Anniversaries 2018 – Conflict


 
WW1
8 January: 100 years – Wilson announces 14 points for post-war peace in Europe
3 March: 100 years – Treaty of Brest-Litvosk
4 April: 100 years – 2nd Battle of the Somme ends
17 July: 100 years – The Romanovs are executed
11 November: 100 years – Armistice Day
 
WW2
February: 80 years – Czech Crisis
14 January: 75 years – Casablanca conference
31 January: 75 years – Fall of Stalingrad
March – May: 75 years – Battle of the Atlantic – turning point
5 March: 75 years – First flight of Gloster Meteor in the UK
14 March: 75 years – HMS Thunderbolt sinks
19 April: 75 years – Warsaw Uprising begins
13 May: 75 years – Final surrender of the Axis powers in North Africa
16 May: 75 years – RAF bomb Ruhr Dams aka Dam Busters
10 July: 75 years – Invasion of Sicily (Operation Husky) begins
24 July: 75 years – Bombing of Hamburg begins
25 July: 75 years – Mussolini voted out of power
3 September: 75 years – Italy surrenders
13 October: 75 years – Italy declares war on Nazi Germany
2 December: 75 years – Luftwaffe bombing raid on the harbour of Bari, Italy
 
Vietnam War
30 January: 50 years – Tet offensive begins
17 March: 50 years – Anti-Vietnam Demonstration in London ends in violence
 
Cold War
5 January: 50 years – Prague Spring begins
27 March: 60 years – Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet Premier
24 June: 70 years – Berlin Blockade begins
27 July: 65 years – Korean War truce signed
1 April: 100 years – RAF officially formed
14 May: 70 years – Israel declares independence from British Mandate for Palestine
 

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