World War II

Historical theme

A war fought from 1939-09-01 till 1945-09-02, between the Allies and the Axis Powers.

Alternate names: WW2, World War 2, WWII, Second World War, Вторая мировая война, Great Patriotic War

The first video game about World War II was released in 1975.

SSI, Electronic Arts and MicroProse has published most of these games

Most countries refer to this as the "Second World War" (in their own language). In the USA it is common to say "World War Two" which is written "World War II" or abbreviated WWII and "Second World War " is occasionally used. In the Soviet Union it was known as the Great Patriotic War (Вторая мировая война). This name continues to be used in the former Soviet Union countries and states.
* 1930s - 1940s
* Late modern period

Operations: (military campaigns)
* Battle of Midway
* Ardennes Offensive (a.k.a. Battle of the Bulge)
* Operation Bagration
* Operation Overlord
* Operation Barbarossa
Eastern front:
* Operation Star (Zvesda)
* Operation Gallop

* Nazis

Parent groups

1940s, Late modern period, Wars, World war

Child groups

Battle of Midway, Ardennes Offensive, Operation Bagration, Operation Overlord, Operation Barbarossa, Pacific War, Operation Market Garden, Battle of Stalingrad

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Windows 168
MS-DOS 120
C64 68
Linux 56
Apple II E 54
ZX Spectrum 40
Amstrad CPC 39
Amiga 38
Mac OS Classic 33
Atari 400/800 29
Atari ST 29
PS2 21
X360 21
Mac OS X 14
PS3 13
Xbox 11
Tandy Coco 9
NEC PC9801 8
Wii 8
Apple IIGS 6
Mega Drive 5
PS 5
Saturn 5
TRS-80 5
MICRO 7 - FM7 5
Win3.1 5
NEC PC8801 4

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