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WW2 in 1939 - 1940 every month

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We will use 1 September 1939 as the start date of World War 2.
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Last updated: May 27, 2023
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September 1939: Germany attacked what country to start the conflict in Europe?
Poland
October 1939: The last soldiers of the nation from the previous question surrendered. Germany annexed the western part and the ________ ________ annexed the eastern part.
Soviet-Union
November 1939: What war in between the Soviet-Union and Finland started the 30th of this month?
Winter War
December 1939: The Soviet Army reached the ________ Line. This was a line of Finnish fortifications along the Karelian Isthmus.
Mannerheim
January 1940: The German government ordered the registration of all ________ owned property in Poland.
Jewish
February 1940: Forces of the Royal Navy seized the German steamer ________ in Norwegian waters and freed 299 prisoners of war.
Altmark
March 1940: ________ ________, the deadliest sniper of all time, was hit by an explosive round in an anti-sniper campaign run by the Soviets, putting him into an 11-day coma.
Simo Häyhä
April 1940: The guns of Oscarsborg Fortress sank the Blücher in the Battle of Drøbak Sound, in the fjord leading to ________ (Norway).
Oslo
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May 1940: Germany attacked the low countries and France. Through what area did the Germans penetrate the French lines with their spearheads?
Ardennes
June 1940: On the third of this month, the last troops from the British Expeditionary Force in France were evacuated from ________.
Dunkirk
July 1940: Philippe Pétain's government moved to southern France. The collaborationist state run from there came to be known as ________ France.
Vichy
August 1940: The Japanese battleship ________ is launched, she would become the largest and heaviest battleship to ever set sail.
Yamato
September 1940: The Japanese invasion of ________ Indochina began.
French
October 1940: The Italian Army crossed the southern border of annexed Albania and invaded ________.
Greece
November 1940: The United States presidential election was held. ________ ________ ________won an unprecedented third term as President of the United States, carrying 38 of 48 states.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
December 1940: At least 7 new German submarines were commissioned this month. What was the German name for submarine?
U-boat
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