World map during ww2. Medals of world war two us german soviet british medals and decorations. By stephen sherman aug2002. American medals are linked on this. The military history of gibraltar during world war ii exemplifies gibraltars position as a british fortress since the early 18th century and as a vital factor in british military strategy both as a foothold on the continent of europe and as a bastion of british sea power.
Encyclopedia of the second world war the second world war is a spartacus educational website and enables one to research individual people and events of the war in detail. Ships of world war two battleships aircraft carriers cruisers destroyers etc. Wwii general web sites. Updated july 8 2013.
The military history of new zealand during world war ii began when new zealand entered the second world war by declaring war on nazi germany with great britain. During world war ii gibraltar served a vital role in both the. Naval recognition manual as a base this section covers the major naval powers of the war. The blitz took place during world war two where the german air force targeted industrial and civilian areas of the uk.
The bomb sight web map and mobile app reveals ww2 bomb census maps between 7101940 and 06061941 previously available only by viewing them in the reading room of the national archives. When germanys forces slammed into the balkans during the early spring of 1941 they encountered not only armed resistance but also difficultterrain and horrendous weather. 6122006 world war ii. The uk declared war on germany on 3 september 1939.
World war ii began when german troops invaded poland on 1 september 1939. During the 50th anniversary of world war ii as we honor those americans who undauntedly and courageously contributed to the defense of our nation often overlooked in our remembrances are the valiant efforts of african americans. Lesson plans activities and more. By stephen sherman june 2007.