1939

Assassination attempt is made on Hitler by the Polish Army in Charles de Gaulles Square. The bomb failed to explode.

1940

Heavy bomber raids continue against cities at night. During the day fighter-bombers fly nuisance raids against coastal towns, airfields and other military targets.

1942

Paulus begins final push towards Stalingrad, not knowing they are getting over extended.

1944

Allies enter Greece. Soviet troops enter Yugoslavia. US troops cross the River Wurm, and establish a bridgehead across the Siegfried Line.

1946

Nuremburg Trials end. Albert Speer, Nazi architect is sentenced to 20 years, which he serves in Spandu Prison.

 

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