We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

World War II History Books 1945

US Navy women ran machines that attacked the German Enigma ciphers, maintained wall maps that kept track of U-boat locations and Allied convoys, and wrote intelligence reports that would be used by naval commanders. From Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy. Photo courtesy of National Security Agency.

January 9 – August 15, 1945: Battle of Luzon

 

February 19 – March 26, 1945: Battle of Iwo Jima

 

April 30, 1945: Adolf Hitler Commits Suicide

April 1 – June 22, 1945: Battle of Okinawa

 

May 23, 1945: Heinrich Himmler Commits Suicide

August 15 – August 18, 1945: Final Air Missions of Pacific Campaign

 

November 20, 1945 – October 1, 1946: Nuremberg Trials

 

 

Explore More World War II History Books