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  1. 1. World War II By: Victor Quach Kimberly To Danny Siu Luis Martinez
  2. 2. World War II Overview <ul><li>One of the deadliest wars in history </li></ul><ul><li>Included: Germany, Italy, Japan (Axis); USA, Britain, USSR (Allies) </li></ul><ul><li>Started with invasion of Poland (1939) </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese attacks on British colonies and the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Germany’s invasion of the USSR </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler’s Blitzkrieg </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning of atomic bombs </li></ul><ul><li>Victory for Allies in 1945 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cause of WWII
  4. 4. <ul><li>Axis Powers wanted more land </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler wanted Sudentenland and was allowed to because of appeasement </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted the rest of Czechoslovakia </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler agreed with Stalin to split Poland </li></ul>Cause of WWII
  5. 5. Quiz Time! What is appeasement?
  6. 6. The Invasion of Poland <ul><li>Hitler used blitzkrieg </li></ul><ul><li>Captured Warsaw, the capital </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler annexes Western Poland; USSR annexes Eastern Poland </li></ul><ul><li>After, Germany successfully defeated French </li></ul>
  7. 7. Battle of Britain <ul><li>Britain was all alone after French lost </li></ul><ul><li>Two advantages: radar and enigma </li></ul><ul><li>Successfully stopped Germany </li></ul>
  8. 8. Quiz Time! What event marked the beginning of WWII?
  9. 9. Pearl Harbor <ul><li>Japan attacked Oahu, Hawaii-December 7, 1941 </li></ul><ul><li>USA suffered severe damages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Majority of fleets destroyed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>US declared war on Japan </li></ul><ul><li>After, Germany declared war on the USA </li></ul>
  10. 10. Quiz Time! How did the Battle of Britain affect Britain's image?
  11. 11. Battle of Midway <ul><li>Six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Pacific Fleet defeated the Imperial Japanese Navy </li></ul><ul><li>Lasted four days ( June 4 th -7 th 1942) </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. ended the Japanese advances in the Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>Called the “turning point of the Pacific” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Stalingrad <ul><li>June 22, 1941-German troops successfully attacked Stalingrad </li></ul><ul><li>Russians suffered terrible losses </li></ul><ul><li>Winter season arrived </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Germans not prepared </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Quiz Time! What helped the Russians survive the Germans' attack on Stalingrad?
  14. 14. D-Day <ul><li>Led by General Dwight Eisenhower </li></ul><ul><li>Invasion of Normandy, France </li></ul><ul><li>Same time as Russian attack from East </li></ul><ul><li>Germany surrendered on May 7, 1945 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Hiroshima and Nagasaki <ul><li>Japanese fought after Germany surrendered </li></ul><ul><li>USA bombed Hiroshima and then Nagasaki </li></ul><ul><li>Tens of thousands died </li></ul><ul><li>Japan surrendered a month later in September, 1945 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Quiz Time! Why did Germany surrender?
  17. 17. The Holocaust <ul><li>Hitler tried to get rid of Jews </li></ul><ul><li>Jews captured and forced into concentration camps </li></ul><ul><li>Millions of Jews were killed </li></ul><ul><li>Nazis killed other races also, such as Gypsies </li></ul>
  18. 18. Effects of War <ul><li>Nazi officials were tried for crimes </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler and Mussolini (Italy) were killed </li></ul><ul><li>Germany was divided </li></ul><ul><li>Japan became under military rule </li></ul><ul><li>US and the USSR became the world- super powers </li></ul><ul><li>Britain’s economy weakened </li></ul>
  19. 19. Casualties **less than four million European Jews survived Nation Military Losses Russia 7,000,000 Germany 3,500,000 Japan 1,300,000 Britain 350,000 United States 300,000
  20. 20. Quiz Time! Which country had the most military deaths? Why?

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