WWII section 3
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WWII section 3
WWII world history
commander of the Germand tank corps.
known as the "Desert Fox"
supreme commander to prevent the invasion of fortress europe
commander of British tank corps.
commander of American tank corps.
known as "Blood and Guts"
Battle of El Amamein
turning point of the war in Africa
Here, an estimated 3 million land mines were laid before battle, most of which remain there today
date of the invasion of Fortress Europe
codename of the invasion of fortress europe
area in France where the invasion landed
supreme commander of all allied forces for the invasion of fortress europe
known as "Ike", He called the invasion of Europe: Agreat crusade in which "we will accept nothing less than full victory"
the pride of the German Navy is attacked by 6 British ships and sank the mighty Bismarck
The "Reuben James"
first american ship sunk by a German U-Boat
small groups of German Submarines
USS Battleship that carried the Atom Bomb to an island near Japan. The ship was torpedoed days later, the survivors went into the water. Sharks feasted on suvivors
1196 people went into water, 316 came out. Sharks got most of them
Battle of Bulge
German last do or die plan to end WWII
victory in Europe
this told the Japanese that we could bomb them whenever we wanted-and we will be back to finish the job
relocation centers for our Japanese-American citizens
supreme commander of all allied forces in the Pacific, he told the people of Philippines, "I shall return"
Bataan March of Death
60 miles, 6 day march w/ no food or drink killing 18000 POW's-mostly americans