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80th Anniversary of World War 2: July 1941

In July 1941, the invading German forces enjoyed almost complete success over the Soviet Union’s Red Army across a broad front stretching from the Baltic States to the Ukraine. The events of…

80th Anniversary of World War 2: June 1941

In June 1941, German military planning was firmly focused Operation Barbarossa, the impending invasion of the Soviet Union. With the defeat of British, Commonwealth and Greek forces on Crete, Nazi Germany and…
German bombers fly over Nazi invasion vehicles

80th Anniversary of World War 2: May 1941

In May 1941 the German leader Adolf Hitler and his military commanders prepared for the invasion of the Soviet Union. In the west, the German airforce’s sustained blitz against the United Kingdom…

80th Anniversary of World War 2: April 1941

In April 1941, while allied forces enjoyed military successes against Italian forces in Abyssinia, Somalia and East Africa and against Imperial Japanese troops in China, Germany remained the dominant military power in…

80th Anniversary of World War 2: March 1941

In March 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt confirmed American support for the war effort of Britain and her allies against Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Imperial Japan ‘until total victory has been…

80th Anniversary of World War 2: February 1941

In February 1941, while the fighting continued at the peripheries of the Nazi German and Fascist Italian empires, significant events throughout the month served to highlight the increasing international tensions which would expand the European war into a global conflict.

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