Retaking Europe

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    Retaking Europe

  • Atlantic Charter

    Atlantic Charter
    Agreement signed by President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill in 1941. Outlined the two nations' war aims, and its also called The declaration of principles became known as the Atlantic Charter. After the war, this charter would form the basis for the United Nations. By Riya
  • D-Day

    D-Day took place on June 6, 1944, shortly after midnight. At dawn on D-Day, the invasion of Western Europe began with massive shelling of the coast. The 150,000 troops came to shore and started getting ready for the battle. By Sean Komer
  • The Battle of the Bulge

    The Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge started in mid December 1944, it ended on January 25, 1945. Germany launched a counterattack in Belgium Luxembourg. The Germans attacked the U.S. First Army and pushed it back, forming a Bulge in the opposite line. The result came to be known as The Battle of the Bulge. By Kyla Zwawa
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin meet at Yalta. They discuss the final defeat of Germany. The postwar world is being shaped at this conference. They split Germany into four sections. By John Butya
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders
    The Soviet Army surrounded Berlin, and on April 30, 1945, Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide in his underground bunker. About a week later on May 8, 1945, Germany's remaining troops surrendered. American soldiers were excited, and people in America celebrated and called it V-E Day. By: Adam Pintar