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World War II

  1. 1. World War II By: Zac Diehl EDU290 T/Th – 12:30
  2. 2. Brief Information on WWII <ul><li>The war started in 1939. </li></ul><ul><li>The war ended in 1945. </li></ul><ul><li>Allies and Axis fought each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Most destructive war on people and material. </li></ul><ul><li>The Germans/Nazis were the main reason for war. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler was a vindictive person. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii </li></ul>
  3. 3. Allies and Axis <ul><li>Allies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Britain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>France </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Russia/USSR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Axis: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Germany (Nazi) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hungary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more </li></ul></ul>http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0001288.html
  4. 4. Information on Hitler <ul><li>Born on April 20, 1889 </li></ul><ul><li>Quit school at 16 and tried to be a painter. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of German army in WWI </li></ul><ul><li>Joined the German Worker Party </li></ul><ul><li>GWP blamed Jews for all their problems. </li></ul><ul><li>January 1933, he became chancellor of Germany. </li></ul>www.topnews.in/files/adolf-hitler.jpg http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/hitler_adolf.shtml
  5. 5. Invasion of Poland and Western Europe <ul><li>The Poles were defeated in September 1939. </li></ul><ul><li>Germany invaded Norway and Denmark. </li></ul><ul><li>Germany planned to invade Holland and Belgium. </li></ul><ul><li>Germany wanted to take over France to attack Britain. </li></ul><ul><li>Germany planned to declare war on the USSR in 1941. </li></ul>http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii
  6. 6. Operation Barbarossa <ul><li>The Nazis left the Battle of Britain. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler wanted to attack Russia. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler’s attack was the greatest land-air attack. </li></ul><ul><li>Had 3 million troops, 3,500 tanks, and 1,500 aircraft. </li></ul><ul><li>After 1 year 3 millions Russian troops were prisoners. </li></ul><ul><li>After one year 1 million Russian troops were dead. </li></ul>http://www.yourdiscovery.com/web/world-war-2/ww2-focus/flashpoints/operation-barbarossa/?cc=US
  7. 7. Operation Barbarossa <ul><li>Hitler took over Smolensk and Leningrad in July 1941. </li></ul><ul><li>Kiev has fallen in September of 1941. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler was soon after Moscow. </li></ul><ul><li>Russia was able to fight off the Germans in Moscow. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler was finally beaten in July 1943. </li></ul><ul><li>Nazis started seeing more failures after. </li></ul>http://www.yourdiscovery.com/web/world-war-2/ww2-focus/flashpoints/operation-barbarossa/?cc=US
  8. 8. Japanese Aggression <ul><li>Japan had issues with the USSR over the border </li></ul><ul><li>In October 1941, Japan attacked Peal Harbor. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan damaged a lot of American Fleet. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan defeated Malaya, the Dutch East Indies. </li></ul><ul><li>of Port Moresby in May 1942. Defeated the Philippines, Burma, and many South Pacific islands. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan then took control </li></ul>http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/page2
  9. 9. Japanese Aggression <ul><li>June 1942, Japan wanted to destroy the rest of the American fleet. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan got attacked by the U.S. and Australia. </li></ul><ul><li>Lost in New Guinea and in the Solomons. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan tries to make war to costly for their enemies. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan saw no reason to go into Europe when Germany was controlling it. </li></ul><ul><li>Japans two problems were the U.S. and the Soviet Union. </li></ul>http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/page2
  10. 10. United States Enters <ul><li>July 26, 1941, President Roosevelt stopped all trade with Japan </li></ul><ul><li>After Pearl Harbor President Roosevelt blamed the commanders in Hawaii. </li></ul><ul><li>Four days after Pearl Harbor, Hitler declares war with U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>America noticed that Britain needed some desperate help. </li></ul><ul><li>America sent troops and munitions. </li></ul><ul><li>The first U.S. troops arrived in January 1942. </li></ul>http://www.worldwariihistory.info/WWII/United-States.html http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/page4
  11. 11. United States Enters <ul><li>The U.S did not actually attack an Axis till a year after. </li></ul><ul><li>Britain and U.S made a plan. </li></ul><ul><li>They planned to attack from North Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Once there, move up to France. </li></ul><ul><li>The next target was Sicily. </li></ul><ul><li>In late July 1943 they then decided to attack Italy. </li></ul>http://www.worldwariihistory.info/WWII/Italy.html http://www.worldwariihistory.info/WWII/North-Africa.html
  12. 12. Defeat of the Axis <ul><li>On April 30, 1945 Hitler committed suicide. </li></ul><ul><li>May 1, 1945, German forces in Italy surrendered. </li></ul><ul><li>German forces in the Netherlands, Northwestern Germany, and Denmark surrendered on May 4 th . </li></ul><ul><li>On May 7 th , the German High Command surrendered all forces. </li></ul><ul><li>May 8 th became V-E Day. </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. then turned to finish off Japan. </li></ul>http://www.worldwariihistory.info/WWII/Germany.html
  13. 13. Pictures Cited Page <ul><li>http://www.javno.com/slike/slike_3/r1/g2008/m10/y186254894582805.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://scienceblogs.com/isisthescientist/upload/2009/04/dr_isis_i_only_need_a_minute_o/explosion.jpg </li></ul>

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