WW2 Timeline 1942
2nd January 1942 Japanese forces enter and occupy Manila in the Philippines.
5th January The Soviets launch a huge counter offensive against the axis powers.
15th February 1942 British forces in Singapore surrender unconditionally to Japanese forces.
3rd to 7th June American victory at the Battle of Midway proves to be a turning point of the Pacific War.
2nd September 1942 The Nazis begin to clear out the Jewish Warsaw Ghetto. Over 50,000 Jews have been killed by poison gas or sent to concentration camps.
23rd October 1942 The Battle of El Alamein begins.
19-21 November 1942 Soviets launch a giant counter offensive around Stalingrad.