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World War 2 presentation

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World War 2 presentation

  1. 1. Osama AlZahrani 8B
  2. 2. What’s World War 2 • World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. • Nearly every country was involved in this war from USA till Japan. So that’s why it was a world war.
  3. 3. What triggered WW2 • WW2 started when Nazi Germany invaded poland. • After that, France and Britain declared war on Nazi Germany.
  4. 4. The two Alliances of WW2 • The WW2 included two opposite alliances: • Axis powers :(Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria) • Allies: (U.S., Britain, France, USSR, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Yugoslavia).
  5. 5. Axis Power • On September 27, 1940, Nazi Germany, Italy, and Japan signed the Tripartite Pact to form the Axis Power. • The Axis leaders were Adolf Hitler (Germany), Benito Mussolini (Italy), and Emperor Hirohito (Japan).
  6. 6. Allied Powers • Allied powers in WW2 was (U.S., Britain, France, Soviet Union, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Yugoslavia.) • The main Allied powers were Great Britain, The United States, China, and the Soviet Union. • The leaders of the Allies were Franklin Roosevelt (the United States), Winston Churchill (Great Britain), and Joseph Stalin (the Soviet Union).
  7. 7. Main Battles in WW2 • Battle of Stalingrad, 1942-1943. • Battle of Berlin, 1945. • Battle of Britain, 1940. • Battle of France, 1940. • Battle of Moscow, 1941-1942.
  8. 8. Ending of WW2 • On 8 May 1945, the Allies accepted Germany's surrender, about a week after Adolf Hitler had committed suicide. VE Day – Victory in Europe celebrates the end of the Second World War on 8 May 1945. • The surrender of the Empire of Japan was announced by Imperial Japan on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, after the USA dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 8 August 1945.
  9. 9. Winston Churchill on VE day .
  10. 10. The Atomic Bomb Exploding and the aftermath in Hiroshima
  11. 11. Outcomes of WW2 • Germany was divided into four parts. Part for the USA , part for the UK ,part for the Soviet Union and part for France. • Europe was divided into 2 parts Free countries(West) Communist countries(East)
  12. 12. Economic Outcomes of WW2 • Due to men absence for fighting ,women took their place in manufacturing. Rosie the Riveter was an icon representing the 6 mil women working in the USA. • Capitalism spread wide in Europe after the soviet invasion. • At the end of the war, millions of people were homeless, the European economy had collapsed, and much of the European industrial infrastructure had been destroyed
  13. 13. Facts About WW2 • 80% of Soviet males born in 1923 didn't survive World War 2 • Between 1939 and 1945 the Allies dropped 3.4 million tons of bombs, An average of about 27,700 tons of bombs each month. • Germany lost 40-45% of their aircraft during World War 2 to accidents • 84 German Generals were executed by Hitler

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