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Fight To Win Wwii3

  1. 1. Fight to Win WWII Objective: Cover WWII from after Pearl Harbor to the end of WWII
  2. 2. Life on the Home Front <ul><li>Again America is faced with total war requiring the complete mobilization of people and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Millions of men are drafted into the military </li></ul><ul><li>Women go to work in the factories to support the war effort </li></ul><ul><li>The start of WWII ends the Great Depression in America </li></ul><ul><li>Bracero Program allows Mexican Citizens to enter U.S. to help fill farm and railroad jobs during WWII </li></ul>
  3. 3. Prejudice <ul><li>After Pearl Harbor Japanese Americans forced into Interment camps </li></ul><ul><li>112,000 forced to move </li></ul><ul><li>33,000 served during war </li></ul><ul><li>442 nd Regimental Combat Team </li></ul><ul><li>Fought while family was in interment camp </li></ul>
  4. 4. US enters Africa <ul><li>Big Three meet in Tehran to discuss where to start fighting </li></ul><ul><li>They decide to deal with Germany first because they are the greater threat </li></ul><ul><li>British and American Troops stop Nazis in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Tide turns against Axis </li></ul><ul><li>Allies begin to invade Italian islands and Italy </li></ul>
  5. 5. Air Campaign against Germany <ul><li>While Allies fought in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>The Army Air Corp bombed German factories and cities </li></ul><ul><li>Many factories and railroads were destroyed </li></ul>
  6. 6. Europe <ul><li>Allies launched Operation Overlord (D-Day) and invade Normandy France </li></ul><ul><li>Largest invasion by sea in History </li></ul><ul><li>On the Western Front Soviets drive Germans out of Poland, Romania, and Hungary </li></ul>
  7. 8. Last Ditch Effort <ul><li>Dec. 1944 Hitler launches a last ditch effort to win the war called Battle of the Bulge </li></ul><ul><li>Allies defeat the offensive and continue to drive toward Berlin </li></ul>
  8. 9. Yalta Conference and Victory Europe <ul><li>Big Three meet to discuss plans after the war </li></ul><ul><li>All three agree each would control a part of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Also planned to create the United Nations </li></ul><ul><li>In April 1945 Soviets capture Berlin and Germany surrenders </li></ul>
  9. 11. Holocaust <ul><li>Nazis had killed six million Jews and several million other people </li></ul><ul><li>All Jews were forced to have and I.D. number tattoo on their arms </li></ul><ul><li>Jews were killed using firing squads, Gas chambers, worked to death, or burned in huge ovens </li></ul>

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