Battle of Berlin

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The Battle of Berlin was the final major offensive during World War II. The Germans were vying for control of their capital, and the Soviets set out in a mindset that they were going to reak vengeance upon the German invader that started the war between them, and who cause so many casualties. The Soviets called this operation The Berlin Offendsive Operation. It consisted of three main army groups of the Red Army. One group attacked from the south, another from the east and the final made a drive into Berlin itself from the north. By the end of this ost bloody fight, Adolf Hitler, and many of the high command of the Wermacht had committed suicide on grounds that they had been defeated. the battle had lasted from late April 1945 to May 1945, in which the month that the German high command admitted defeat, and surrendered fully to the Allies of World War II.

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1939
Invasion of Poland
Winter War

1940
Invasion of Denmark/Norway
Battle of France
Battle of Britain

1941
Invasion of the Soviet Union
Battle of Moscow
Attack on Pearl Harbor

1942
Battle of Midway
Battle of Stalingrad
Second Battle of El Alamein

1943
Battle of Kursk
Guadalcanal campaign
Invasion of Italy

1944
Battle of Normandy
Operation Bagration
Battle of Leyte Gulf

1945
Battle of Okinawa
Battle of Berlin
End in Europe
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Surrender of Japan

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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Casualties
Expulsion of Germans
Cold War

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