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A timeline of events in the "World War II Timeline". It features events from Call of Duty series from January 1, 1897 until September 2, 1945 from the games Call of Duty, Call of Duty: United Offensive, Call of Duty: Finest Hour, Call of Duty 2, Call of Duty 2: Big Red One, Call of Duty 3, Call of Duty: Roads to VictoryCall of Duty: World at War: Final Fronts, Call of Duty: World at War (Nintendo DS) and Call of Duty: WWII.

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1897

1898

1902

1904

1906

1907

1910

1911

May 13th

1913

1914

  • Marcel is presumably born in Northern France.

July 28th

1915

1916

1917

1918

May 28th

November 11th

  • World War I ends in Entente victory.
  • Emmet Daniels is awarded a silver star for heroic action.

1920

1922

1923

1925

May 26th

1926

September 3rd

1938

April 3rd

May 16th

November 7th

1939

September 1st

October 6th

  • Nazi Germany takes over Poland.

1940

May 10th

  • The Battle of France begins.

June 25th

July

1941

June 22nd

  • Nazi Germany launches Operation Barbarossa and invades the Soviet Union; Battle of Białystok–Minsk.

July 3rd

  • The Battle of Białystok–Minsk ends.

August 23rd

  • The Battle of Kiev begins.

September 2nd

September 9th

  • Siege of Leningrad

September 26th

  • The Battle of Kiev ends.

October 2nd

  • Germans launch Operation Typhoon, intending to capture Moscow, but fail.

December 7th

  • The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor prompts USA entry into the war.

December 17th

1942

June 4th

  • Battle of Midway begins.

June 6th

  • Private Joe Miller and his squad of 2nd Marine Division recieve basic traning in North Carolina, USA.

August 7th

  • Battle of Guadalcanal begins.

August 10th

  • Pvt. Martin of 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment goes through training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, USA.

August 23th

  • The battle of Stalingrad begins. German forces capture half of the city after extensive bombardment that left the city in smoking ruins, forcing the defenses of Red Army retreat to the bank of the Volga River.

September 18th

  • Pvt. Alexei Ivanovich Voronin and his Red Army comrades cross the Volga River in a boat during a massive counterattack by Soviet forces on the Stalingrad docks which was being held by the Germans. Soviet soldiers launch an attack on Red Square, Alexei provides suppression fire from the top of a building. The Red Army captures Red Square and Voronin is ordered to enter the city's ruins to report the situation to Major Zubov near the train station.

September 20th

October 3rd

  • Lt. Tanya Pavelovna, along with Pvt. Aleksandr Sokolov, navigates through Stalingrad's sewers to reach a tractor factory. Lt. Tanya Pavelovna provides sniper fire to protect the building and the T-34 inside. The tank crew led by Lt. Nikolai Badanov reaches the factory and the group escapes.
  • While repairing the T-34, the Russian squad comes under fire from German forces.Lt. Tanya Pavelovna is wounded but carried to safety. Lt. Nikolai Badanov is ordered to take back Red Square. Lt. Nikolai Badanov gives a radio to the forward observers allowing a Katyusha rocket strike to destroy an approaching German Panzer column.

October 29th

  • Sgt. John Davis and the 7th Armored Division create a diversion by blowing up crates in order to get important documents.
  • Sgt. John Davis and the 7th Armored Division repel the enemy attacks and escape.

November 3rd

  • Towards the end of Operation Supercharge, Sgt. John Davis and the 7th Armored Division break through enemy lines by using the tanks as cover. Sgt. John Davis finally radios the high command to tell them that the mission was a success.

November 6th

  • Sgt. John Davis along with the 7th Armored Division defeat the Germans at El Daba, Egypt. Sgt. John Davis retrieves the important documents and radios to the navy to destroy the German cargo ships.

November 8th

  • Airman "Stretch" Roger participates in a bombing raid off the coast of Oran.

November 9th

December 2nd

December 8th

  • Pvt. Vasili Ivanovich Koslov is given the task to repair the communication wire while under heavy fire.
  • Pvt. Vasili Ivanovich Koslov and the Red Army take over the railroad station in Stalingrad.

December 24th

1943

January 15th

January 22nd

January 23rd

February 2th

  • The Battle of Stalingrad ends with the decisive Soviet victory.

February 9th

  • Pvt. Joe Miller's squad attack the last Japanese positions on the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific.

February 13th

February 19th

February 22nd

Pvt. Roland Roger and his squad defends the town of Kasserine from a German assault until American medics leave the area, then fall back.

February 19th-24th

March 10th

  • Sgt. John Davis and the 7th Armored Division barely escape the city of Toujane in an enemy armored car while picking off Panzerschrecks.

March 11th

  • Sgt. John Davis and the 7th Armored Division retake Toujane by taking over the most important sectors and defeating the German forces that occupy the city.

March 30th

July 4th

July 10th

  • Pvt. Roland Roger and his squad lands on Sicily and assaults Italian positions on the beach, moving inland where they rescue an isolated unit of paratroops in the town of Gela.

July 11th

July 12th

  • Pvt. Yuri Petrenko is transferred to the 2nd Guards Tank Division and they head to Prokhorovka.

August 5th

August 22nd

September 18th

October 3rd-6th

November 1st

  • U.S. troops land on Bouganville

November 20th

  • Pvt. Joe Miller and his squad of Marines land on Betio Island in the Tarawa Atol and destroy enemy artillery to aid the beach landings.

November 21th

  • Pvt. Joe Miller along with Roebuck and his squad are sent to take a Japanese Airstrip and destroy some AA guns, then they help the 8th Division to conquest and defend the Japanese HQ on Betio Island.
  • Pvt. Joe Miller's squad hold of several Japanese tanks and counterattacks on Betio Island.

December 12th

1944

March 7th

June 5th

  • At 2330 hrs, Pvt. Martin and Sgt. Heath drop near Sainte-Mère-Église as pathfinders to set up beacons to help guide the rest of their unit to the dropzone. Heath lands a short distance away from Martin, gets caught in a tree and is killed there. Martin takes Heath's beacons and then fights through a pair of houses to reach the destination point.

June 6th

Normandy landings

  • At 0012 hrs, Pvt. Martin and the 101st Airborne Division assaulted Sainte-Mère-Église minutes after landing near Sainte-Mère-Église, and they then escaped from the German forces at 0712 hrs on that day.
  • Cpl. Roland Roger lands on Omaha Beach with the rest of the 1st Infantry Division. Breaking through, Cpl. Roland Roger eliminates enemy mortar and artillery emplacements.
  • Pvt. David Ferguson and the 82nd Airborne Division attacks the Germans to get transportation to Sainte Mere Eglise, France.
  • Pvt. Jonathan Shepherd and the 82nd Airborne Division's gliders crashes near Carentan, France. They regroup and take the town.
  • Ronald "Red" Daniels lands on Omaha Beach with the rest of the 1st Infantry Division. Red Daniels is ordered to break the seawall with a Bangalore Torpedo. After clearing four bunkers, Red Daniels and Robert Zussman were attacked by a German soldier. Zussman is stabbed by a knife and the German soldier is knocked out by Red Daniels with his own helmet. Red Daniels then drag Zussman to the field hospital and goes to destroy a GPF cannon with Lt. Joseph Turner and the rest of the 1st Infantry Division.

June 7th

June 11th

June 12th

  • Sgt. John Davis and the 7th Armored Division capture the crossroads of Anctoville, France, 17 miles east of Caen, and the town of St. Louet.

June 14th

  • Sgt. John Davis and the 7th Armored Division defend their position against a German counterattack at Amaye sur Seulles, France.

June 15th

  • Pvt. Joe Miller and his squad of Marines land at Saipan, in the Mariana Islands. They face a massive Japanese counterattack and establish a beachhead on the island.

June 25th

  • Private Joe Miller and two other Marines scout the area around Mount Tapochau on Saipan Island. They then fight through several cave networks and areas to get to where the Japanese artillery is located.

July 14th

July 19th

July 22nd

July 25th

July 26th

  • Pvt. Nichols and his squad attacks and eliminates German positions in St. Germain allowing the Allied advance to continue.

July 29th

  • American forces launch an attack on Mayenne, France, in order to disable a bridge that the German forces are using for transportation.
  • Sgt. McCullin's mental health degrades severely to the point in which he is unresponsive to most communication.

July 31st

August 1st

  • In a night attack during the Operation Totalize, Pvt. Cole's unit attacks the German lines, knocking out an artillery battery as well as taking and holding an industrial complex against German counterattacks.

August 5th

  • Pvt. Nichols and his squad cross the Mayenne River by boat to secure the bridge before the Germans blow it. Sgt. Frank McCullin bravely disarms the bombs on the bridge but is killed by a explosion in the process. Corporal Dixon assumes his post as Sergeant.

August 7th

August 8th

  • Pvt. Bohater's Polish unit moves out from St. Aignan-de-Cramesnil, France and engages the enemy. Their tank encircles and destroys a Tiger II tank commanded by the Black Baron.

August 9th

August 11th

  • Pvt. Nichols' squad moves through the Foret d'Ecouves, clear the way for 2nd Battalion. The unit successfully destroys multiple German strong-points and roadblocks while under heavy fire.

August 14th

  • Pvt. Cole and his squad crosses the Laison River and takes out German positions on the other bank allowing the Allied advance to continue.

August 18th

August 20th

  • Pvt. Bohater along with his Polish tank crew hold off several German attacks on Mt. Ormel (Hill 262), until relieved by Canadian forces. Fellow tank crewmen Kolwalski and Rudinski, as well as the Canadian Pvt. Baron, are killed in the process.
  • Pvt. Nichols with the rest of his squad fight desperately in Chambois to prevent the Germans from escaping the Falaise Gap.
  • Pvt. Guzzo is wounded and Sgt. Dixon is killed in action while saving him.
  • Pvt. Guzzo takes command of the squad and orders one final offensive against a persistent German force attempting to get through the village.
  • After heavy fighting, the Germans surrender and Chambois is secured by the allies. 

August 25th

Liberation of Paris

August 26th

September 2nd

September 4th

September 12th

September 14th

September 17th

  • Headed by General Montgomery's plan, the Allies launch a major air and ground assault initiating Operation Market Garden, with the aim of capturing bridges across the Netherlands and clearing the way for the Rhine river.
  • Flight Officer Paul VanAtta and the Eight Air Force bombs Nijmegen, Netherlands.
  • Cpl. Micheal Dabrowa and the 1st Airborne Division fights their way to the bridge in Arnhem.

September 18th

September 19th

  • Sgt. Gerald Miller and the 82nd Airborne Division assaults Nijmegen, Netherlands and destroys Flak88 positions in Hunnerpark.
  • The Battle of Hürtgen Forest begins.

September 20th

  • Pvt. Jason Wescott and the 82nd Airborne Division crosses the river in Nijmegen to secure a bridge.

September 26th

Operation Market Garden ends up being a general failure due to the last bridge crossing the Rhine not being captured, ending all hope of the Allies in ending the war on Christmas.

October 16th

  • Cpl. Alan Bradshaw and the Calgary Highlanders fights through Woensdrecht, Holland.

October 18th

  • The 1st Infantry Division attack the State Theater in AachenRonald "Red" Daniels and William Pierson request Tank support to the 745th Tank Battalion. SSG. Augustine PerezRabsonAmbrams and Pool advance into the streets. Rabson and his crew are killed by a Panzer IV. Perez encounters Panzerschreck crews and German tanks in his way to the plaza. After clearing the lobby, the platoon later meets civilians who are involved by the battle, including Anna and Erica. Red Daniels and Frank Aiello then go to retrieve the truck to evacuate the civilians. Erica then realize that Anna is not with her. Red Daniels then goes back to the basement to find Anna. After bringing Anna to the truck, Erica is suddenly killed by German soldiers.

October 21st

October 24th

October 27th

October 31st

  • Cpl. Alan Bradshaw and the Calgary Highlanders began the assault on Walcheren Island, Holland.

November 14th

Battle of Hürtgen Forest

  • The 1st Infantry Division advance into the Hürtgen Forest and are ordered to destroy the hilltop artillery at Hill 493. They set up defenses on a bridge to help Sgt. Marks against the German attack. Ronald "Red" Daniels, Joseph Turner and Drew Stiles then go to eliminate the mortar team. After taking out the mortar team, they are attacked by artillery fire. Red Daniels is knocked off the hill by artillery and sees his brother Paul Thomas Daniels by illusion. He then finds Joseph Turner and are attacked by a sniper. Red Daniels and Turner later regroup with Stiles and the 1st Infantry Division to capture the Mill.
  • After capturing the Mill, Drew Stiles realize that Pierson is assaulting Hill 493 with his squad. Joseph Turner then orders the 1st Infantry Division to capture the hill. They regroup with Zussman and Pierson to escort Parker and the engineers to destroy the pillbox. Daniels then goes to destroy the artillery cannons on the hill. After destroying all artillery cannons, they encounter a Tiger II tank. Daniels attempt to destroy the tank by throwing thermite. Augustine Perez comes but his tank get destroyed by the Tiger II. He and his crew are wounded but successfully escaped. Joseph Turner kills the Tiger II crewmen but is shot by the commander. Daniels grab Turner's Enfield No. 2 to kill the commander and drags him to safety. Turner then orders the squad to leave him and escape the hill. Lieutenant Joseph Turner is killed in action.

November 15th


December 6th

December 7th

December 8th

December 16th

December 23rd

December 25th

December 26th

December 27th

  • The 1st Infantry Division ambush a German convoy in the Ardennes forest. Ronald "Red" Daniels and Robert Zussman sneak into the Luftwaffe base and reach the towers to support the 1st Infantry Division's assault. The tower gets destroyed and Zussman is captured by Germans. Daniels disobey Pierson's order and chases after the truck Zussman is in, but fails to save him.

December 28th

  • Tom Sharpe together with Sgt. Maddock, Pvt. TaylorDavies and Rogers destroy a German supply center near Bastogne. Rogers is killed in action by a German sniper.
  • Robert Zussman arrives in Bad Orb, Germany. He drops his Dog Tags as he is Jewish and avoided execution or being sent to concentration camps, but is sent to a labor camp instead by Metz.

1945

January 4th

January 5th

January 9th

  • Sgt. Sam Rivers leads an attack that captures the town of Tillet, cutting off the German assault on Bastogne.

January 13th

January 15th

January 17th

January 19th

January 25th

January 26th

  • Sgt. Alexei Ivanovich Voronin is transferred to the 2nd Guards Tank Army and uses a T-34 to push the German forces past the Oder River. The 2nd Guards Tank Army secured the town near the Oder river destroying the Flak 88 guns, and also destroying the Flakpanzer anti-aircraft gun.

February 2nd

February 7nd

February 26th

  • Cpl. Tod Gessinger and the North Shore Regiment fights their way to Keppeln, Germany.

March 3rd

  • Ronald "Red" Daniels earns an honorable discharge certificate and learns truth of the Battle of Kasserine Pass from Colonel Davis. He dreams about returning to home but refuses to leave without Robert Zussman.

March 6th

March 7th

March 24th

April 4th

  • The platoon finds out the holocaust when going to a labor camp in Berga, Germany to find Robert Zussman. Daniels crossed a forest and finds out Metz is about to execute Zussman. Daniels kills Metz and retrieve Zussman with the platoon.

April 7th

April 18th

  • Sgt. Alexei Ivanovich Voronin and the Red Army fight their way to the Reichstag. In the process Sgt. Alexei Ivanovich Voronin eliminates multiple German soldiers, destroys Flak 88 guns and destroys an enemy Panzer. Sgt. Alexei Ivanovich Voronin and his squad reach the Reichstag where they raised the flag.

April 28th

May 8th

March 27th

May 28th

  • Pvt. Joe Miller's squad break through enemy defenses at the Shuri Line on Okinawa.

May 30th

  • Colonel Davis gives a speech at the ceremony of a US garrison in the Port of Le Havre, France. The platoon disbanded and return to their own lives.
  • Corporal Ronald "Red" Daniels gets a Bronze Star for his war effort.

June 13th

August 6th

August 9th

August 15th

September 2nd

  • World War II ends in Allied victory. Over 50 countries took part and 65 million were killed. It is the deadliest conflict in human history.
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