Eastern Front Of World War II timeline

  • Siege of Budapest

    The Siege of Budapest was a siege of the Hungarian capital city of Budapest, fought towards the end of World War II in Europe, during the Soviet... Read more

  • Vistula–Oder Offensive

    The Vistula-Oder Offensive was a successful Red Army operation on the Eastern Front in the European Theatre of World War II; it took place between... Read more

  • East Prussian Offensive

    The East Prussian Offensive was a strategic offensive by the Red Army against the German Wehrmacht on the Eastern Front (World War II). It lasted... Read more

  • Vienna Offensive

    On April 2, 1945, Vienna Radio denied that the Austrian capital has been declared an open city. On the same day, Soviet troops approached Vienna... Read more

  • Battle of the Oder-Neisse Begins as Soviets Approach Berlin

    The Battle of the Oder-Neisse is the German name for the initial (operational) phase of one of the last two strategic offensives conducted by the... Read more

  • Soviet Forces Begin Shelling of Berlin

    The amount of equipment deployed for the Berlin operation was so huge I simply cannot describe it and I was there......... Read more

  • Battle of Halbe

    The Battle of Halbe (German: Kessel von Halbe, Russian: Хальбский "котел", Halbe cauldron) lasted from April 24 - May 1, 1945 was a battle in which... Read more

  • Berlin Falls to Soviets

    On the night of 1–2 May, most of the remnants of the Berlin garrison attempted to break out of the city centre in three different directions. Only... Read more