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Cities in World War II

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Last updated: January 13, 2014
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First city on German soil captured by the Allies
Aachen
Exactly five years after it was captured by Italy, Emperor Haile Selassie made his formal return to this city on 5 May 1941
Addis Ababa
The bombing of this city was the first and the largest air raid on Australia
Darwin
False reports of enemy aircraft approaching caused the coastal defenses of this American city to begin anti-aircraft bombardment that lasted for hours
Los Angeles
An estimated 100,000 civilians were killed in the brutal one-month battle that took place in this Filipino city
Manila
Port where German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee arrived after the Battle of the River Plate and where she was scuttled
Montevideo
Target of Germany's Operation Typhoon; Wehrmacht's advance was stalled on the outskirts of this city
Moscow
City where prominent Nazis were prosecuted after the war
Nuremberg
City where Reinhard Heydrich was assassinated
Prague
Island city under British rule where 80,000 troops became prisoners of war when it surrendered to Japan
Singapore
The destruction of the German 6th Army in this city marked the turning point of World War II
Stalingrad
The first of the WWII conferences between the "Big Three" Allied leaders was held in this city
Tehran
North African port city that was captured by the Allies in 1941 and withstood a 240 days siege by Rommel's forces
Tobruk
1945 firebomb assault on this Japanese city cost an estimated 100,000 lives and is possibly the most destructive air raid in history
Tokyo
Crimean city where the second of the wartime conferences between the "Big Three" was held
Yalta
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May 19, 2019
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