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  • 1. US & France leading up to German occupation By Emily Drake and Emily Drewry Timeline: Monroe, Chapman Wednesday, December 1, 2010 1:44:19 PM ET
  • 2. U.S and France leading up to German occupation 19401939 May 13, German tanks (panzers) advance on France, crossing the Meuse River. June 3, Germans bomb Paris, killing over 254 people. June 14, Germans invade Paris. June 22, France signs an armistice with Nazi Germany at Compiègne January 30, Hitler proclaims his hate for Jews in his speech. September 3, Great Britain, France, Australia, and New Zealand declare war against Germany. September 1, Germany invades Poland. (Important because start of WWII.) 1941 December 7, Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The armistice said that Germany controlled almost all of France. June 10, Italy declares war with France and Britain, and invades southern France. SURRENDER! May 22, Weygand and Churchill met in Paris to make a plan on how to save Paris. From 1933 - 1945, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the president of the United States. 1939, The USS Reuben James sinks (navy boat) and gives America a wake-up call. 1940, Roosevelt becomes open to an alliance with Great Britain. Red= France Blue= U.S.A Monroe, Chapman Wednesday, December 1, 2010 1:44:19 PM ET
  • 3. Works Cited Collins, Sarah. “German Occupation of France during World War II.” Academic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias . N.p., 2010. Web. 30 Nov. 2010. <http:// en.academic.ru/.nsf//>. “The History Place World War II in Europe.” The History Place. N.p., 1996. Web. 30 Nov. 2010. <http://www.historyplace.com///time.htm#1940>. “Prelude to War: France.” World War II Database. World War II Multimedia Database, 2000- 2007. Web. 30 Nov. 2010. <http://www.worldwar2database.com//.htm>. “Prelude to War - United States.” WWII Database. World War II Multimedia Database, 2000- 2007. Web. 30 Nov. 2010. <http://www.worldwar2database.com//.htm>. “World War II (1939-1945).” Infoplease. Pearson Education, 2007. Web. 30 Nov. 2010. <http://www.infoplease.com//.html>. Monroe, Chapman Wednesday, December 1, 2010 1:44:19 PM ET

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