WWII Calendar

January

  • Night from 1945-01-28 to 1945-01-29: First (failed) attempt to escape the Mauthausen concentration camp (Mühlviertler Hasenjagd).

February

  • 1945-02-05: 500 Soviet prisoners of war escape from the concentration camp Mauthausen and are chased by the SS, local soldiers, and civilians (Mühlviertler Hasenjagd).

May

  • 1935-05-16: Czechoslovak-Soviet Treaty of Alliance is signed
  • 1945-05-09 00:16 (Reims time): Unconditional surrender of Germany. End of World War II in the European theatre.

June

  • 1941-06-06: Commisar order is signed
  • 1941-06-22: Nazi Germany invades Soviet Union

August

  • 1944-08-01: Beginning of the Warsaw uprising
  • 1939-08-15: The Soviet Union attempts to form an alliance with Britain and France against Nazi Germany (source, PDF)

September

  • 1939-09-01: Start of World War II in the official history
  • 1938-09-22: Munich agreement is signed

October

November

December

  • 1878-12-18: Birth of Joseph Stalin
  • 1941-12-06: The Soviet Union launches a counterattack on the Germans and drives them away from Moscow.