1939: First British casualty list published.
1939: Germans suppress a Czech rebellion. The conclusion of the battle of the Vistula bend, with the Wehrmacht taking 170,000 prisoners.
1940: Heavy night raids continue on London; Brighton also suffers badly. RAF continues attacks on invasion fleet in French and Belgian Channel ports.
1940: Minister of Labour Ernest Bevin announces that until the end of August 51,261 men had registered as conscientious objectors.
1941: Lord Woolton calls the black market in Britain ‘a thorn in our side’.
1941: Germans forces take the ruins of Kiev.
1943: British Air Ministry says that Hamburg now lies in absolute ruins and is ‘probably the most complete blotting out of a city that ever happened.’
1943: Germans are reported to have been forced out of Sardinia by the Italian resistance.
1944: After several families who have returned to London are killed in V-1 rocket attacks, the British government orders women and children to remain in countryside evacuation centers.
1944: The U.S. Ninth Army finally takes Brest after a long struggle. The Germans launch heavy counter-attack in Arnhem sector.
1944: The Eighth Army occupies the Republic of San Marino, in Italy.
1945: William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw) is sentenced to be hanged for treason.