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WW2 Alina K.

  • Holocaust

    -Nazi murdered, Nazis, Soviet prisoners of war, Polish and Soviet civilians, and homosexuals
    -Systematically killed in gas chambers
    -Mass murder of approximately six million Jews
  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    -German forces invaded Poland from the north, south, and west
    -Polish defeat in the Battle of the Bzura
    -Polish defeat at the Battle of Kock, German and Soviet forces gained full control over Poland
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Stalin attacks Finland
    -It was also called the "Winter War"
    -The Soviet Union demanded the territories for security reasons
    -The Red Army wanted to recover the Grand Duchy of Finland territory
  • Germany attacks France

    Germany attacks France
    -known as fall as france
    -France signed an armistice
    -German forces outflanked (:D) the Maginot Line
  • Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain
    -The criticism of Chamberlain, made it clear to the people that Churchill should be appointed
    -Winston Churchill became prime minister of Britain for his second term in 1951
    -On April 5, 1955 at age 80, Churchill resigned as prime minister
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    -The German attemptted to overthrow British air force in order to invade Britian
    -to gain air superiority
    -Britain negotioated an armistice
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    -it is formally titled: An Act to Further Promote the Defense of the United States
    -$50 million worth of supplies were shipped
    -US supplied United Kingdom, USSR, China, France, and other allied nations with materiels
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    -known as "lighning war"
    -failed to invade soviet union
    -Germans failed in Russia because they could not sustain their long supply lines
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    -Japanese bombed the US navy fleet
    -8 ships were damaged, 4 of them sunk
    -American entry to WW2
  • Japanese internment camps

    Japanese internment camps
    -110,000 Japense lived in the pacific coast of the US
    -2,000 of them were prisoners
    -Japanese ancestry were excluded from the pacific coast
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    -Yamamoto planned to invade at Midway island (a base for attacking Hawaii)
    -US won
    -The most important naval battle of the Pacific
    -turning point in the Pacific
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    -The Battle of El Alamein, fought in the deserts of North Africa
    -German troops attack British forces
    -Allies won
  • Guadalcanal

    -Japan vs US
    -It was the first victory of America in the south Pacific
    -Guadalcanal was important to control of the sea lines of communication
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    -The war was a successful Soviet defense of Stalingrad
    -Germany vs Soviet union
    -Soviets won by surrounding the city and trapping German troops inside
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    -Between American, British, and Russian (Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin) leaders about plans of attacking
    -Discussed things such as attacking France
    -Place:Tehran, Iran
  • D-Day

    Invasion of France this included intelligence, coordination, secrecy, and planning
    -Allied forces invaded France
  • Hitler’s suicide

    Hitler’s suicide
    -Hitler killed himself after the defeat of WW2 at the same time his wife swallowd a capsule
    -place: in his underground bunker
    -SS men carried their bodies up to the Chancellery’s courtyard, covered them with gasoline, and lit them on fire
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    -Meeting between FDR, Churchill, and Stalin to plan the final defeat and occupation of Germany
    -Agreed to divide germany into zones
    -germanyalso had to pay the Soviet union to compensate for its life and property
  • F.D.R’s death

    F.D.R’s death
    -died by polio
    -place: Little White House Warm Springs, GA
    -time:3:35 PM
  • Mussolini’s assassination attempt

    Mussolini’s assassination attempt
    -Shooter: Walter Audisio.
    -Audisio was the communist and his commander who was given the order to kill Mussolini by the National Liberation Committee
    -Mussolini screamed "Shoot me in the chest!" Audisio shot him in the chest
  • McArthur’s plan for Japan

    McArthur’s plan for Japan
    -Island hopping in the Pacific
    -Strategy of capturing Japenese held islands to gain control of the Pacific
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    -Discussion between Stalin, Churchill, and Truman
    -Negotiate terms for the end of WW2
  • Nuremburg Trials

    Nuremburg Trials
    -22 Nazi leaders were charged withwaging war of aggression
    -"trialed" for murder of 11 million people
    --also accused of committing crimes against humanity
  • Atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    -US dropped two atomic bombs on Japan in order to end the war completely
    -Time: 8:16 Am(hiroshima)
    -Nagasaki was dropped 3 day later after Hiroshima
  • Formation of the U.N

    Formation of the U.N
    -Union formed in order to keep peace ad security within the world
    -Based in New York
    48 counties joined, US and the Soviet Union
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    -Plan to rebuild Eastern European countries to prevent the spread of communism
    -Provide food,machinery, other materias to rebuild western europe
    -congress debated $12.5 billion program in 1948