World War II

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Used as a mini lesson about WWII before reading the book "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe".

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World War II

  1. 1. World War II 1939 to 1945
  2. 2. Second World War was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world’s nations (Germany, England, France, United States, Canada, Poland, China, Japan, Italy) organized into two opposing military alliances: the Allies (The nations that fought against the Germans) and the Axis (The nations who fought with the Germans).
  3. 4. Nazi’s invade Europe Nazi’s were a group of people, mostly German, who believed their race was the dominant race and sought to destroy other races, mostly Jewish people.
  4. 5. During this time the Nazi Government was known as the Third Reich. Adolf Hitler was the leader of the Third Reich.
  5. 6. Blitzkrieg “ Lightning War” Nazi’s try and destroy London by sending bombers to attack the city.
  6. 7. Winston Churchill Prime Minister of London, England during World War II
  7. 8. “ Citizens of London, although we are at war, London must go on!” Winston Churchill
  8. 9. “ We must keep our factories going, our businesses running. The children of London need to be sent to a safe place while we the adults stay and maintain our city.” Winston Churchill
  9. 10. The children of London were sent out of the city to live with relatives, friends or even strangers to be safe.
  10. 11. Thus begins the tale of 4 siblings who leave their London home to go live with the professor.

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