|Battle of Britain
|This military campaign of the Second World War, in which the German Air Force failed to defeat the Royal Air Force defending the United Kingdom, changed the course of war.
|Attack on Pearl Harbor
|This sudden military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States marked the U.S. entry into World War II.
|Battle of Stalingrad
|One of the deadliest battles in history, it marked a turning point in World War II as the German forces were defeated by the Soviet Union.
|The first World War II conference between the Big Three (Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill) where they discussed coordination of the war against Germany.
|Normandy Invasion (D-Day)
|The largest amphibious invasion in history led by Allied forces marked the beginning of the end for Germany in World War II.
|End of World War II
|Two devastating atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki by U.S. led to Japan’s surrender and ultimately the end of World War II.
|A series of military tribunals held after World War II to bring Nazi war criminals to justice.
|Partition of India
|The division of British India into two independent dominions, India and Pakistan, led to significant geopolitical change in South Asia.
|Establishment of Israel
|The creation of an independent Jewish state, Israel, in Palestine triggered the Arab-Israeli conflict.
|Chinese Communist Revolution
|The Communist Party of China, led by Mao Zedong, took control over mainland China establishing People’s Republic of China.