Germany invades Poland on 1 September 1939 using a tactic callled blietzkrieg. This method of high speed attack used tanks supported by fighter planes and dive bombs.
17 of June France was defeated
340.00 Allied troops were pushed back o the beaches of Dunkirk. Luckily Britain managed to evacuate most of it's troops, as well as many French, Dutch and Belgian soldiers
Germany needed to gain control over the air. On 10 July 1940 the Luftwaffe attacked English Channel. The RAF prevented the invasion
JUne 1940 Italy invades British Somaliland and parts of Egypt. Britain struck back with a devastating attack. With the help of Germans British were pushed back to Egypt in February 1941.
In july 1943, in the Battle of Kursk, the biggest tank battle of WW2, Germany's tank force was almost completely destroyed.
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