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Summary Of WWII

  1. 1. Summary of World War II Adam Rusticus ED 205.09 End
  2. 2. About the Author <ul><li>My name is Adam Rusticus, I am a Sophomore at Grand Valley State University. I am a Mathematics major with an emphasis in Elementary Education. I enjoy golf, history and kids. If you would like to contact me, please follow the link to my email address </li></ul>End
  3. 3. Guide to this Lesson <ul><li>Who Was Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Map of Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Map of Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>Why it Started </li></ul><ul><li>Major Battles in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Major Battles in the Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>The Holocaust </li></ul><ul><li>The Atomic Bomb </li></ul><ul><li>The Surrender </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul>End
  4. 4. Who Was Involved <ul><li>Axis Powers </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Allied Powers </li></ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><li>Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet Union </li></ul>There were many more countries who were part of these two powers. These are the major players who invested the most money and soldiers. Click here to see a map of control in Europe during World War 2 Click here to see a map of control in the Pacific during World War 2 End
  5. 5. Map of Pacific Front End
  6. 6. Map European Front End
  7. 7. Why the United States Entered <ul><li>Click here to hear President Franklin D. Roosevelt </li></ul>End
  8. 8. Major Battles in Europe <ul><li>Normandy: This battle was known as D-day. Allied forces landed in June 6, 1944 with the United States contributing over 75,000 to this battle. </li></ul><ul><li>Stalingrad: It was the bloodiest battle in WWII. The city was vital to Hitler’s oil supply. This battle, won by the Allies, lasted almost a year. </li></ul><ul><li>Victory in Europe Day: This battle was more of a formality where the Germans surrendered, one week after Adolf Hitler committed suicide. </li></ul>End
  9. 9. Major Battles of the Pacific <ul><li>Attack on Pearl Harbor: U.S. lost 5 battleships, 205 aircraft and 3,500 people died. Minimal damage to Japanese. </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Midway: U.S. forces went to Midway to stop Japanese advances and to take Midway Island. </li></ul><ul><li>Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Click here to see the information about this battle </li></ul>End
  10. 10. The Atomic Bomb <ul><li>The dropping of the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki signaled the certain end of the Pacific front and an Allied victory in the Pacific. </li></ul><ul><li>The atomic bomb was dropped in August of 1945. The 2 single bomb and its after-effects killed more that 220,000 people. </li></ul><ul><li>To put that into perspective, the United States lost 500,000 lives in the whole war </li></ul>End
  11. 11. The Holocaust <ul><li>Click here to see actual pictures of the Holocaust </li></ul>End
  12. 12. The Surrender <ul><li>Click here to hear Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of Great Britain, announce the surrender of Nazi Germany </li></ul>End
  13. 13. Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>www. teachertube .com </li></ul>End
  14. 14. Concept Map End