What was considered the turning point of the war in eastern Europe?
The Battle of Stalingrad .
It's a subjective question- there are lots of opinions on the matter. However, more often than not, the turning point on the Eastern Theater is generally considered to be the Soviet victory at the Battle of Stalingrad. The Red Army decisively defeated and completely destroyed a major German force, and prevented Stalingrad- an important industrial city named after the Soviet dictator- from being captured.
I think that the turning point in world war 2 is that when japan attack on pearl harbor . <><><><> There are several events that could be considered "turning points". When the German offensive in Russia failed, The Battle of Britain, Midway, or the campaign in Sicily. Stalingrad was the turning point on the Eastern Front. El Alamein was the turning point in Africa. Midway was the turning point in the Pacific, and Normandy was…
Why was D Day seen as a turning point in the war in Europe that led to the eventual surrender of Germany?
The invasion in Normandy was considered a turning point in the war it gave the Allies a chance to attack Nazi German occupied Germany and then to join up with the Russians who were coming from the Eastern front of Europe, the making the 'big push' on Berlin, the heart of the Nazi regime. Without d-day, the Germans would have had time to develop their Nuclear bombs and weapons. Hope this helps!
In the Pacific, the turning point was the Battle of Midway, in which the Japanese lost many ships, including 4 carriers. In Europe, there were actually many turning points. On the eastern front, the Battle of Stalingrad was the major turning point. The Allied invasions of both France and Italy were turning points. The ultimate American victory in the Battle of the Bulge was Germany's "last gasp", as it were.
The crusades were important because of longlasting effects on Europe. Seen as the first attempt by Christianity to fight Muslim expansion. Also helped make the division of the churches (roman catholic and eastern orthodox) permanent. That is because one of the crusades (FOURTH) attacked constantinople.
There were several turning points in the Second World War: Battle of Coral Sea and Battle of Midway (turning point against Japan in the Pacific) Battle of Stalingrad (turning point against Germany on the Eastern Front) Second Battle of El Alamein and Operation Torch (turning point against Italy in North Africa) D Day (turning point against Germany on the Western Front)
The Normandy landings established the allies' first foothold in France. With a foothold in France, the allies were able to fight on three fronts- Southern Europe, Western Europe (France), and Eastern Europe (Russia). Up until the beach landing, the allies were not sure they were going to win the war. Once Normandy was successful, winning the war became a lot more likely.