Summary of World War II

This document highlights the important people, places, and events that took place during World War II.

Battle of the Atlantic

Shipping was the mode of transport in order to provide supplies to the battlefields of Europe, making the Battle of the Atlantic essential for victory in World War II.

Europe West

This document highlights an account of the Second World War, with particular emphasis on Canadian contributions.

The African Mediterranean & Middle East Campaign

This campaign began with an attempt to capture the Suez Canal defended by British Commonwealth forces.

Battle of Britain

A discussion of separate phases of the battle of Britain, including the offensive and defensive plans as well as the events leading up to the conflict in March 31, prior to the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union.

Eastern Europe & Balkans

Covers the longest land battle in Europe during the time of 1939 to 1945. This battle has resulted in huge casualty numbers for both military and civilians.

From Pearl Harbor to Midway

Provides a look at the series of events prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor and the actual attack to the Battle of Midway.

Raid on Dieppe

Recounts the disastrous Raid on Dieppe, proving that a direct invasion of France was premature, but much was learned about German defenses of Fortress Europe.

The Italian Campaign

Provides information on the Italian Campaign. Success in Italy was essential to permit the invasion of Normandy, France, on D-Day.

Normandy Campaign

A gripping explanation of some of the most famous battles ever to take place. This document includes Operation Neptune and Operation Overlord, which is commonly known as D-Day to the liberation of France.

Battle of the Bulge

The United States of America's bloodiest European Battle against the last German offensive in the West prior to the invasion of Germany.

China, Burma, India & Central Pacific

Answers some of the most important questions about the war, including how it started, how it ended, and its consequences.

Royal Canadian Air Force

Highlights of important persons, places, and events of the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1924-2013.