Wc Ch16s4

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Wc Ch16s4

  1. 1. The Allies are victorious <ul><li>Ch16s4 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Allies plan for victory <ul><li>Churchill and FDR met to develop strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>agreed to help Stalin by attacking Germany from the west </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>force Germany to fight 2-front war </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Allies began in N. Africa - angered Stalin who wanted them to start in France </li></ul>
  3. 3. North Africa Campaign <ul><li>Allies’ “Operation Torch” led by Eisenhower defeated Gen. Rommel in North Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gen. Bernard Montgomery led British victory at El Alamein </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Stalingrad <ul><li>German army stalled at Stalingrad, punished by Russian winter </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet troops launched counterattack, forced Germans to surrender </li></ul><ul><li>Turning point in war on easrtern front - Germany now on defensive </li></ul>
  5. 5. Invasion of italy <ul><li>Allies attack in southern Europe and push through Italy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Germany tries t help Italy but Allies conqueror anyway </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Life on allied Home fronts <ul><li>Civilians mobilze to help war effort </li></ul><ul><ul><li>factories converted; ration meat, gas, rubber, sugar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>proprganda used to inspire people to help </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Allied victory in Europe - D-Day <ul><li>D-Day - allied invasion of Normandy, France </li></ul><ul><ul><li>largest military operation ever, invade from England </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British, French, American, Canadian </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Battle of the Bulge and Germany surrenders <ul><li>Battle of the Bulge - Allies fought off German counterattack </li></ul><ul><li>Soviets surrounded Berlin, pounded with artillery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hitler killed himself, Germany surrendered to Eisenhower </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Victory in Pacific <ul><li>As the Japanese retreat, the Allies close in on Japan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan used kamikaze pilots - would crash their planes into Allied ships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>President Truman decided to drop A-bomb on Japan to end the war </li></ul>

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