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** and WWII
** 25 cent WWII ( Dutch coin )
** WWII: Forward elements of General Hoeppner's XVI Panzerkorps take up positions outside Warsaw.
** WWII: Polish troops on the Westerplatte are forced, due to lack of food and ammunition, to surrender.
** WWII – Sonderaktion Krakau: Germans take action against scientists from the University of Kraków and other Kraków universities at the beginning of WWII.
** WWII – Winter War: Soviet forces attack Finland and reach the Mannerheim Line, starting the war.
** WWII – Sweden declares non-belligerency in the Winter War.
** George Unwin, British fighter ace of WWII ( d. 2006 )
** WWII: The 27th Polish Home Army Infantry Division is re-created, marking the start of Operation Tempest by the Polish Home Army.
** WWII: The Japanese launch an offensive in central and south China.
** WWII: A train stalls inside a railway tunnel outside Salerno, Italy ; 521 choke to death.
** WWII: The National Council of the French Resistance approves the Resistance programme.
** Operation Bagration: A general attack by Soviet forces clears the German forces from Belarus, resulting in the destruction of German Army Group Centre, possibly the greatest defeat of the Wehrmacht during WWII.
** WWII: At Camp Hood, Texas, future baseball star and 1st Lt. Jackie Robinson is arrested and later court-martialed for refusing to move to the back of a segregated U. S. Army bus.
** WWII: Over 500 Japanese prisoners-of-war attempt a mass breakout from the Cowra POW Camp.
** WWII: A Soviet patrol arrests Raoul Wallenberg in Hungary.
** WWII: The Soviet Union occupies Warsaw, Poland.
** WWII: " Black Friday ": A force of Allied Bristol Beaufighter aircraft suffers heavy casualties in an unsuccessful attack on German destroyer Z33 and escorting vessels sheltering in Førde Fjord, Norway.
** WWII – Operation Varsity: Two airborne divisions capture bridges across the Rhine River to aid the Allied advance.
** WWII: The Battle of Königsberg, in East Prussia, ends.
** WWII – Elbe Day: United States and Soviet troops link up at the Elbe River, cutting Germany in two.
** V-E Day ( Victory in Europe, as Nazi Germany surrenders ) commemorates the end of WWII in Europe, with the final surrender being to the Soviets in Berlin, attended by representatives of the Western Powers.
** WWII: Emperor Hirohito announces Japan's surrender on the radio.
** WWII: Korea gains independence following Japan's surrender.

** and Battle
** Battle of Placentia — Emperor Aurelian is defeated by the Alemanni forces invading Italy
** Battle of Fano — Aurelian defeats the Alemanni, who begin to retreat from Italy
** Battle of Pavia — Aurelian destroys the retreating Alemanni army.
** Battle of Lingones — Caesar Constantius Chlorus defeats the Alemanni
** Battle of Vindonissa — Constantius again defeats the Alemanni
** Battle of Albert ( 1914 )
** Battle of Albert ( 1916 )
** Battle of Albert ( 1918 )
** The Battle of Marathon by Elizabeth Barrett Browning ( 1820 )
** Lazarica or Battle of Kosovo by Joksim Nović-Otočanin ( 1847 )
** The Battle of Harpers Ferry ( September 12 – 15, 1862 ), a battle in the American Civil War that took place around what is now Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
** Battle of Marathon
** Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain and Operation Sea Lion, GDW ( 1982 ), boardgame: part of GDW's Europa system.
** Battle of Pagan in 1287, Mongol defeat of Pagan Kingdom
** Battle of Sedan ( 1870 ), 2 September 1870
** Battle of Sedan ( 1940 ), 12 – 15 May 1940
** Battle of Sinop, 1853 naval battle in the Sinop port
** The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey
** The Second Battle of Trenton
** Germany faces the United Kingdom in the Battle of Britain ( 1940 ).
** WWI: Battle of Passchendaele: After 3 months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
** WWI: Third Battle of Gaza: United Kingdom forces capture Gaza from the Ottoman Empire.
** WWI: Battle of Cambrai: British forces, using tanks, make early progress in an attack on German positions but are soon beaten back.
** Sri Lankan civil war – Battle of Pooneryn: Over 400 Sri Lankan military are killed.
** Chinese communist troops fail to take Quemoy in the Battle of Kuningtou ; their advance towards Taiwan is halted.

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