World War 2

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    Benio Mussolini

    Benito Mussolini was an Italian Facist leader who was allied with Germany due to their similar ways of rule. He followed Germany into WW2 untill he was dissmissed by King Victor Emmanuel II in July of 1943 and imprisoned
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    Josef Stalin

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    Adolf Hitler

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    The Holocaust

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  • Italian invasion of Ethiopia

    With Mussolini's wish to begin another chapter of Italian greatness, the Italian leader invaded the country Abyssinia which is modern day Ethiopia. This attack was made to show Italian power. This attack also showed the ineffectiveness of the League Of Nations because they were incapable of enforcing punishments upon the Italians
  • Occupation of the Rhineland

    Arming the Rhineland, or area by the German-French border, was in violation of the Traty Of Versailles, a treaty made after the first World War. When the French did nothing about this violation, the Germans knew that they were able to violate the treaty without fear of reprocussions.
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    The Spanish Civil War

    The Spanish civil war was a brutal civl war that lasted over three years (July 17, 1936- March 28, 1939.) The war was between the nationalists, lead by Francisco Franco, and the communists and republicans lead by Francisco Largo Caballero.
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    Francisco Franco

    Francisco Frannco was a powerful Spanish, facist dictator who was head of the Spanish facist political party. He was allied with Germany and Italy but unlike them only lost his title of dictator when he died in 1975.
  • Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis

    These three powers came into full alliance after the Triparte pact. The alliance of these stong nations was the begginning of the formation of the two distinct sides of WW2
  • Air raid on Guernica

    Guernica was a small city of 7,000 people prior to the air raid. The air raid was a momental part of the Spanish Civil War because during this time completely innocent people were killed showing the terror and ruthlessness of this war. Also, the air raid was used as an evaluation of the power of German wepons specifically their bombs. The air raid on Guernica killed 1,685 people and injured 900.
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    Neville Chamberlain

    Nevill Chamberlain was the British prime minister who supported a democratic rule. He used appeasement in order to not go to war with Germany, but when Germany attacked Poland, He was forced to declare war.
  • The Anschluss

    The Anschluss was the unition of Germany and Austria, an alliance that was in violation of the Treaty of Versalles. On this date Germany was officailly aloowed to occupy Austria.
  • Munich Conference

    The Munich conference was a conference between Nevelle Chamberland ( Britain), Adolf Hitler (Germany), Bennito Mussolini (Italy), and Edouard Daladier (France). This conferance took place for the four contries to decide what the fate of the Sudetenland, an area of Czechosolovakia, wsas in the ways of German expansion.
  • Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    The annexation of Czechoslovakia was decided upon during the Minich Conferance however Czechoslovakia was not present in this conferance and therefore did not have any say in in the annexation of their contry. The annexation made the Sudetenland not part of Czechoslovakia. This was another example of appeasement on the frouint of France and Britain.
  • The invasion of Poland

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    Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill was in the prime minister office for the majority of WW2. He is said to be the reason why the Allies won. Unlike Neville Chamberlain, the previos prime minister, Winston Churchill took action and spoke out against the Nazi's. He was electted for a second time in 1951 but ceased his political reign by 1955.
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    The Fall Of France

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    Charles DeGaulle

    Charles DeGaulle was in power for such a short amount of time because he was sentenced to death and stripped of all of his possesions. He was a French writer who wished to continue WW2. This was why he was executed beacuse the Nazi's had taken over French ideals.
  • Formation of Vichy France

    The formation of Vichy France took place after the Germans invaded France and annexed the Vichy area to be an estate separate from France.
  • Formation of the "Free French"

    The Free French were formed. This German influence proving that the French were less powerful than the Germans at that time.
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    Battle of Britain

    The battle of Britain was the first completely aircraft battle. THis battle ended in a British victory which helped ally moral due to the recent losses in Poland and France,
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    Military Leader: Hideki Tojo

    Hideki Tojo was a Japanese military leader who is often associated with the attack on Pearl Harbor. He pushed for the attack and because of his politica seat of Prime Minister, the attack was innitiated
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    The Battle Of Midway

    The battle of Midway took place near the island Midway located in the Pacific. This battle was the American "revenge" on the Japanese for Pearl Harbor. The Allies gained another victory and launched more attacks concerning the Pacific after this victorous battle.
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    The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad was when Germany attacked Russia in a brutal fight, the losses on both sides of the battle lead for less soldiers defending against the allies. It is said that this was the turning point in WW2.
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    El Alamein

    El Alamein was a battle that took place in northern Egypt that ended in an Ally victory. The battle stopped the Axis powers from taking over the Suez Canal.
  • D-Day

    D-Day was when the English and Americans decided to liberate France from the German oppressive frount. Also, D-day was an Ally victory
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    Battle Of the Bulge

    The Battle Of the Bulge was a battle that the Germans' hoped would be the end to the Ally forces. However in late January 1945, after the death of 81,000 American soldiers, the Allies prevailed in a victory that would prove to weaken Germany untill they were forced to surrender in months to come.
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    Iwo Jima

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  • V-E Day

    V-E Day was set up by winston Churchill when the Nazi forces finnaly surreddered in 1945. V-E day means Victory in Europe day.
  • Decision to use atomic wepons

    The Ally decision to use atomic wepons on Japan was a way to find an end to WW2. The dropping of these bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki instantly killed 120,000 Japanese civilians as well as 100,000 more in the months to come through the hazardous radiation poisening.
  • V-J day

    V-J day was the official end of WW2, it was the day when the Japanese forces surrendered to the Allies. V-j Day means Victory over Japan day.