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World War Ii Part 2
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World War Ii Part 2
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World War Ii Part 2
World War Ii Part 2
World War Ii Part 2
World War Ii Part 2
World War Ii Part 2
World War Ii Part 2
World War Ii Part 2
World War Ii Part 2
World War Ii Part 2
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Chapter 19, Section 2, Part 2

Chapter 19, Section 2, Part 2

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  • 1. Chapter 19, Section 2, Part 2
  • 2. <ul><li>Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>The United States </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul>
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  • 6. <ul><li>The Afrika Korps under General Erwin Rommel broke through British lines in Egypt and advanced on Alexandria. </li></ul><ul><li>The British in North Africa had stopped the Germans at El Alamein. </li></ul><ul><li>In November, British and American forces invaded French North Africa and forced the German and Italian troops to surrender by May . </li></ul>
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  • 8. <ul><li>Hitler decided to attack Stalingrad, a major Soviet industrial center. </li></ul><ul><li>Between November 1942 and February 1943 the Soviets counterattacked. </li></ul><ul><li>In May, the Germans were forced to surrender. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They lost some of their best troops </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>The Pacific Theater </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>May </li></ul><ul><li>American naval forces stopped the Japanese and saved Australia from invasion. </li></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>June </li></ul><ul><li>the turning point in the Pacific war </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. planes destroyed 4 Japanese aircraft carriers and established naval superiority </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>By November 1942, after fierce battles in the Solomon Islands , the Japanese power was diminishing. </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>The Allies then moved north and invaded Italy in September. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Winston Churchill called Italy the “soft underbelly” of Europe. </li></ul></ul>
  • 14. <ul><li>Mussolini was removed from office and arrested by the king. </li></ul><ul><li>Allies did not take Rome until June 4, 1944. </li></ul>
  • 15. <ul><li>The Allies had long been planning a “2nd front” in western Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>They planned to invade France from Great Britain across the English Channel. </li></ul>
  • 16. <ul><li>June 6, 1944 </li></ul><ul><li>the Allies under U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower landed on the beaches in Normandy . </li></ul><ul><li>This gave the Allies the chance to set up a beachhead. </li></ul><ul><li>By landing two million men and a half-million vehicles , the Allies eventually broke through the German lines. </li></ul>
  • 17. <ul><li>After the breakout, the Allies moved south and east . </li></ul><ul><li>In March of 1945, the Allies crossed the Rhine River. </li></ul><ul><li>In the north they linked up with the Soviet army that was moving from the east. </li></ul><ul><li>On April 30, Hitler committed suicide. </li></ul>
  • 18. <ul><li>In the Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>The Dropping of the Atomic bomb </li></ul>
  • 19. <ul><li>U.S. president Harry S. Truman decided to drop atomic bombs on Japanese cities. </li></ul><ul><li>He hoped that this would avoid an invasion of Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>The first bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima on August 6. </li></ul>
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  • 22. <ul><li>Three days later, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki . </li></ul><ul><li>Both cities were completely destroyed. </li></ul><ul><li>60,000 to 75,000 died immediately and 1000’s more died later of radiation sickness. (the total came to over 200,000) </li></ul><ul><li>The Japanese surrendered on August 14. </li></ul>
  • 23. <ul><li>17 million people had died in battle in World War II. </li></ul><ul><li>Some estimate that, including civilian losses, over 50 million people died in the war. </li></ul>

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