The Road toVictory in Europe      1942-1945
ObjectivesIdentify major participants and elements of thewar.Analyze primary sources to describesignificant events.
VocabularyBattle of the Bulge - effort by the German wehrmact tostop Allied forces in Belgium after D-Day.beachhead - when...
North Africa & Italy
North Africa & Italy         Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower -         Commander of forces to first take back         North Afric...
North Africa & Italy         Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower -         Commander of forces to first take back         North Afric...
North Africa & Italy         Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower -         Commander of forces to first take back         North Afric...
Soviet Union -The Power of Winter
Soviet Union -    The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls  Winter & Stiffer than expected resistance
Soviet Union -    The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls   Winter & Stiffer than expected resistan...
Soviet Union -    The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls   Winter & Stiffer than expected resistan...
Soviet Union -    The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls   Winter & Stiffer than expected resistan...
Soviet Union -    The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls   Winter & Stiffer than expected resistan...
Western Europe
Western Europe
Western Europe  Invasion of Western Europe by the Allies  began on June 6, 1944
Western Europe  Invasion of Western Europe by the Allies  began on June 6, 1944  Successes of D-Day and quick strikes  thr...
Western Europe  Invasion of Western Europe by the Allies  began on June 6, 1944  Successes of D-Day and quick strikes  thr...
Western Europe  Invasion of Western Europe by the Allies  began on June 6, 1944  Successes of D-Day and quick strikes  thr...
The Race for Victory
The Race for Victory         1945 - Soviets quickly pushing         towards Berlin ➙ want to get         there before Amer...
The Race for Victory         1945 - Soviets quickly pushing         towards Berlin ➙ want to get         there before Amer...
The Race for Victory         1945 - Soviets quickly pushing         towards Berlin ➙ want to get         there before Amer...
The Race for Victory         1945 - Soviets quickly pushing         towards Berlin ➙ want to get         there before Amer...
The Race for Victory         1945 - Soviets quickly pushing         towards Berlin ➙ want to get         there before Amer...
The Race for Victory         1945 - Soviets quickly pushing         towards Berlin ➙ want to get         there before Amer...
D-Day - June 6, 1944
D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attack
D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attackGoal was to e...
D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attackGoal was to e...
D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attackGoal was to e...
D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attackGoal was to e...
D-Day:Numbers Matter
D-Day:  Numbers MatterFill out the worksheet on D-Day statistics andwrite the answers to the 3 questions at thebottom
“Eisenhower Speaks”
“Eisenhower Speaks” With your neighbor, read Eisenhower’s Order of the Day and his prepared Failure Message. As a pair, wr...
Road to Victory in Europe
Road to Victory in Europe
Road to Victory in Europe
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The Allies strike back! The end of the war - 1942-1945 - in Europe.

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  • Road to Victory in Europe

    1. 1. The Road toVictory in Europe 1942-1945
    2. 2. ObjectivesIdentify major participants and elements of thewar.Analyze primary sources to describesignificant events.
    3. 3. VocabularyBattle of the Bulge - effort by the German wehrmact tostop Allied forces in Belgium after D-Day.beachhead - when a unit takes a beach from the sea, andbegins to defend it, while other reinforcements help out,until a unit large enough to begin advancing has arrived.Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower - American general whooversaw Allied operations in North Africa and Europe.Operation Overlord - code name given for June 6, 1944invasion of French coast at Normandy by Allied forces;also known as D-Day.
    4. 4. North Africa & Italy
    5. 5. North Africa & Italy Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower - Commander of forces to first take back North Africa Eisenhower known for his ability to work with many different personalities and get the best out of people
    6. 6. North Africa & Italy Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower - Commander of forces to first take back North Africa Eisenhower known for his ability to work with many different personalities and get the best out of people Mediterranean Theater of Operations - 1942-1944 Moved from Western Africa heading towards Egypt - through 1943 1943 - 1945 - Invasion of Italy
    7. 7. North Africa & Italy Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower - Commander of forces to first take back North Africa Eisenhower known for his ability to work with many different personalities and get the best out of people Mediterranean Theater of Operations - 1942-1944 Moved from Western Africa heading towards Egypt - through 1943 1943 - 1945 - Invasion of Italy
    8. 8. Soviet Union -The Power of Winter
    9. 9. Soviet Union - The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls Winter & Stiffer than expected resistance
    10. 10. Soviet Union - The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls Winter & Stiffer than expected resistanceSummer 1942 - begin offensive of Stalingrad February 1943 - 3/4 of Nazi troops dead or in bad shape from winter conditions - surrender
    11. 11. Soviet Union - The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls Winter & Stiffer than expected resistanceSummer 1942 - begin offensive of Stalingrad February 1943 - 3/4 of Nazi troops dead or in bad shape from winter conditions - surrender1943-44 - Soviet forces equipped byAmerican weapons and munitions fromLend-Lease begin to energetically push back
    12. 12. Soviet Union - The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls Winter & Stiffer than expected resistanceSummer 1942 - begin offensive of Stalingrad February 1943 - 3/4 of Nazi troops dead or in bad shape from winter conditions - surrender1943-44 - Soviet forces equipped byAmerican weapons and munitions fromLend-Lease begin to energetically push back1944 - Stalin wants to know why Alliedforces haven’t pushed into Europe from theWest
    13. 13. Soviet Union - The Power of Winter1942 - Leningrad and Moscow offensivestalls Winter & Stiffer than expected resistanceSummer 1942 - begin offensive of Stalingrad February 1943 - 3/4 of Nazi troops dead or in bad shape from winter conditions - surrender1943-44 - Soviet forces equipped byAmerican weapons and munitions fromLend-Lease begin to energetically push back1944 - Stalin wants to know why Alliedforces haven’t pushed into Europe from theWest
    14. 14. Western Europe
    15. 15. Western Europe
    16. 16. Western Europe Invasion of Western Europe by the Allies began on June 6, 1944
    17. 17. Western Europe Invasion of Western Europe by the Allies began on June 6, 1944 Successes of D-Day and quick strikes through France turn momentum of the war
    18. 18. Western Europe Invasion of Western Europe by the Allies began on June 6, 1944 Successes of D-Day and quick strikes through France turn momentum of the war Germany tries to strike back in September at the Battle of the Bulge, but fail
    19. 19. Western Europe Invasion of Western Europe by the Allies began on June 6, 1944 Successes of D-Day and quick strikes through France turn momentum of the war Germany tries to strike back in September at the Battle of the Bulge, but fail
    20. 20. The Race for Victory
    21. 21. The Race for Victory 1945 - Soviets quickly pushing towards Berlin ➙ want to get there before Americans
    22. 22. The Race for Victory 1945 - Soviets quickly pushing towards Berlin ➙ want to get there before Americans March - Allies cross the Rhine
    23. 23. The Race for Victory 1945 - Soviets quickly pushing towards Berlin ➙ want to get there before Americans March - Allies cross the Rhine April - Soviets surround Berlin ➙ April 30, 1945 - Hitler commits suicide
    24. 24. The Race for Victory 1945 - Soviets quickly pushing towards Berlin ➙ want to get there before Americans March - Allies cross the Rhine April - Soviets surround Berlin ➙ April 30, 1945 - Hitler commits suicide May 6, 1945 - Germany issues unconditional surrender
    25. 25. The Race for Victory 1945 - Soviets quickly pushing towards Berlin ➙ want to get there before Americans March - Allies cross the Rhine April - Soviets surround Berlin ➙ April 30, 1945 - Hitler commits suicide May 6, 1945 - Germany issues unconditional surrender V-E Day (Victory in Europe)
    26. 26. The Race for Victory 1945 - Soviets quickly pushing towards Berlin ➙ want to get there before Americans March - Allies cross the Rhine April - Soviets surround Berlin ➙ April 30, 1945 - Hitler commits suicide May 6, 1945 - Germany issues unconditional surrender V-E Day (Victory in Europe)
    27. 27. D-Day - June 6, 1944
    28. 28. D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attack
    29. 29. D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attackGoal was to establish a beachhead from which to launchinvasion of Western Europe
    30. 30. D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attackGoal was to establish a beachhead from which to launchinvasion of Western EuropeHundreds of thousands of American troops prep forinvasion in England during 1943
    31. 31. D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attackGoal was to establish a beachhead from which to launchinvasion of Western EuropeHundreds of thousands of American troops prep forinvasion in England during 1943Eventually June date chosen and events set into motion
    32. 32. D-Day - June 6, 1944Eisenhower and Allied staff work for months todetermine best time and location for attackGoal was to establish a beachhead from which to launchinvasion of Western EuropeHundreds of thousands of American troops prep forinvasion in England during 1943Eventually June date chosen and events set into motionOperation Overlord - largest amphibious landing inhistory
    33. 33. D-Day:Numbers Matter
    34. 34. D-Day: Numbers MatterFill out the worksheet on D-Day statistics andwrite the answers to the 3 questions at thebottom
    35. 35. “Eisenhower Speaks”
    36. 36. “Eisenhower Speaks” With your neighbor, read Eisenhower’s Order of the Day and his prepared Failure Message. As a pair, write out responses to the 10 questions

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