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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: Battle of Monte Cassino: Allied aircraft bomb German-held monastery and stage an assault.
** 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.
** WWIIOperation 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 Operation
** Operation Atalanta, from 2008 ( Gulf of Aden ) – 202 soldiers
** Operation Active Endeavour, from 2001 ( Mediterranean and Strait of Gibraltar ) – 220 soldiers
** Operation Ocean Shield, from 2009 ( Gulf of Aden ) – 230 soldiers
** Operation Unified Protector, from 2011
** Axis & Allies: while playing as the Axis powers in campaign mode ( which has the Axis powers winning the war ), Operation Sea Lion is the mission following the failed invasion of Normandy.
** Britain Stands Alone: Operation Sealion, 1940, GMT Games ( 1994 ), boardgame
** Empire Earth: the last mission of the German campaign is to carry out Operation Sea Lion
** Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain and Operation Sea Lion, GDW ( 1982 ), boardgame: part of GDW's Europa system.
** Britain Invaded !, aka Operation Sealion, Tk Computerware ( 1985 )
** The Terminator 2029: Operation Scour, 1993 expansion pack for The Terminator 2029
** Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow – Aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes against U. S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.
** Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul during Operation Ripper.
** Operation Grapple: At Malden Island in the Pacific, Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb, which fails to detonate properly.
** Operation Magic Carpet to transport Jews from Yemen to Israel begins.
** British forces launch Operation Goodwood, an armoured offensive aimed at driving the Germans from the high ground to the south of Caen.
** Operation Pluto: The world's first undersea oil pipeline is laid between England and France.
** Liberation of Paris: The Allies enter Paris, successfully completing Operation Overlord.
** Operation Market Garden ends in an Allied withdrawal.
** Operation Manna: British Lancaster bombers drop food into the Netherlands to prevent the starvation of the civilian population.
** Operation Torch: United States and United Kingdom forces land in French North Africa.
** Nuclear testing: In the first underwater test of the atomic bomb, the surplus USS Saratoga is sunk near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, when the United States detonates the Baker device during Operation Crossroads.

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