World War 2: Before the War
World War 2: Invasion of Poland / Winter War
World War 2: Axis Invasions / Fall of France
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A German armored tank crosses the Aisne River in France, on June 21, 1940, one day before the surrender of France.
Waves of German paratroopers land on snow-covered rock ledges in the Norwegian port and city of Narvik, during the German invasion of the Scandinavian country.
The remains of a naval battle in Narvik, Norway in 1940. Several battles between German and Norwegian forces took place in the Ofotfjord in the spring of 1940.
A group of German Gebirgsjägers (mountain troops) in action in Narvik, Norway, in 1940.
German soldiers move through a burning Norwegian village, in April 1940, during the German invasion.
Members of a British Royal Air Force bombing squadron hold thumbs up on April 22, 1940, as they return to home base from an attack on German warships off Bergen, Norway.
An aircraft spotter on the roof of a building in London, England, with St. Paul's Cathedral in the background.
German bombs miss their targets and explode in the sea during an air raid on Dover, England, in July 1940.
Members of the Black Watch, one of the famed Scottish regiments, undergo rough training in South Coast sector of England, in 1940. The men were training to be combat parachutists.
The Royal Irish Fusiliers of the British expeditionary forces come to the aid of French farmers whose horses have been commandeered by the French Army. A tank is hitched to a plow to help with the spring tilling of the soil on March 27, 1940.