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  • Map of the Battle of Rhineland which held place from February 8-March 25,1945. Montgomery planned to seize the land. Montgomery is Sir Bernard Law Montgomery a Brit who beat Rommel in North Africa also a Britain Military Commander.
  • In this photo is a photo from Hitler’s Lighting War.
  • The 5 major battles of WW2 were Midway, D-day{the invasion of Normandy}, the battle of the Bulge{Ardennes}, Stalingrad-the first military setback for the Third Reich and the Battle of Britain fought by the RAF and Germany’s Luftwaffe{air force}.
  • The liberation of Auschwitz was 48 camps in all.
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    1. 1. Battles of WWII<br />Brandi M. Roberts<br />Final exam <br />5th period<br />
    2. 2. Introduction<br />This slide show is about the battles of WW2 and it’s effects on the world including today. <br />I chose this particular topic b/c talking about the effects from WW2 may brighten others pupils.<br />
    3. 3. Overview<br />There were approximately 19 battles fought in World War 2. World War 2 lasted from September 1939 to September 1945.<br />
    4. 4. Battle of Rhineland<br />
    5. 5. Relevance to Today<br />At the beginning of World War II there were 16.9 million Jews. Today there are only 20% left of the Jewish population and they are located in Ashkenazi and Sephardic. <br />Rabbi David Masas sits next to the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Yona Metzger.<br />
    6. 6. Background info<br />There were 19 battles fought in ww2 including 2 battles at El Alamein. A major battle fought in ww2 was the Pearl Harbor. The pearl harbor was bombed by the Japanese-Americans killing no more than 30 million. Another was D-Day<br />
    7. 7. Background INFO<br />Major battles in ww2 were Pearl Harbor, Hitler’s Blitzkrieg, Battle of Ardennes(Bulge). Hitler’s Blitzkrieg is the “lighting war” where Hitler put in a highly mobile form of infantry and armor working in combined arms teams.<br />
    8. 8. Battles and Dates<br />Atlantic September 1939 - May 1945 Berlin April 16 - May 2, 1945 Britain July 10 - October 31, 1940 Bulge December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945 El Alamein (First Battle) July 1-27, 1942 El Alamein (Second Battle) October 23 - November 4, 1942 Guadalcanal Campaign August 7, 1942 - February 9, 1943 Iwo Jima February 19 - March 16, 1945 Kursk July 5 - August 23, 1943 Leningrad (Siege) September 8, 1941 - January 27, 1944 Leyte Gulf October 23-26, 1944 Midway June 3-6, 1942 Milne Bay August 25 - September 5, 1942 Normandy (including D-Day) June 6 - August 25, 1944 Okinawa April 1 - June 21, 1945 Operation Barbarossa June 22, 1941 - December 1941 Operation Torch November 8-10, 1942 Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 Philippine Sea June 19-20, 1944 Stalingrad August 21, 1942 - February 2, 1943 <br />
    9. 9. 1945 Significant Dates<br />May 2nd - German forces in Italy surrender. May 4th - German forces in Holland, Denmark and N W Germany surrender. May 5th - Ceasefire on Western Front. May 7th - German unconditional surrender. May 8th - VE Day declared. May 9th - Soviets occupy Prague. May 9th - Liberation of Channel Islands. June 10th - Australians invade Borneo. June 22nd - US forces capture Okinawa. August 6th - Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. August 8th - Soviets declare war on Japan. August 9th - Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki. August 14th - Japanese surrender. August 15th - VJ Day declared. September 5th - British land in Singapore. September 7th - Japanese surrender Shanghai. September 9th - Surrender of remaining Japanese forces in China. September 13th - Japanese surrender in Burma. September 16th - Japanese surrender in Hong Kong.<br />
    10. 10. Adolf Hitler<br />Adolf Hitler was Germany's leader and Nazi leader. Mostly known for killing Jews and the blitzkrieg. Before the Nuremberg Trails began Hitler committed suicide. With Hitler suicide it left many of his crew to suffer.<br />
    11. 11. Major Battles of WW2<br />Midway- The battle between the U.S. and Japanese naval fleets..... This was the turning point in the war against Japan because most of Japan's fleet was destroyed <br />D-Day- the invasion of Normandy which gained the allies a foothold on Europe <br />The battle of the Bulge- last major offensive Hitler launched to try and hold back allied powers <br />Stalingrad- Battle deep in Russia where the Russians finally defeated the Germans and were able to go on the offensive... This was a major turning point in the war because the Nazi army suffered heavy loses and the moral sapped <br />Battle of Britain- Battle fought over Britain... Air battle between G.B.'s Royal Air force and Germany's Luftwaffe. <br />
    12. 12. Liberation of Auschwitz<br />Soviet forces liberated the largest concentration[death] camp Auschwitz. The Germans had killed 2,500,000 at Auschwitz, majority the Jews. By April, the full horror of the Holocaust had became clear when US forces liberated the concentration camps of Bergen Belson and Dachau.<br />
    13. 13. Slide 5 information comes from and<br />Slide 8 information comes from<br />Slide 7 comes from the Modern History Book<br />Slide 12 comes from<br />Slide 6 comes from Wikipedia<br />
    14. 14. THE END<br />NO MORE UNTIL NEXT YEAR!!!!<br />