The History Place: Statistics of World War II

WWII Timelines, Maps, Statistics, Trivia, and Glossary

Shmoop: World War II Statistics

German War Statistics

Manchurian Incident "Rape" of Nanjing (Nanking) Germans taking Sudentenland
Dunkirk Battle of Britain Tobruk
Siege of Stalingrad Bataan Death March Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Battle of Guam Philippines Coral Sea
Midway Island Okinawa Iwo Jima
Guadalcanal Leyte Gulf Kiska (Alaska)
El Alamein Stalingrad Normandy (D-Day)
Battle of the Bulge    

 

Event: Bombing of Pearl Harbor


Surrender of Japan

Pearl Harbour -- From The History Learning Site

Pearl Harbor-- From The History Channel

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Sunday, December 7, 194-- From the History Place

Attack at Pearl Harbor, 1941-- From Eyewitness to History

Event: Manchurian Incident or Mukden Incident

Manchuria 1931 --from the History Learning Site

The Mukden Incident of 1931 and the Stimson Doctrine --From the U. S. Dept. of State

Japanese Conquest of Manchuria 1931-1932 -- from Mt. Holyoke University

Event: Battle of Guam

The Battle of Guam: 1941 from History.net

Battle of Guam: 21 July - 10 August 1944 -- U.S. Army Center of Military History

Invasion of Guam -- World War II database

Event: Battle of El Alamein

The Battle of El Alamein -- from the History channel

The Battle of El Alamein -- from the History Learning Site

World War Two: The Battle of El Alamein -- from the BBC

Event: "Rape" of Nanjing or "Rape of Nanking

Nanjing Massacre--History Channel

Scarred by history: The Rape of Nanking  -- from the BBC

Rape of Nanking 1937-1938 -- 300,000 deaths -- The History Place

Battle of Nanjing and the Rape of Nanjing -- from the World War II database

Event: Bataan Death March

The Bataan Death March -- About.com

Bataan Death March--from History Channel

The Bataan Death March, 1942--Eyewitneess to History

Event: Philippines

Invasion of the Philippine Islands from World War II database

World War II and Japanese Occupation -- from Philippine Country.com

Pacific and Philippines from the History Channel

Event: Okinawa

The Battle of Okinawa -- from the History Channel

The Battle of Okinawa -- from the History Learning Site

Battle Of Okinawa: Summary, Fact, Pictures and Casualties From History.net

Event: Leyte Gulf

World War II: Battle of Leyte Gulf from Military History

Battle of Leyte Gulf from Encyclopedia Brittanica

Battle of Leyte Gulf -- from the History Channel

Event: Tobruk

World War II: North Africa Campaign -- from History.net

War in North Africa -- from History Learning Site

Siege of Tobruk -- World War II database

Fact File : Siege of Tobruk -- from the BBC

Event: Coral Sea

The Battle of Coral Sea -- History Learning Site

The Battle of Coral Sea -- from the History Channel

Battle of Coral Sea -- World War II database

Event: Kiska (Alaska)

Battle of the Aleutian Islands -- from the History Channel

Aleutian Islands Campaign from World War II database

Event: Sudentenland

Munich Conference and the Annexation of Sudetenland - from World War II database

The Sudentenland -- from Spartacus Educational

The Czech Crisis of 1938 - History Learning Site

 

Event: Battle of Midway
Key Vocabulary: Chester Nimitz, Midway Island, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Yamamoto, radar

The Battle of Midway, 1942
From Eyewitness to History

The Battle of Midway: Turning Point in the Pacific
From United States Navy

The Battle of Midway
From The History Channel

Event: Battle of Guadalcanal

Key Vocabulary: Macarthur, island hopping, Soloman Islands, Island of Death, U.S. Marines

Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 - February 1943
From History Channel

Battle Of Guadalcanal
From the History Channel

Guadalcanal
From PBS

Event: Iwo Jima
Key Vocabulary: Tokyo, U.S. Marines, Mt. Suribachi

The 1945 Battle for Iwo Jima
From the BBC

Battle for Iwo Jima and related media
From the History Channel

Battle for Iwo Jima--Video
From the History Channel

Iwo Jima
From PBS

Raising the Flag Over Iwo Jima, 1945
From the Eyewitness to History

Event: Rescue at Dunkirk
Key Vocabulary: English Channel, Royal Navy Ships, British expeditionary Force


The 'miracle' of Dunkirk
From the BBC

1940: Dunkirk rescue is over - Churchill defiant
From the BBC

The Evacuation at Dunkirk, 1940
From Eyewitness to History

Operation Dynamo - Evacuation at Dunkirk
From Awesome Stories. Video showing the evacuation of Dunkirk

Event: Battle of Britain
Key Vocabulary: London, enigma, Winston Churchill, Operation Sea Lion, RAF, Luftwaffe

The Battle of Britain
From the BBC

The Battle of Britain
From the History Channel

The Battle of Britain, 1940
From Eyewitness to History

The Battle of Britain
From SparkNotes

Event: D-Day
Key Vocabulary: Operation Overlord, Eisenhower, Calais

1944: D-Day marks start of Europe invasion
From the BBC.

D-Day Index of Events
From the History Learning Site

D-Day
From the U. S. Army

D-Day
From the U. S. Holocaust Museum

Event: Battle of the Bulge
Key Vocabulary: Counterattack, Hitler, Ardennes

Battle of the Bulge
From the BBC: World Wars in Depth

Battle of the Bulge
From the History Learning Site

Battle of the Bulge
From the History Channel

Battle of the Bulge: Overview of the Battle
From the U. S. Army with an overview, slideshow, newsreel footage and links to online resources.

Battle of the Bulge
From PBS American Experience. Includes a photo gallery and films of veterans remembrances along with biographies.

Event: Battle of Stalingrad
Key Vocab: Operation Barbarossa; Leningrad; Montgomery; Eisenhower; Stalin

Battle of Stalingrad
From the History Channel.

Battle of Stalingrad
From the BBC

The Battle of Stalingrad
From the History Learning Site

Catastrophe at Stalingrad: The Defeat of Hitler
From The History Place

 

 

created 3/01/2010
updated 3/4/2015