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

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

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

SSI, Avalon Hill and Electronic Arts published most of these games.

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


Adolf Hitler
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Windows 170
MS-DOS 123
C64 85
Apple II E 82
Linux 58
ZX Spectrum 46
Atari 400/800 42
Amstrad CPC 39
Amiga 38
Mac OS Classic 33
Atari ST 30
PS2 21
X360 21
Mac OS X 15
TRS-80 14
PS3 13
Xbox 11
Tandy Coco 10
Wii 8
NEC PC9801 8
Apple IIGS 6
MICRO 7 - FM7 6
Win3.1 5
Mega Drive 5
PS 5
NEC PC8801 5
Saturn 5

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