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  1. 1. Here is a short introduction of some.events in German history
  2. 2. World war I started  . in the Balkans On June 28, 1914,  archduke FranzFerdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were murdered in Sarajevo, Bosnia- . Herzegovina
  3. 3. At the start of World War  I, President Wilson had declared the neutrality . of the United States The sinking of the  Lusitania and other German actions against civilians drew American. sympathies to the Allies
  4. 4. Cheering the end of world war I, on . Nov. 11, 1918The long, horrible war had taken the lives of nearly 10 .million soldiers
  5. 5. World War II began  on Sept. 1, 1939, when Germany . invaded Poland
  6. 6. Germanys dictator, Adolf Hitler, had built Germany into a powerful war . machine
  7. 7. Germany, Italy, and  Japan formed an alliance known as the Axis. Six other nations eventually . joined the Axis
  8. 8. Talking to his men,  general Dwight D. Eisenhower,commander of the Normandy invasion, wished paratroopers luck before they dropped behind German lines in .France on d-day
  9. 9. D-day—June 6,  . 1944 It was the largest sea borne invasion . in history
  10. 10. During world war II  the B-24 bomberswere used to strikefactories, railroads,and other industrial . targets
  11. 11. Prisoners Homeless
  12. 12. Oct. 3, 1990, millions  of Germanscelebrated throughout the country, including these people at Berlins Brandenburg .Gate
  13. 13. Germany has a  beautiful .landscape.It is rich in history 
  14. 14. Like most countries  Germany likes to party and .celebrate
  15. 15. To learn a new language, you need to learn the  .culture of the language you are studying We will study both language and culture of  .GermanyCulture includes, history, music, art, and day to  .day life

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