World War II By: Maddie Garfinkle
Causes of the War   <ul><li>Germany invades Poland in 1939 </li></ul><ul><li>United States gets involved in 1941 when Japa...
Countries that Participated   <ul><li>Axis Power   Allied Forces </li></ul><ul><li>Nazi Germany  United States </li></ul><...
Major Political and Military  Leaders <ul><li>Adolf Hitler  </li></ul><ul><li>General Hideki Tojo  </li></ul><ul><li>Benit...
Duration of the War   <ul><li>The war lasted from 1939 to 1945   </li></ul>
Where the Fighting Took Place <ul><li>Europe  </li></ul><ul><li>South East Asia  </li></ul><ul><li>North Africa   </li></ul>
Results of the War   <ul><li>US bombs Japan  </li></ul><ul><li>Germany Surrenders  </li></ul><ul><li>Auschwitz and other c...
Jews in the War   <ul><li>Europe- Jews were treated badly, and many were forced to live in ghettos  </li></ul><ul><li>Amer...
African Americans in the War   <ul><li>A large amount of African Americans served in the US army, navy, air forces, nation...
Women in the War   <ul><li>Nurses  </li></ul><ul><li>Ambulance drivers  </li></ul><ul><li>Making gun bayonets </li></ul><u...
Interesting Facts   <ul><li>Between 1939 and 1945 the Allies dropped 3.4 million tons of bombs, An average of about 27,700...
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    1. 1. World War II By: Maddie Garfinkle
    2. 2. Causes of the War <ul><li>Germany invades Poland in 1939 </li></ul><ul><li>United States gets involved in 1941 when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor </li></ul>
    3. 3. Countries that Participated <ul><li>Axis Power Allied Forces </li></ul><ul><li>Nazi Germany United States </li></ul><ul><li>Italy United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Japan France </li></ul><ul><li>Hungary Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Romania Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Bulgaria China </li></ul>
    4. 4. Major Political and Military Leaders <ul><li>Adolf Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>General Hideki Tojo </li></ul><ul><li>Benito Mussolini </li></ul><ul><li>Winston Churchill </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Slatin </li></ul><ul><li>Franklin Roosevelt </li></ul>
    5. 5. Duration of the War <ul><li>The war lasted from 1939 to 1945 </li></ul>
    6. 6. Where the Fighting Took Place <ul><li>Europe </li></ul><ul><li>South East Asia </li></ul><ul><li>North Africa </li></ul>
    7. 7. Results of the War <ul><li>US bombs Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Germany Surrenders </li></ul><ul><li>Auschwitz and other camps liberated </li></ul>
    8. 8. Jews in the War <ul><li>Europe- Jews were treated badly, and many were forced to live in ghettos </li></ul><ul><li>America- Jews fought in the war- Stanley Pearlman </li></ul>
    9. 9. African Americans in the War <ul><li>A large amount of African Americans served in the US army, navy, air forces, national guard…etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Also, many African Americans were in European armies during the war </li></ul>
    10. 10. Women in the War <ul><li>Nurses </li></ul><ul><li>Ambulance drivers </li></ul><ul><li>Making gun bayonets </li></ul><ul><li>Driving fire engines </li></ul><ul><li>Building ships </li></ul>
    11. 11. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Between 1939 and 1945 the Allies dropped 3.4 million tons of bombs, An average of about 27,700 tons of bombs each month. </li></ul><ul><li>German Me-264 bombers were capable of bombing New York City but it wasn't worth the effort. </li></ul><ul><li>Germany lost 40-45% of their aircraft during World War 2 to accidents. </li></ul><ul><li>The US Army had more ships than the US Navy at the time. </li></ul>

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