Important WW2 cities and sites

Name the cities and the sites that played important role in WW2 based on the given hints.
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The place that the conference of the allies took place in February of 1945
Yalta
The Soviet city that resisted the Germany's siege for 872 days
Leningrad
The Soviet city that many historians consider as the turning point in the Eastern Front
Stalingrad
The city that the WW2 trials took place
Nuremberg
The capital of Germany
Berlin
The capital of the othe European Axis member
Rome
The main target of the German "Blitz" bombing
London
City in North Africa that was sieged by the germans for 241 days and slowed them down in the North African Campaign
Tobruk
City that was evacuated by the operation named "Dynamo" in 1940
Dunkirk
Forest that played an important role in the Western Front in May of 1940
Ardennes
Island occupied by the Germans that caused them many casualties and resulted Hitler not to allow any further large scale aribone operations
Crete
The first capital city to fall in German hands after the begining of WW2
Warsaw
City in northern France that was one of the main objectives of the Normandy landing
Caen
City around which the Germans were expecting the Allies to invade in continental Europe
Calais
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City on the opposite side of the English Channel. The Allies deceived the Germans to believe that this would be the starting point of their Normandy Landing
Dover
The capital city of the third Axis member
Tokyo
Island close to Japan that a famous battle took place between April and June of 1945
Okinawa
Place where the Japanese attacked the US fleet in 1941
Pearl Harbor
Island in which the US army launched an attack in 1942-1943 in the Pacific thater. The campaign and the battle were named after the island
Guadalcanal
In this place about 22000 polish military officers were massacred in 1940. During the war the Germans and the Soviets were accusing each other for the massacre
Katyn
In 6th of August 1945 the first atomic bomb was dropped in this city
Hiroshima
In 9th of August the second atomic bomb was dropped in this city
Nagasaki
Island in the Pacific that a battle took place between February and March of 1945
Iwo Jima
That site became the frontilne in the Italian Front. A monastery was in the top of the mountain but it was bombed by the allies
Monte Cassino
In this city of Germany the last conference of the Allies took place (July-August 1945)
Potsdam
Major battle of the operation Market Garden that the Allies launched in September 1944 in order to bypass the Siegfried Line and attack the Ruhr. The battle took its name from this city
Arnhem
Battle of this site is considered to be the turning point in the African Campaign
El Alamein
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