One of the deadliest battles of the war, the Battle of Stalingrad was considered to be a last stand for Soviet forces. Beginning in August of 1942, the Soviets pushed back the Germans in February 1943.
Beginning in September of 1941, the Siege of Leningrad was one of the most brutal sieges in military history, costing several million lives. The siege was finally lifted in January of 1944.
One of the most ambitious ideas in military history, the goal of Operation Barbarossa was to successfully invade the Soviet Union. The Invasion failed, and the German Army stalled 40 miles outside of Moscow.
The largest tank battle in Military History, the battle of Kursk took place during the months of July and August of 1943.
The Punic Wars were a defining series of three wars between Rome and Carthage, culminating with the destruction of Carthage.
The Eastern front (1941-1945) alone is one of the most devastating conflicts in human history, culminating in over 30 million casualties, many of them civilian as well as military.
The most devastating conflict in global history, World War II began in 1939, with the German invasion of Poland, sparking. The war ended in 1945, with the American bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Beginning with the invasion of France in 1939, the Western Front came to a pause after the battle of Dunkirk. The front reignited after June 6th, 1944, when Operation Overlord commenced with the D-Day invasion.
Beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1942, The Pacific Theatre was a brutal campaign, which ended on September 2nd, 1945, when the Japanese Imperial Government surrendered.
The Viking invasions of England began in 793, with the raid of Lindisfarne, and ended in 1066, with the battle of Stamford.