The attack on Pearl Harbour by Japan and the declaration of war against the USA by Nazi Germany brought America into WW2; which four years later resulted in the unconditional surrender of both Japan and Germany.
Attack on Pearl Harbor—1941
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor resulted in President Roosevelt signing a declaration of war against Japan, marking the United States' official entrance into World War II.
Milne Bay 1942. The RAAF's Forgotten Finest Hour.
In the WW2 battle of Milne Bay, RAAF provided the Australian Army with close air support and achieved local air supremacy, which resulted in a notable victory for Australian forces.
Tobruk: 8 facts about the WW2 confrontation in North Africa
German propaganda’s use of the term 'Rats of Tobruk’ hardened the resolve of Tobruk’s Australian and British defenders.
HMAS Sydney’s unknown sailor identified, but mysteries remain
During WW2, HMAS Sydney engaged the German auxiliary cruiser HSK Kormoran—in the battle that followed, both ships were destroyed.
The P-51 Mustang’s Winning Record
The P-51 Mustang was the perfect example of an American fighter aircraft in WW2—Pilots loved the plane for its responsiveness and agility.
Korean War Campaigns
In 1950 the Soviet (Russian)and China backed North Korea invaded the US-backed South Korea; after see-saving backwards and forwards, the war ended in a territorial stalemate, roughly where the conflict began.
75 Years Ago, A Nazi Rocket took the first photo of earth from space.
The USA used a WW2 Nazi Germany V2 rocket to take the first picture of the earth from space.
Groupthink Blinded Imperial Japan at the Battle of Midway
The USA defeated the Japanese Navy at the Battle of Midway because of poor Japanese planning, groupthink, and the failure of the Japanese to allow any criticism of their flawed operational plan.