Second World War Timeline

The timeline of the Second World War runs from 3rd September 1939 to 2nd September 1945 and marks one of the bloodiest, most devastating global conflicts.

Belfast Blitz

East Africa

Europe

Europe

World War Two affected much of Europe between September 1939 and May 1945 with conflict in Germany, Netherlands, France, and Italy as well as in the east.

Kindertransport

North Africa

Pacific

Pacific

During the Second World War, the Pacific War was fought from 7th December 1941 until the surrender of Japanese forces to the Allies on 2nd September 1945.

Prisoner Of War Camps

Recreation in Wartime