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World war 2 PPT (Complete information)

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This is a Powerpoint Presentation about world war 2 (1939- 1945) featuring background knowledge, causes and events that led to massive destruction. Its impacts on society are also highlighted in this presentation.

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World war 2 PPT (Complete information)

  1. 1. By Rahmatullah BE- 02 Sukkur IBA
  2. 2. • Most catastrophic war • Started from 1939 to 1945 • A global war
  3. 3. Countries involved in war • Allied group 1. USA 2. USSR 3. Britain 4. France • Axis group 1. Germany 2. Japan 3. Italy
  4. 4. Causes of war • Political instability & economic devastation – Depression -- Massive unemployment – High inflation – High war debt owed by Germany
  5. 5. Causes of the war • Rise of Fascism – Fascism = “total power is given to a dictator” – Germany – Adolf Hitler – Italy – Benito Mussolini – Japan – Hideki Tojo *Became the Axis Powers (Rome-Berlin-Tokyo axis)
  6. 6. Causes of the war
  7. 7. Adolf Hitler • His mission -- to kill the jews publicly
  8. 8. Hitler and nazi germany • Rise to power • Became Chancellor in 1933 • Blamed Jews, communists for Germany’s problems • Promised return of German pride • His friendship with Bennito Mussolini
  9. 9. Japanese expansion • Sought total control of pacific • Japan-china war 1937 • Japan-Germany-Italy pact 1937
  10. 10. Major events • Germany attacks and conquers Poland, France, Denmark, Norway, Belgium and Netherland. • Battle of Britain begins (bombing London) •
  11. 11. Major events • US aids Britain in return for bases • US bands Japan on trade • Japan bombed Pearl Harbor • Germany declares war on US • US declares war on Germany & Japan • Battle of Midway – turning point against Japan • Germany invades Soviet Union – Battle of Stalingrad (turning point in Europe)
  12. 12. Major events • Hitler weakens • Turned east and tried to invade Russia • Stalled for months, winter hit, millions died August 1942-February 1943 • Hitler pulled out of Russia and lost momentum in war
  13. 13. Major events • D-Day (Doomsday) – invasion of Normandy • 2 million people participated • Liberated paris
  14. 14. Major events • Atomic Bombs dropped: Hiroshima & Nagasaki • Nearly 12 lac people died at the moment • Japan surrenders (V-J Day)
  15. 15. Major events • Hitler suicides • Germany surrenders soon after the Hitler’s death • The war is OVER…
  16. 16. Results of War • More than 60 million (6 crore) people died • Out of 6 crore dead persons, 3 crore were Russians. • End to the great depression • Women took job • Destroyed whole Europe • Soviet union and USA became superpowers

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