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1 WORLD WAR II 5-4.4: Explain the principal events related to the involvement of the United States in World War II, including campaigns in North Africa and the Mediterranean; major battles of the European theater such as the Battle of Britain, the invasion of the Soviet Union, and the Normandy invasion; and events in the Pacific theater such as Pearl Harbor, the strategy of island-hopping, and the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

2 SEPT. 1, 1939 GERMANY INVADED POLAND Adolf Hitler believed that the German people were a superior race He and many German people, thought that the treaty that ended World War I was unfair With the establishment of extreme nationalism, Hitler was able to use his influence to successfully invade Poland and France

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5 SEPT. 3, 1939 BRITAIN AND FRANCE DECLARED WAR ON GERMANY When Germany invaded Poland, Britain and France declared war on Germany Germany defeated France Germany was constantly bombing Great Britain

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7 JULY-OCT BATTLE OF BRITAIN The constant bombing and continuous-feeling air raids were known as the Battle of Britain Significant because they were the first instance in which Hitler s plans of conquest were foiled

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9 JUNE 22, 1941 GERMANY INVADED USSR Operation Barbarossa

10 GERMAN ADVANCES IN EUROPE

11 STOP AND REVIEW Germany invaded Poland Britain and France declared war on Germany Germany constantly bombing Great Britain Germany invaded USSR Who seems to winning so far?!

12 WHAT IS THE U.S. DOING?! Congress of the U.S. passed laws that required President Roosevelt to maintain an official policy of neutrality Roosevelt tried to help by giving supplies to: Great Britain Churchill France de Gaulle Soviet Union Stalin

13 DEC. 7, 1941 JAPAN BOMBED PEARL HARBOR U.S. JOINED WORLD WAR II Hideki Tojo believed the U.S. was standing in the way of Japan s goals Tojo and the other top Japanese generals decided to attack Japanese bombs sank many American warships and destroyed hundreds of American airplanes More than 2,300 American soldiers, sailors, and civilians were killed

14 DEC. 7, 1941 JAPAN BOMBED PEARL HARBOR U.S. JOINED WORLD WAR II After the bombing of the United States Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt asked the U.S. Congress to declare war on Japan

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19 DEC. 11, 1941 GERMANY & ITALY DECLARED WAR ON U.S. Since the U.S. declared war on Japan, Germany and Italy declared war on the U.S.

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21 NOV. 8-16, 1942 OPERATION TORCH British-American invasion of the French North Africa Allied landing in North Africa was to: Free the Mediterranean Sea from German control Protect the oil fields of the Middle East Take some pressure off the USSR who was taking heavy losses as it was being invaded by Germany

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23 The USSR was able to hold off the German advance and began defeating them on the eastern front Allied landings in Italy brought the surrender of the Italians but German forces continued the bitter fight on the Italian peninsula

24 JUNE 6, 1944 D-DAY Allied invasion of Normandy, France 175,000 soldiers and 6,000 ships sailed from Great Britain toward the coast of France Largest invasion by sea in world history

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26 JUNE 6, 1944 D-DAY Provided a second front against the Germans in the west and provided some relief for the Russian troops Invasion led to the eventual surrender of the Axis Powers in Europe, but the Allied powers continued to struggle against a Japanese army that was determined to fight until all was lost

27 APRIL 12, 1945 FDR DIED & TRUMAN SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT President Roosevelt died Vice-President Harry S. Truman was sworn in as President

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29 AUG. 6, 1945 U.S. DROPPED ATOMIC BOMB ON HIROSHIMA Air Force bomber named Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan Little Boy The bomb completely destroyed the city and killed more than 80,000 people in just a few seconds

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33 AUG. 9, 1945 U.S. DROPPED ATOMIC BOMB ON NAGASAKI A second atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki, Japan Fat Man It killed nearly 60,000 people

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37 AUG. 14, 1945 V-J DAY Japan surrendered on August 14, 1945 This was called V-J Day for Victory in Japan World War II was finally over

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40 SEPT 1, 1939-MAY 11, 1945 EUROPEAN THEATER Huge area of heavy fighting across Europe Strategies used by Allied Powers: Heavy bombing raids on Germany Landings of ground troops on the border of German occupied lands

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42 DEC. 7, 1941-SEPT. 2, 1945 PACIFIC THEATER Major place of war between the Allies and Japan Allies used the military strategy of island hopping to strategically take Japanese-held islands in order to move within range of the gasoline tank capacity of American planes so that they could bomb Japan in preparation for an invasion of the Japanese home islands Americans had heavy causalities as they fought because of the Japanese unwillingness to accept defeat

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