List of World War II battles


List of World War II battles

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Africa

Western Front

*"Battle of the Bulge" [ [http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_the_bulge.htm "The Battle of the Bulge"] ]
*"Battle of Britain"
*"Battle of France
*"Battle of Maastricht
*"Battle for the Hague
*"Battle of the Grebbeberg
*"Battle of Fort Eben-Emael
*"Battle of Hannut
*"Battle of The Afsluitdijk
*"Battle of the Netherlands
*"Battle of Zeeland
*"Battle of Dunkirk
*"St. Nazaire Raid
*"Dieppe Raid
*"Invasion of Normandy
*"Operation Dragoon
*"Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine
*"Operation Market Garden
*"Battle of Overloon

Eastern Front

*"Operation Arctic Fox"
*"Operation Bagration"
*"Battle of Bautzen (1945)"
*"Battle of the Bay of Viipuri"
*"Battle of Białystok-Minsk"
*"Operation Barbarosa"
*"Belostock Offensive"
*"Bobruysk Offensive"
*"Battle of Berlin"
*"Battle at Borodino Field"
*"Operation Braunschweig"
*"Defense of Brest Fortress"
*"Siege of Breslau"
*"Battle of Brody (1941)"
*"Battle of Bryansk (1941)"
*"Budapest Offensive"
*"Siege of Budapest"
*"Operation Büffel"
*"Case Blue"
*"Battle of the Caucasus"
*"Concert (operation)"
*"Continuation War"
*"Courland Pocket"
*"Battle of the Crimea (1941)"
*"Battle of the Crimea (1944)"
*"Battle of Debrecen"
*"Demyansk Pocket"
*"Operation Doppelkopf"
*"Battle of the Dnieper"
*"Battle of Drava"
*"Battle of the Dukla Pass"
*"East Pomeranian Offensive"
*"East Prussian Offensive"
*"Operation Edelweiss"
*"Operation Frühlingserwachen"
*"Gumbinnen Operation"
*"Battle of Halbe"
*"Heiligenbeil Pocket"
*"Operation Iskra"
*"Jassy-Kishinev Operation"
*"Kamenets-Podolsky Pocket"
*"Kaunas Offensive"
*"Battle of the Kerch Peninsula"
*"Kerch-Eltigen Operation"
*"First Battle of Kharkov"
*"Second Battle of Kharkov"
*"Third Battle of Kharkov"
*"Fourth Battle of Kharkov"
*"Occupation of Kharkiv"
*"Battle of Kiev (1941)"
*"Battle of Kiev (1943)"
*"Battle of Kolberg"
*"Battle of Königsberg"
*"Operation Konrad"
*"Korsun-Cherkassy Pocket"
*"Battle of Krasny Bor"
*"Operation Kremlin"
*"Battle of Kursk" [ [http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_kursk.htm "The Battle of Kursk"] ]
*"Operation Kutuzov"
*"Battle of Leningrad"
*"Battle of Lenino"
*"Lower Silesian Offensive"
*"Lublin–Brest Offensive"
*"Lvov–Sandomierz Offensive"
*"Lötzen decision"
*"Operation Margarethe"
*"Battle of Memel"
*"Minsk Offensive"
*"Mogilev Offensive"
*"Moonzund Landing Operation"
*"Battle of Moscow" [ [http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_for_moscow.htm "The Battle for Moscow"] ]
*"Malaya Zemlya"
*"Operation Mars"
*"Nagykanizsa–Kermend Offensive"
*"Battle of Narva (1944)"
*"Battle of Narva - Battle for the Narva Bridgehead (1944)"
*"Battle of Narva - Battle of the Tannenberg Line (1944)"
*"Nevsky Pyatachok"
*"Battle of Nikolayevka"
*"Operation Nordlicht"
*"Battle of the Oder-Neisse"
*"Siege of Odessa (1941)"
*"Osovets Offensive"
*"Ostrogozhsk-Rossosh Operation"
*"Operation Panzerfaust"
*"Operation Platinum Fox"
*"Polotsk Offensive"
*"Operation Polyarnaya Zvezda"
*"Battle of Porkuni"
*"Battle of Poznań (1945)"
*"Prague Offensive"
*"Pripyat swamps (punitive operation)"
*"Battle of Prokhorovka"
*"Battle of Radzymin (1944)"
*"Battle of Raseiniai"
*"Operation Renntier"
*"Riga Offensive (1944)"
*"Battle of Rostov"
*"Battles of Rzhev"
*"Operation Saturn"
*"Defense of Schwedt Bridgehead"
*"Sea of Azov coastal advance"
*"Battle of the Seelow Heights"
*"Siege of Sevastopol (1941–1942)"
*"Shyaulyay Offensive"
*"Silesian Offensives"
*"Operation Silver Fox"
*"Battle of Smolensk (1941)"
*"Battle of Smolensk (1943)"
*"Operation Solstice"
*"Battle of Someri"
*"Battle of Stalingrad" [ [http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_stalingrad.htm "The Battle of Stalingrad"] ]
*"Battle of Studzianki"
*"Bombing of Tallinn in World War II"
*"Evacuation of Tallinn (1941)"
*"Tallinn Offensive"
*"Battle of Târgul Frumos"
*"Tatsinskaya Raid"
*"Toropets-Kholm Operation"
*"Battle of Uman"
*"Upper Silesian Offensive"
*"Operation Uranus"
*"Battle for Velikiye Luki (1943)"
*"Vienna Offensive"
*"Vilnius Offensive"
*"Vistula–Oder Offensive"
*"Vitebsk–Orsha Offensive"
*"Battle of Voronezh (1942)"
*"Battle of Voronezh (1943)"
*"Warsaw Uprising"
*"Operation Wintergewitter"
*"Operation Wotan"
*"Yelnya Offensive"
*"Zemland Offensive"

Pacific

*"Battle of Singapore" [ [http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/fall_of_singapore.htm "The Fall of Singapore"] ]
*"Battle of Pearl Harbor"
*"Battle of Iwo Jima"
*"Battle of the Coral Sea"
*"Battle of Midway"
*"Battle of Okinawa"
*"Battle of Leyte Gulf"
*"Battle of Guam (1941)"
*"Doolittle Raid"
*"Battle of Hong Kong"
*"Battle of the Philippines"
*"Battle of Milne Bay"
*"Battle of Bataan"
*"Battle of Malaya"
*"Battle of Wake Island"
*"Battle of Corregidor"
*"Battle of Savo Island"
*"Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands"
*"Battle of Wau"
*"Battle of Rabaul"
*"Battle for Kododa"
*" [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kokoda_Track_Campaign#Battle_of_Isurava Battle of Isurava] "
*" [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kokoda_Track_Campaign#Battle_of_Brigade_Hill Battle of Brigade Hill] "
*"Battle of Darwin"
*"Attack on Broome"
*"Operation Mo"
*"Huon Peninsula campaign"
*"Battle of the Bismarck Sea"
*"Salamaua-Lae campaign"
*"Bougainville Campaign"
*"Battle of Lone Tree Hill (1944)"
*"Battle of Morotai"
*"Battle of Biak"
*"Battle of Noemfoor"
*"Battle of Driniumor River"
*"Operations Reckless and Persecution"
*"Finisterre Range campaign"
*"Bombing of Wewak"
*"Operation Cartwheel"
*"Battle of Buna-Gona"
*"Battle of Wau"
*"Attack on Sydney Harbour"

China

*Mukden September 1931
*Invasion of Manchuria September 1931
**Jiangqiao Campaign October 1931
**Resistance at Nenjiang Bridge November 1931
**Jinzhou December 1931
**Defense of Harbin January 1932
*Shanghai (1932) January 1932
*Pacification of Manchukuo March 1932
*Great Wall January 1933
**Battle of Rehe February 1933
*Actions in Inner Mongolia (1933-36)
**Suiyuan Campaign October 1936
*Battle of Lugou Bridge (Marco Polo Bridge Incident) July 1937
*Beiping-Tianjin July 1937
*Chahar August 1937
*Battle of Shanghai August 1937
*Beiping–Hankou August 1937
*Tianjin–Pukou August 1937
*Taiyuan September 1937
*Battle of Pingxingguan September 1937
**Battle of Xinkou September 1937
*Battle of Nanjing December 1937
*Battle of Xuzhou December 1937
*Battle of Taierzhuang March 1938
*Northern and Eastern Honan 1938 January 1938
**Battle of Lanfeng May 1938
*Xiamen May 1938
*Battle of Wuhan June 1938
**Battle of Wanjialing
*Guangdong October 1938
*Hainan Island February 1939
*Battle of Nanchang March 1939
**Battle of Xiushui River March 1939
*Battle of Suixian-Zaoyang May 1939
*Shantou June 1939
*Battle of Changsha (1939) September 1939
*Battle of South Guangxi November 1939
**Battle of Kunlun Pass December 1939
*1939-40 Winter Offensive November 1939
**Battle of Wuyuan March 1940
*Battle of Zaoyang-Yichang May 1940
*Hundred Regiments Offensive August 1940
*Vietnam Expedition September 1940
*Central Hupei November 1940
*Battle of South Henan January 1941
*Western Hopei March 1941
*Battle of Shanggao March 1941
*Battle of South Shanxi May 1941
*Battle of Changsha (1941) September 1941
*Battle of Changsha (1942) January 1942
*Battle of Yunnan-Burma Road March 1942
**Battle of Toungoo
**Battle of Yenangyaung
* Battle of Zhejiang-Jiangxi April 1942
*Battle of West Hubei May 1943
*Battle of Northern Burma and Western Yunnan October 1943
*Battle of Changde November 1943
*Operation Ichi-Go
**Operation Kogo Battle of Central Henan April 1944
**Operation Togo 1 Battle of Changsha (1944)
**Operation Togo 2 and Operation Togo 3 Battle of Guilin-LiuzhouAugust 1944
*Battle of West Hunan April - June, 1945
*Second Guangxi Campaign April - July, 1945
*Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation August – September, 1945

Misc

*"The Battle of the River Plate" [ [http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_the_river_plate.htm "The Battle of the River Plate"] ]

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