Including: Hitler annexes Austria, Germany invades Poland, evacuation of Dunkirk, London Blitz begins on civilian targets, Pearl Harbor attacked, Battle of El Alamein begins, Fall of Stalingrad – German Army Surrenders, D-Day Landings, liberation of Paris, Big Three meet at Yalta to carve up post-war world, Germans surrender to Montgomery, VE Day celebrations, and Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
Videos In This Series
These are the days on which political revolutions, technological breakthroughs, and sporting triumphs took place. From the funeral of Queen Victoria to iconic events like the Hindenburg airship disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Asian Tsunami and the 2012 Olympic bid. Narrated by John Humphrys.