Battles World War II Battles Involving the Germany

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List of Germany 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 Germany 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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Altmark Incident is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Jøssingfjord, Norway - The Altmark Incident was a naval skirmish of World War II between the United Kingdom and Nazi Germany, which happened on 16 February 1940. It took place in what were, at that time, neutral ...more

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Baltic Operation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Baltic region - The Baltic Operation, also known as the Defensive operation in Lithuania and Latvia encompassed the operations of the Red Army from 22 June to 9 July 1941 conducted over the territories of the ...more

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Siege of Bastogne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Bastogne, Belgium - The Siege of Bastogne was an engagement in December 1944 between American and German forces at the Belgian town of Bastogne, as part of the larger Battle of the Bulge. The goal of the German ...more

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Battle of Berlin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Berlin, Germany - The Battle of Berlin was the British bombing campaign on Berlin from November 1943 to March 1944. Not limited solely to Berlin, the campaign targeted other German cities as well, to prevent the ...more

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Battle of Britain Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
English Channel - The Battle of Britain Day is the name given to the large-scale aerial battle that took place on 15 September 1940, during the Battle of Britain. In June 1940, Nazi Germany had conquered most of ...more

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Battle of Drøbak Sound is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Oslofjord - The Battle of Drøbak Sound took place in the northernmost part of the Oslofjord on 9 April 1940, on the first day of the German invasion of Norway. It was the start of the war in Western ...more

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Siege of Odessa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Odessa, Ukraine - The Siege of Odessa was part of the Eastern Front area of operations in 1941. It was primarily conducted by the Romanian 4th Army and elements of the German 11th Army. Due to the heavy ...more

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Battle of Rimini is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Rimini, Italy - The Battle of Rimini took place in between 13 and 21 September 1944 during Operation Olive, the main Allied offensive on the Gothic Line in August and September 1944, part of the Italian ...more

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Battle of Rostov (1941) is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Rostov-on-Don, Russia - The Battle of Rostov (1941) was a battle of the Eastern Front of World War II, fought around Rostov-on-Don between the German Army Group South, commanded by General Gerd von Rundstedt and the ...more

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Battle of the Barents Sea is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Barents Sea - The Battle of the Barents Sea was a naval engagement on 31 December 1942 between warships of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine and British ships escorting convoy JW 51B to Kola Inlet in the USSR. The ...more

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Battle of Wizna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Gmina Wizna, Poland - The Battle of Wizna was fought between September 7 and September 10, 1939, between the forces of Poland and Germany during the initial stages of Invasion of Poland. According to Polish historian ...more

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Operation Bagration is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Baltic states - Operation Bagration was the codename for the Soviet 1944 Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation during World War II, which cleared German forces from the Belorussian SSR and eastern Poland ...more

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Dnieper–Carpathian Offensive is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Right-bank Ukraine, Ukraine - The Dnieper–Carpathian Offensive, also known in Soviet historical sources as the liberation of right-bank Ukraine, fought from 24 December 1943 – 14 April 1944, was a strategic offensive ...more

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Georgian uprising on Texel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Texel, Netherlands - The Georgian Uprising on Texel was an insurrection by the 882nd Infantry Battalion Königin Tamara of the Georgian Legion of the German Army stationed on the German occupied Dutch island of ...more

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German occupation of Luxembour... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Luxembourg - The German occupation of Luxembourg in World War II began in May 1940 after the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg was invaded by Nazi Germany. Although Luxembourg was officially neutral, it was situated ...more

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Operation Bodenplatte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
France - Operation Bodenplatte, launched on 1 January 1945, was an attempt by the Luftwaffe to cripple Allied air forces in the Low Countries during the Second World War. The goal of Bodenplatte was to ...more

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Adlertag is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
English Channel - Adlertag was the first day of Unternehmen Adlerangriff, which was the codename of a German military operation by the Luftwaffe to destroy the British Royal Air Force. By June 1940, the Allies ...more

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Operation Paula is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
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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Operation Steinbock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Operation Steinbock England - Operation Steinbock was a late Second World War Luftwaffe night-time strategic bombing campaign against southern England that took place from January—May 1944. It was the last strategic air ...more

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Operation Tanne Ost is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
Gulf of Finland - Operation Tanne Ost was a German operation during World War II to capture the island Suursaari in the Gulf of Finland before it could fall into Soviet hands. Suursaari was especially important ...more

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The Hardest Day is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Germany
English Channel - The Hardest Day was the name of a Second World War air battle fought during the Battle of Britain on 18 August 1940 between the German Luftwaffe and British Royal Air Force. By June 1940 the ...more