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This page lists all of the engagements fought during WWII. This page does not tell detail about these events as it is only meant to assist in finding the articles about such events.


Pre-war

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  • Invasion of Manchuria
    • Jiangqiao campaign
    • Battle of Heilongjiang
    • Bombing of Jinzhou
    • Battle of Liaoning
    • Defense of Harbin
  • January 28 incident
  • Inner Mongolian campaign
    • Defense of the Great Wall
    • Battle of Rehe
    • Suiyuan campaign

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  • Invasion of Abyssinia
    • De Bono's invasion of Abyssinia
    • Christmas Offensive
    • Battle of Ganale Doria
    • First Battle of Tembien
    • Battle of Amba Aradam
    • Second Battle of Tembien
    • Battle of Shire
    • Battle of Maychew
    • Battle of the Ogaden
    • March of the Iron Will


1937

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1938

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  • Soviet–Japanese border conflicts
    • Battle of Lake Khasan
  • Second Sino-Japanese War
    • Battle of Xuzhou
      • Battle of Tai'erzhuang
      • Yellow River flood
    • Battle of Northern and Eastern Henan
      • Battle of Lanfeng
    • Amoy Operation
    • Bombing of Chongqing
    • Battle of Wuhan
      • Battle of Wanjialing
      • Changsha fire
    • Canton Operation
      • Hainan Island Operation


1939

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  • Invasion of Poland
    • Battle of Westerplatte
    • Defence of the Polish Post Office in Danzig
    • Battle of the Border
      • Battle of Chojnice
      • Charge at Krojanty
      • Battle of Lasy Królewskie
      • Battle of Mokra
      • Battle of Pszczyna
      • Battle of Grudziądz
      • Battle of Mława
      • Battle of Jordanów
      • Raid on Fraustadt
      • Battle of Węgierska Górka
      • Battle of Tuchola Forest
      • Battle of Częstochowa
      • Battle of Mikołów
      • Defense of Katowice
      • Battle of Bukowiec
      • Slovak invasion of Poland
    • Battle of Danzig Bay
    • Battle of Gdynia
    • Battle of Hel
    • Battle of Borowa Góra
    • Battle of Piotrków Trybunalski
    • Battle of Różan
    • Battle of Tomaszów Mazowiecki
    • Battle of Pułtusk
    • Battle of Łódź
    • Battle of Barak
    • Battle of Łomża
    • Battle of Wizna
    • Battle of Wola Cyrusowa
    • Siege of Warsaw
    • Battle of Radom
    • Battle of the Bzura
    • Battle of Kampinos Forest
    • Battle of Jarosław
    • Battle of Kępa Oksywska
    • Battle of Kałuszyn
    • Battle of Przemyśl
    • Battle of Jaworów
    • Battle of Lwów
    • Battle of Wilno
    • Battle of Modlin
    • Battle of Brześć Litewski
    • Battle of Kobryń
    • Battle of Tomaszów Lubelski
    • Battle of Wólka Węglowa
    • Battle of Krasnystaw
    • Battle of Łomianki
    • Battle of Grodno
    • Battle of Cześniki
    • Battle of Krasnobród
    • Battle of Husynne
    • Battle of Kodziowce
    • Battle of Władypol
    • Battle of Szack
    • Battles of Parczew, Jabłoń and Milanów
    • Battle of Wytyczno
    • Battle of Kock
  • The Winter War
    • Battle of Petsamo
    • Battle of Salla
    • Battle of Taipale
      • Battle of Kelja
    • Battle of Kollaa
    • Battle of Suomussalmi
    • Battle of Tolvajärvi
      • Battle of Varolampi Pond
    • First Battle of Summa


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  • Phoney War
    • Battle of the River Forth
    • Saarland Offensive
    • Battle of the Heligoland Bight
    • Operation Wikinger

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  • Soviet–Japanese border conflicts
    • Battles of Khalkhin Gol
  • Second Sino-Japanese War
    • Battle of Nanchang
    • Battle of Suixian–Zaoyang
      • Swatow Operation
    • First Battle of Changsha
    • Battle of South Guangxi
      • Battle of Kunlun Pass
    • 1939–1940 Winter Offensive
      • Battle of West Suiyuan
      • Battle of Wuyuan

Mediterranean and Middle East theatre

  • Italian invasion of Albania
    • Battle of Durrës

1940

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  • Winter War
    • Battle of Raate Road
    • Battle of Kuhmo
    • Second Battle of Summa
    • Battle of Honkaniemi
    • Battle of Vyborg Bay

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  • Operation Weserübung
    • Norwegian campaign
    • German invasion of Denmark
      • Action in the Oslofjord
      • Capture of Egersund
      • Battle of Drøbak Sound
      • Battle of Fornebu
      • Battle of Horten Harbour
      • Action off Lofoten
      • Capture of Arendal
      • Battle of Narvik
      • Battle of Midtskogen
      • Battle of Dombås
      • Namsos campaign
      • Åndalsnes landings
      • Battle for Kvam
      • Battle of Hegra Fortress
      • Battle of Gratangen
      • Battle of Høljarast Bridge
      • Battle of Vinjesvingen
      • Actions in Nordland
      • Operation Alphabet
      • Operation Juno
  • Invasion of Iceland
  • Invasion of Luxembourg
  • Battle of the Netherlands
    • Battle of Maastricht
    • Battle of Mill
    • Battle for The Hague
    • Battle of Rotterdam
    • Battle of Zeeland
    • Battle of the Grebbeberg
    • Battle of the Afsluitdijk
    • Rotterdam Blitz
  • Battle of France
    • Operation Royal Marine
    • Battle of Sedan
    • Battle of Montcornet
    • Battle of Arras
    • Battle of Boulogne
    • Siege of Calais
    • Battle of Dunkirk
    • Battle of Abbeville
    • Siege of Lille
    • Operation Paula
    • Battle of the Alps
    • Operation Cycle
    • Battle of Saumur
    • Battle of Lagarde
    • Operation Aerial
  • Battle of Belgium
    • Battle of Fort Eben-Emael
    • Operation David
    • Battle of Hannut
    • Battle of Gembloux
    • Battle of the Ypres–Comines Canal
    • Battle of the Lys
  • Battle of Britain
    • Kanalkampf
    • Adlertag
    • The Hardest Day
    • The Blitz
    • Battle of Britain Day

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  • Western Desert campaign
    • Operazione E
    • Operation Compass
      • First Action of Fort Capuzzo
      • Attack on Nibeiwa
      • Battle of Sidi Barrani
  • Operation Skorpion
  • Operation Flipper

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  • Second Sino-Japanese War
    • Battle of Zaoyang–Yichang
    • Hundred Regiments Offensive
    • Central Hubei Operation
  • South-East Asian theatre
    • Japanese invasion of French Indochina
    • Franco-Thai War

1941

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  • Second Sino-Japanese War
    • Battle of South Henan
    • Western Hubei Operation
    • Battle of Shanggao
    • Battle of South Shanxi
    • Second Battle of Changsha
    • Third Battle of Changsha
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor
  • South-East Asian Theater
    • Japanese invasion of Thailand
      • Battle of Chumphon
      • Battle of Nakhon Si Thammarat
      • Battle of Prachuap Khiri Khan
      • Battle of Surat Thani
      • Battle of Pattani
      • Battle of Songkhla
    • Malayan campaign
      • Japanese invasion of Malaya
      • Bombing of Singapore
      • Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse
      • Battle of Jitra
        • Operation Krohcol
      • Battle of Gurun
      • Battle of Kampar
    • Battle of Borneo
    • Battle of the Philippines
      • Japanese invasion of Batan Island
      • Japanese invasion of Vigan
      • Japanese invasion of Aparri
      • Japanese invasion of Legazpi
      • Japanese invasion of Davao
      • Japanese invasion of Lingayen Gulf
      • Japanese invasion of Lamon Bay
  • Battle of Hong Kong
  • First Battle of Guam
  • Battle of Wake Island

1942

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  • Battle of Dutch Harbor

1943

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  • Dambuster's Raid
  • Berlin Air Campaign

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  • Battle of Tarawa
  • Battle of Attu
  • Battle of Cape Glouster
  • Battle of Rennell Island

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  • Battle of Ortona
  • The Bari Air Raid
  • Battle of San Pietro Infine
  • Bombing of the Vatican

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1944

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1945

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  • Operation Nordwind
  • Battle of Groningen
  • Operation Bodenplatte
  • Colmar Pocket
  • Operation Varsity
  • Invasion of Germany

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  • Battle of Okinawa
  • Battle of Iwo Jima
  • Operation Inmate
  • Operation Ten-Go
  • Battle of Surabaya
  • Raid at Los Baños
  • Battle of Luzon
  • Battle of Manguindanao
  • Battle of the Visayas
  • Battle of Hill 170
  • Battle of Ramree Island
  • Operation Dracula
  • Battle of Elephant Point
  • Invasion of Palawan
  • Battle of Manila (1945)
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