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  • 1. World War II By S. Beaudry, D. Gallagher, S.Gibbons, and JJ. Rivers
  • 2. Key People
  • 3. Key People George Marshall- Army Chief of Staff who pushed for the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps, (WAAC). A Philip Randolph- President and founder of the brotherhood of sleeping car Porters nation’s most respected African American labor leader, organized a march on Washington. Adolf Hitler- Totalitarian leader of Germany who was an extreme Nationalist, an anticommunist, and supporter of ethnic cleansing. Benito Mussoni-Was an Italian politician who led the National Fascist Party and is credited with being one of the key figures in the creation of Fascism.
  • 4. Adolf Hitler
  • 5. Adolf Hitler
  • 6. Adolf Hitler •Adolf Hitler was Chancellor of Germany from 1933 and further the leader of Germany from 1934 until his death at 1945. 
  • 7. Adolf Hitler •Adolf Hitler was Chancellor of Germany from 1933 and further the leader of Germany from 1934 until his death at 1945.  •Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party
  • 8. Adolf Hitler •Adolf Hitler was Chancellor of Germany from 1933 and further the leader of Germany from 1934 until his death at 1945.  •Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party •The Enabling Act allowed Hitler to be the legal dictator of Germany
  • 9. Adolf Hitler •Adolf Hitler was Chancellor of Germany from 1933 and further the leader of Germany from 1934 until his death at 1945.  •Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party •The Enabling Act allowed Hitler to be the legal dictator of Germany
  • 10. New Weapons
  • 11. New Weapons
  • 12. New Weapons Arado 234 - the world's first jet bomber,
  • 13. New Weapons Arado 234 - the world's first jet bomber, Type 21 submarine - the world's first submarine built to stay submerged during its entire patrol, not just during combat as earlier submarines did.
  • 14. New Weapons Arado 234 - the world's first jet bomber, Type 21 submarine - the world's first submarine built to stay submerged during its entire patrol, not just during combat as earlier submarines did. Nerve Gas - the world's first three types of "Nerve Gas" chemical weapons were developed in Germany: Tabun (1936), Sarin (1938), Soman (1944), all many times more lethal than earlier chemical weapons.
  • 15. New Weapons Arado 234 - the world's first jet bomber, Type 21 submarine - the world's first submarine built to stay submerged during its entire patrol, not just during combat as earlier submarines did. Nerve Gas - the world's first three types of "Nerve Gas" chemical weapons were developed in Germany: Tabun (1936), Sarin (1938), Soman (1944), all many times more lethal than earlier chemical weapons. Radio Navigation - Since the beginning of World War 2, German night bombers could efficiently navigate to their targets using systems of fixed radio transmitters, and receivers installed in the bombers. This was the forefather of GPS. In the first 2 1/2 years of the war, Allied night bombers had no equivalent systems, and were terribly inaccurate.
  • 16. New Weapons Arado 234 - the world's first jet bomber, Type 21 submarine - the world's first submarine built to stay submerged during its entire patrol, not just during combat as earlier submarines did. Nerve Gas - the world's first three types of "Nerve Gas" chemical weapons were developed in Germany: Tabun (1936), Sarin (1938), Soman (1944), all many times more lethal than earlier chemical weapons. Radio Navigation - Since the beginning of World War 2, German night bombers could efficiently navigate to their targets using systems of fixed radio transmitters, and receivers installed in the bombers. This was the forefather of GPS. In the first 2 1/2 years of the war, Allied night bombers had no equivalent systems, and were terribly inaccurate. V-1 - the world's first cruise missile.
  • 17. Presidents
  • 18. Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.
  • 19. Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.
  • 20. Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war. Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). As President Franklin D. Roosevelt's third vice-president and the 34th Vice President of the United States, he succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when President Roosevelt died less than three months after beginning his fourth term.
  • 21. Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war. Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). As President Franklin D. Roosevelt's third vice-president and the 34th Vice President of the United States, he succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when President Roosevelt died less than three months after beginning his fourth term.
  • 22. Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war. Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). As President Franklin D. Roosevelt's third vice-president and the 34th Vice President of the United States, he succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when President Roosevelt died less than three months after beginning his fourth term.
  • 23. Death Toll
  • 24. Death Toll Deaths as Total Country Population 1939 Civilian death % of 1939 military death deaths population 7,000,000 10,000,000 1.93 3,000,000 China 517,568,000 to 16,000,000 to 20,000,000 to 3.86 to 4,000,000 940,000 6,633,000 7.8 Germany 69,623,000 5,533,000 to 2,700,000 to 8,393,000 to 9.4 Japan 71,380,000 580,000 2,700,000 3.78 2,120,000 United States 131,028,000 1,700 418,500 0.32 416,800 United Kingdom 47,760,000 67,100 449,800 0.94 382,700
  • 25. Deaths as Total Country Population 1939 Civilian death % of 1939 military death deaths population 7,000,000 10,000,000 1.93 3,000,000 China 517,568,000 to 16,000,000 to 20,000,000 to 3.86 to 4,000,000 940,000 6,633,000 7.8 Germany 69,623,000 5,533,000 to 2,700,000 to 8,393,000 to 9.4 Japan 71,380,000 580,000 2,700,000 3.78 2,120,000 United States 131,028,000 1,700 418,500 0.32 416,800 United Kingdom 47,760,000 67,100 449,800 0.94 382,700
  • 26. Social Developments
  • 27. Social Developments While many fathers were in the war, women were left to raise children on their own Many young children were left with neighbors or relatives Teenagers who were left at drifted to juvenile delinquency War helped to create new families; high school sweethearts often rushed into marriage Marriage licenses issued increased by 300% GI Bill of Rights helped ease the transition of returning
  • 28. Technological Advancements
  • 29. Technological Advancements
  • 30. Technological Advancements • Sonar • Radar • Nuclear Weapons • Development of Atomic Bombs • Submarines
  • 31. Technological Advancements • Sonar • Radar • Nuclear Weapons • Development of Atomic Bombs • Submarines
  • 32. Economic Developments
  • 33. Economic Developments
  • 34. Economic Developments Unemployment Rate Fell Weekly Pay Rose Farmers ProspeR
  • 35. Economic Developments Unemployment Rate Fell Weekly Pay Rose Farmers ProspeR
  • 36. Woman’s Work
  • 37. Woman’s Work
  • 38. Woman’s Work
  • 39. Woman’s Work Employment-Rosie the Riveter Volunteer Activities-USO and Red Cross Housewives
  • 40. Benito Amilcare Mussolini
  • 41. Benito Amilcare Mussolini
  • 42. Benito Amilcare Mussolini Italian Dictator
  • 43. Benito Amilcare Mussolini Italian Dictator On the German collapse (Apr., 1945) Mussolini was captured, tried in a summary court-martial, and shot with his mistress, Clara Petacci.
  • 44. Benito Amilcare Mussolini Italian Dictator On the German collapse (Apr., 1945) Mussolini was captured, tried in a summary court-martial, and shot with his mistress, Clara Petacci. Achieved national prominence for his opposition to the Libyan War (1911-12)
  • 45. SOURCES • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Benito_Mussolini • http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/ Benito_Mussolini.aspx • http://www.worldwar-2.net/ • McDougal Literal- 528-593