The European Theater of Operations (ETO) in World War II
Background Link:  The end of WWI: blueprint for a failed peace
Links <ul><li>ETO front line timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Maps of WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Chronology of WWII </li></ul>
Guilio Douhet & Billy Mitchell: Aviation warfare pioneers. Link:  The Billy Mitchell Story
Mussolini
Adolph Hitler
Lenin and Stalin
FDR
Munich Agreement
Chamberlain and Hitler
Two fascists
Winston Churchill
France surrenders Link: Hitler in Paris
Dunkirk Link: Dunkirk
Battle of Britain
Londoners using subway as bomb shelter
Concentration camp
Children in a concentration camp
Heinrich Himmler
Erwin Rommel The Desert Fox
Herman Goering
Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery
General Dwight Eisenhower “Ike”
General George Patton “Old Blood and Guts”
General Lucian Truscott
Colonel William O. Darby. First leader of the Army Rangers
General Mark Clark
General Omar Bradley  “The soldier’s General”
Omar Bradley Bust: Awarded at the Independence Bowl
Henry Harley Arnold, better known as &quot;Hap:&quot; father of the U.S. Air Force
 
Stalingrad
Women in the factories
Rosie the Riveter
 
WAAC (Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps)
Ration Card
Victory Garden
War bonds posters
Scrap Drives
Scrap drives: Civilians were encouraged to turn in scrap bacon drippings and fats
M1 Carbine Link:  &quot;The greatest battle implement ever devised.&quot;
North Africa Operation Torch
Casablanca Conference
Anzio Link:  Battle of Anzio
Cisterna: Out of 767 Army Rangers sent to take Cisterna,  only 6 returned!
Tuskegee Airmen
Benjamin O. Davis: US Army’s first African-American General
The Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was a landing craft used extensively in World War II. The cra...
DUKW (Duck)
D-Day at Normandy
D-Day
Normandy after the invasion
Normandy
Normandy cemetery
Hedgerow (Bocage)
Germans advance in technology The first jet fighters. V2 rocket
“ A Bridge too far” Link:  Arnhem (10,000 men went in, 2,500 came out)
After the firebombing of Dresden
Dresden
Ardennes “Battle of the Bulge”
Battle of the Bulge
General Anthony McAuliffe Link:  &quot;NUTS!&quot;
Strategic Bombing
Execution of Mussolini
Yalta
Liberating the camps
Allied soldiers viewing the horrors of a concentration camp.
German citizens who lived near a concentration camp are forced to view what they had ignored for so long.
Potsdam Conference
 
Changes in Europe after 1945 Link:  Map of European changes 1940-48
Matching <ul><li>A) Chamberlain </li></ul><ul><li>B) Churchill </li></ul><ul><li>C) Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>D) Mussolini ...
Matching ( Answers ) <ul><li>A) Chamberlain </li></ul><ul><li>B) Churchill </li></ul><ul><li>C) Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>D...
Matching II <ul><li>A) Dwight Eisenhower </li></ul><ul><li>B) George Patton </li></ul><ul><li>C) Hap Arnold </li></ul><ul>...
Matching II  (Answers ) <ul><li>A) Dwight Eisenhower </li></ul><ul><li>B) George Patton </li></ul><ul><li>C) Hap Arnold </...
Put the following events in chronological order <ul><li>A) Battle of Stalingrad  </li></ul><ul><li>B) Anzio </li></ul><ul>...
Put the following events in chronological order  (Answers) <ul><li>A) Battle of Stalingrad  </li></ul><ul><li>B) Anzio </l...
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  1. 1. The European Theater of Operations (ETO) in World War II
  2. 2. Background Link: The end of WWI: blueprint for a failed peace
  3. 3. Links <ul><li>ETO front line timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Maps of WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Chronology of WWII </li></ul>
  4. 4. Guilio Douhet & Billy Mitchell: Aviation warfare pioneers. Link: The Billy Mitchell Story
  5. 5. Mussolini
  6. 6. Adolph Hitler
  7. 7. Lenin and Stalin
  8. 8. FDR
  9. 9. Munich Agreement
  10. 10. Chamberlain and Hitler
  11. 11. Two fascists
  12. 12. Winston Churchill
  13. 13. France surrenders Link: Hitler in Paris
  14. 14. Dunkirk Link: Dunkirk
  15. 15. Battle of Britain
  16. 16. Londoners using subway as bomb shelter
  17. 17. Concentration camp
  18. 18. Children in a concentration camp
  19. 19. Heinrich Himmler
  20. 20. Erwin Rommel The Desert Fox
  21. 21. Herman Goering
  22. 22. Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery
  23. 23. General Dwight Eisenhower “Ike”
  24. 24. General George Patton “Old Blood and Guts”
  25. 25. General Lucian Truscott
  26. 26. Colonel William O. Darby. First leader of the Army Rangers
  27. 27. General Mark Clark
  28. 28. General Omar Bradley “The soldier’s General”
  29. 29. Omar Bradley Bust: Awarded at the Independence Bowl
  30. 30. Henry Harley Arnold, better known as &quot;Hap:&quot; father of the U.S. Air Force
  31. 32. Stalingrad
  32. 33. Women in the factories
  33. 34. Rosie the Riveter
  34. 36. WAAC (Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps)
  35. 37. Ration Card
  36. 38. Victory Garden
  37. 39. War bonds posters
  38. 40. Scrap Drives
  39. 41. Scrap drives: Civilians were encouraged to turn in scrap bacon drippings and fats
  40. 42. M1 Carbine Link: &quot;The greatest battle implement ever devised.&quot;
  41. 43. North Africa Operation Torch
  42. 44. Casablanca Conference
  43. 45. Anzio Link: Battle of Anzio
  44. 46. Cisterna: Out of 767 Army Rangers sent to take Cisterna, only 6 returned!
  45. 47. Tuskegee Airmen
  46. 48. Benjamin O. Davis: US Army’s first African-American General
  47. 49. The Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was a landing craft used extensively in World War II. The craft was designed by Andrew Higgins of Louisiana, based on boats made for operating in swamps and marshes.
  48. 50. DUKW (Duck)
  49. 51. D-Day at Normandy
  50. 52. D-Day
  51. 53. Normandy after the invasion
  52. 54. Normandy
  53. 55. Normandy cemetery
  54. 56. Hedgerow (Bocage)
  55. 57. Germans advance in technology The first jet fighters. V2 rocket
  56. 58. “ A Bridge too far” Link: Arnhem (10,000 men went in, 2,500 came out)
  57. 59. After the firebombing of Dresden
  58. 60. Dresden
  59. 61. Ardennes “Battle of the Bulge”
  60. 62. Battle of the Bulge
  61. 63. General Anthony McAuliffe Link: &quot;NUTS!&quot;
  62. 64. Strategic Bombing
  63. 65. Execution of Mussolini
  64. 66. Yalta
  65. 67. Liberating the camps
  66. 68. Allied soldiers viewing the horrors of a concentration camp.
  67. 69. German citizens who lived near a concentration camp are forced to view what they had ignored for so long.
  68. 70. Potsdam Conference
  69. 72. Changes in Europe after 1945 Link: Map of European changes 1940-48
  70. 73. Matching <ul><li>A) Chamberlain </li></ul><ul><li>B) Churchill </li></ul><ul><li>C) Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>D) Mussolini </li></ul><ul><li>E) Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>F) Stalin </li></ul><ul><li>G) Truman </li></ul><ul><li>1) USA ’45-’52 </li></ul><ul><li>2) Great Britain ’37-’40 </li></ul><ul><li>3) Italy </li></ul><ul><li>4) Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>5) Great Britain ’41-’45 </li></ul><ul><li>6) Germany </li></ul><ul><li>7) USA ’33-’45 </li></ul>
  71. 74. Matching ( Answers ) <ul><li>A) Chamberlain </li></ul><ul><li>B) Churchill </li></ul><ul><li>C) Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>D) Mussolini </li></ul><ul><li>E) Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>F) Stalin </li></ul><ul><li>Truman </li></ul><ul><li>1) USA ’45-’52 </li></ul><ul><li>2) Great Britain ’37-’40 </li></ul><ul><li>3) Italy </li></ul><ul><li>4) Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>5) Great Britain ’41-’45 </li></ul><ul><li>6) Germany </li></ul><ul><li>7) USA ’33-’45 </li></ul>
  72. 75. Matching II <ul><li>A) Dwight Eisenhower </li></ul><ul><li>B) George Patton </li></ul><ul><li>C) Hap Arnold </li></ul><ul><li>D) Lucian Truscott </li></ul><ul><li>E) William Darby </li></ul><ul><li>F) Omar Bradley </li></ul><ul><li>G) Mark Clark </li></ul><ul><li>1) Replaced Fredendall after Kasserine Pass </li></ul><ul><li>2) In charge of allied forces </li></ul><ul><li>3) Replaced Lucas at Anzio </li></ul><ul><li>4) Wanted to capture Rome </li></ul><ul><li>5) Father of the US Air Force </li></ul><ul><li>6) First leader of Army </li></ul><ul><li>Rangers </li></ul><ul><li>7) “the soldiers’ general” </li></ul>
  73. 76. Matching II (Answers ) <ul><li>A) Dwight Eisenhower </li></ul><ul><li>B) George Patton </li></ul><ul><li>C) Hap Arnold </li></ul><ul><li>D) Lucian Truscott </li></ul><ul><li>E) William Darby </li></ul><ul><li>F) Omar Bradley </li></ul><ul><li>G) Mark Clark </li></ul><ul><li>1) Replaced Fredendall after Kasserine Pass </li></ul><ul><li>2) In charge of allied forces </li></ul><ul><li>3) Replaced Lucas at Anzio </li></ul><ul><li>4) Wanted to capture Rome </li></ul><ul><li>5) Father of the US Air Force </li></ul><ul><li>6) First leader of Army </li></ul><ul><li>Rangers </li></ul><ul><li>7) “the soldiers’ general” </li></ul>
  74. 77. Put the following events in chronological order <ul><li>A) Battle of Stalingrad </li></ul><ul><li>B) Anzio </li></ul><ul><li>C) Operation Torch </li></ul><ul><li>D) Potsdam Conference </li></ul><ul><li>E) Munich Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>F) Invasion of Normandy </li></ul><ul><li>G) Battle of the Bulge (Ardennes) </li></ul><ul><li>H) Casablanca Conference </li></ul><ul><li>1___ </li></ul><ul><li>2___ </li></ul><ul><li>3___ </li></ul><ul><li>4___ </li></ul><ul><li>5___ </li></ul><ul><li>6___ </li></ul><ul><li>7___ </li></ul><ul><li>8___ </li></ul>
  75. 78. Put the following events in chronological order (Answers) <ul><li>A) Battle of Stalingrad </li></ul><ul><li>B) Anzio </li></ul><ul><li>C) Operation Torch </li></ul><ul><li>D) Potsdam Conference </li></ul><ul><li>E) Munich Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>F) Invasion of Normandy </li></ul><ul><li>G) Battle of the Bulge (Ardennes) </li></ul><ul><li>H) Casablanca Conference </li></ul><ul><li>1__E_ </li></ul><ul><li>2__A_ </li></ul><ul><li>3__C_ </li></ul><ul><li>4__H_ </li></ul><ul><li>5__B_ </li></ul><ul><li>6__F_ </li></ul><ul><li>7__G_ </li></ul><ul><li>8__D_ </li></ul>
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