In April of 1942 there was one battle involving the U.S. It was April 9, 1942 the Philippines surrendered to the U.S.
On May 6,1942 during World War II U.S. and Filipino troops surrendered to Japan on Cornegidor Island. Also in May the U.S. Navy defeated the Japanese fleet at the Battle of the Coral Sea.
In June, with the help of our Navy, we defeated the Japanese in the Battle of Midway. This was one of the major turning points in the war. This was because the U.S. didn't know if they were going to win World War II.
U.S. forces invaded Guadalcanal in the month of August.
The Allied's first battle in North Africa began with "Operation Torch" on November 8, 1942.
In Willhelmshaven, Germany, the U. S. Air Force opened daylight bombing on January 27, 1943.
were freed by the U. S. forces in March 1943.
U. S. forces invaded Kwajalein on January 31, 1944.
On February 15, 1944 Allied bombers destroyed the 400 year old Benedictine monastary at Monte Cassino.
The most famous battle was D-Day. The Allies landed at Normandy on June 6, 1944.
Saipan was invaded
by the American Marines on June 15, 1944.
The United States troops liberated St. Lo in France on July 18, 1944.
The U. S. captured the Marinara Islands in the month of July.
The Allies invaded southern France on August 15, 1944.
The U.S. naval forces destroyed the remains of the Japanese Navy at the Battle of Leyte Gulf on October 23-26,1944.This battle was the largest naval battle in history, up to this point.
On December 15, 1944 American forces invaded the Phillipine island of Mindoro.
The U.S. forces invaded the Phillipine island of Luzon on January 9, 1945.
In the month of February the American forces invaded Okinawa. Also in February, American forces landed on Iwo Jima.
On March 3, 1945 U.S. forces liberated Manilla in the Phillipines.
The Allies captured Mandalay, Burma on March 21,1945.
U. S. troops encircled the German troops in the Ruhr on April 1, 1945.
On August 6, 1945 the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan by the U. S.
U.S.'s second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan August 9, 1945.
On August 15, 1945 the Allies won victory over Japan on VJ Day.