January 13, 1942 – Allies promise prosecution of war criminals

January 13, 1942 – Allies promise prosecution of war criminals

On this day, representatives of nine German-occupied countries meet in London to declare that all those found guilty of war crimes would be punished after the war ended.

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December 7, 1941 – Pearl Harbor bombed

December 7, 1941 – Pearl Harbor bombed

On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, American neutrality in World War II ends when Japanese forces conduct a surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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October 26, 1944 – Battle of Leyte Gulf ends

October 26, 1944 – Battle of Leyte Gulf ends

After four days of furious fighting, the World War II Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest air-naval battle in history, ends with a decisive American victory over the Japanese.

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