World War II was a dark period in the history of the world. This section covers topics about some of the many people and events that took place during the course of World War II.
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Battle of the Bulge. Germany staged its last great attack in December, 1944, when Rundstedt again struck through the Ardennes, scene of the 1940 triumph.

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This World War II timeline highlights key events from January 1944 through July 1944. On June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history was launched, thereby turning the tide of the war. Follow the events of World War II, including the D-Day invasion.

Russian Army Repels Hitler's Forces: August 1942-January 1943

The Russian Army repelling Hitler's forces put an end to the bloodiest battle in history. The German surrender came on February 2, 1943. Over 91,000 Axis soldiers were taken prisoner by Russian forces. Learn about it and other World War II events of this period.

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