WW2

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  1. Axis Powers
    • Italy
    • Germany
    • Japan
  2. Allied Powers
    • U.S.
    • France
    • England
    • Soviet Union
  3. Pearl Harbor
    • December 7, 1941
    • Japan attacked the U.S. fleet docked at Pearl Harbor
    • 2,400 killed and 1,200 wounded
    • 300 Airplanes and 18 warships sunk
    • "A day that will live in infamy"
  4. U.S. Strategy
    • Defeat Germany and win the war in Europe 1st
    • Stop Japan from expanding, defeat Japan after the Germans have been defeated
  5. What did the united states need to do to get ready for the war?
    • Draft: Requiring some men to serve in the military
    • Grow the military to 15 million soldiers
    • Sell bonds to raise money for the war
    • Change factories over to military use
  6. Time Line of Major Events in Europe
    • North Africa Campaign
    • Invasion of Italy
    • Invasion of France
    • Battle of The Bulge
    • Bombing of Germany
    • V-E Day
  7. North Africa Campaign
    • U.S., French, and British forces first major victory
    • Stopped Germany from expanding and then drove them from Africa
  8. Invasion of Italy
    • Beginning of the liberation of Europe
    • Needed ASAP to take pressure off U.S.S.R. and England
  9. Invasion of France
    • D-Day
    • Largest landing by sea in history
    • 4,600 ships and landing craft
    • 1,000 Bombers
    • 150,000 troops
    • 2,000 casualties on Omaha beach alone
  10. Battle of The Bulge
    • Germany isĀ  almost defeated
    • Germany puts everything they have in to one last effort
    • 20% of all U.S. deaths occurred in this battle
    • Germany loses the battle and the war is all but over
  11. Bombing of Germany
    • The Allies' firebombed German cities
    • 40,000 dead at Dresdan
    • 50,000 dead at Hamburg and Berlin
    • 600,000 total dead and 800,000 injured
  12. V-E Day
    • Germany surrenders May 8, 1945
    • V-E Day

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