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what was the date of VE-day? What is VE Day
May 8, 1945- Victory in Europe Day. symbolizes the day the allies won WWII
the official beginning of war in Europe was when and where?
Septemeber 1, 1939. Germany invaded Poland again
Allies in WWII?
Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States
What month, day and year did Japan attack Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941
Nazi Germany, Italy, Japan
Significance of Korean War?
it was war beteween allies after WWII. basically fought over spread of communism
dates of WWII and Korean War?
1939-1945 for WWII; June 1950-July 1953 for Korean War
What was D-Day? Where was it? When was it? Significance?
June 6, 1944. 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50 mile stretch of heavily fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. This was a direct attack on Hitlers fortress and led to the downfall of Hitler.
Explain how WWII contributed to the Berlin Crisis, Korean War, and Vietnam War?
Berlin was under allied control after the war. Soviets blockaded U.S. from sending in supplies and this led to the cold war. The allies split korea. The U.S. was in control of south korea and China was in control of teh north. tensions grew and led to the Korean war. Vietnam was also split. China supported communist side and U.S. supported free side. led to war.
Three causes for WWII?
tensions still existed, cartheginian treaty; hitler ordered germany to invade poland which is act of war; germany also attempted to take over the rhineland
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