events in Europe should I know about from 1942-1945?
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1. The Allies began fighting in
northern Africa and then went north to liberate Italy.
June 6, 1944, was the largest battle and the turning point of the
war. It led to the liberation of France. Dwight D. Eisenhower was
the Allied Commander.
Battle of the Bulge during the winter of 1944-45 was the
deadliest battle of the war for the Americans. However, Germany
could not permanently break Allied lines.
4. Adolf Hitler killed himself
on April 30, 1945 in an underground bunker. V-E (Victory in Europe)
Day would be on May 8th after Germany surrendered.
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