Battles World War II Battles Involving the France

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List of France battles in the World War II, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in World War II involving the France is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these World War II battles that involved World War II you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Battle of Arras (1940) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Battle of Arras (1940) Arras, France - The Battle of Arras (1940) took place during the Battle of France, in the early stages of World War II. It was an Allied counterattack against the flank of the German army, that took place near ...more

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Battle of France is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Battle of France Low Countries, Belgium - In the Second World War, the Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the successful German invasion of France and the Low Countries, beginning on 10 May 1940, defeating primarily ...more

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Battle of Hannut is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Battle of Hannut Hannut, Belgium - The Battle of Hannut was a Second World War battle fought during the Battle of Belgium which took place between 12 and 14 May 1940 at Hannut, Belgium. It was the largest ever tank battle at the ...more

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Battle of the Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Battle of the Netherlands Netherlands - The Battle of the Netherlands was part of Case Yellow, the German invasion of the Low Countries and France during World War II. The battle lasted from 10 May 1940 until the main Dutch forces ...more

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Battles of Narvik is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Battles of Narvik Troms, Norway - The Battles of Narvik were fought from 9 April to 8 June 1940 as a naval battle in the Ofotfjord and as a land battle in the mountains surrounding the north Norwegian city of Narvik as part of ...more

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Attack on Mers-el-Kébir is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Attack on Mers-el-Kébir North Africa - The Attack on Mers-el-Kébir, part of Operation Catapult and also known as the Battle of Mers-el-Kébir, was a British naval bombardment of the French Navy at its base at ...more

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Franco-Thai War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Franco-Thai War French Indochina - The Franco-Thai War was fought between Thailand and Vichy France over certain areas of French Indochina that had once belonged to Thailand. Negotiations with France shortly before World War II ...more

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Operation Nordwind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Operation Nordwind Alsace, France - Operation North Wind was the last major German offensive of World War II on the Western Front. It began on 31 December 1944 in Alsace and Lorraine in northeastern France, and it ended on 25

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Operation Paula is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Operation Paula Paris, France - Unternehmen Paula is the German codename given for the Second World War Luftwaffe offensive operation to destroy the remaining units of the Armée de l'Air, or French Air Force during the ...more

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Siege of Dunkirk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Siege of Dunkirk Dunkirk, France - The Siege of Dunkirk in World War II occurred from September 1944 when units of the Second Canadian Division surrounded the heavily fortified city and port of Dunkirk. German units within the ...more

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Tunisia Campaign is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list World War II Battles Involving the France
Tunisia Campaign Tunisia - The Tunisia Campaign was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces. The Allies consisted of British ...more