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* 971-984 (Day 1)

  • Analyze political cartoons
  • related to World War II.
  • Identify key steps/events
  • involved in WorldWar II.
analyzing political cartoons
Analyzing Political Cartoons:

6

1

2

3

4

5

Analysis:

Date

Background Information

Symbolism

Directions:

For each cartoon explain the meaning and label any examples of symbolism.

world war ii

1924-33 - Before Hitler becomes chancellor, he promises to

overturn the unfair Treaty of Versailles by legal means

10/1933 - Hitler withdraws Germany from the League of Nations

and makes public his desire to rearm Germany!

1935-36 – Germany establishes draft in March, 1935

- Appeasement Policy demonstrated that there was no

united front against Hitler, encouraged Germany to

occupy Rhineland in March, 1936.

- Mussolini of Italy invades Ethiopia, Hitler offers making

the Rome-Berlin Alliance 1935, Japan joins later.

- Fascists and Nazis support Franco in his Fascist

attack to overthrow the Spanish Republic, 1936

1938 - Hitler occupies Austria and the Sudetenland (Czech)

with British approval in Munich Pact, 9/38.

World War II

1939-1945

munich pact 9 1938
Munich Pact – 9/1938

Neville Chamberlain

Adolf Hitler

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1939 – Germany takes the rest of Czechoslovakia, and signs

the “Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact” with Stalin.

9/1/39 – Germany invades Poland; Britain & France declare war,

press calls early months of war a “Phony War”.

1940 - The German “blitzkrieg” conquers Denmark, Norway,

Holland, Belgium, France – Battle of Dunkirk summer/40

- Battle of Britain in fall, 1940 prevents German invasion

of Britain.

1941 - Germany conquers Greece, Yugoslavia, Balkans.

- Germany attacks Soviet Union, leading to the Battle of

Stalingrad until 1/1943 = Stalin now joins the “Big Three”

or “The Grand Alliance”

- Japan attacks Pearl Harbor 12/7/41 due to U.S. oil and

steel embargo against Japan, begin “Europe First” plan.

World War II

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the big three

THE BIG THREE

THE BIG THREE

Churchill

Roosevelt

Stalin

THE GRAND ALLIANCE

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World War II

  • German treatment of conquered lands was particularly brutal:
    • Areas were taxed and exploited heavily
      • Nordic regions received best treatment, French were tolerated (since not Aryan) and treatment was most brutal in the East (USSR).
    • POW treatment was harsh along with the “special” target
    • of Nazi Germany were the Jews and the Holocaust.
    • Arrival in the camps
    • Life in the camps
    • Death in the camps

1939-1945

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* 971-984 (Day 2)

  • Analyze political cartoons
  • related to World War II.
  • Identify key steps/events
  • involved in WorldWar II.
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World War II

Create the remainder of the timeline for World War II using the following dates. Identify the main battles and/or events during each of the following years:

1941-

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1939-1945

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Which of the following war years do you consider to be the greatest “turning point” in the war in favor of the Allies?

World War II

FRONT

1942

1941

Go to your year and be

prepared to explain your choice.

1939-1945

1945

1943

1944

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World War II

1942 - Tide of battle turns against the Axis Powers

- Soviets destroy German Sixth Army at Stalingrad

- U.S. win naval victories at Coral Sea 5/42, Midway

6/42 and Guadalcanal 8/42-2/43.

1939-1945

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Battle of Midway

Battle of Guadalcanal

Battle of Coral Sea

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World War II

1942 - Tide of battle turns against the Axis Powers

- Soviets destroy German Sixth Army at Stalingrad

(“Operation Barbarrosa”)

- U.S. win naval victory at Midway and Guadalcanal.

1943 - Battle of El Alamein: General Montgomery, Eisenhower

and Patton defeat Rommel “the Desert Fox” in N. Africa.

1944 - Eisenhower launches “D-Day” 6/6/44 re-invasion of

France (“Operation Overlord”).

1939-1945

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World War II

1942 - Tide of battle turns against the Axis Powers

- Soviets destroy German Sixth Army at Stalingrad

- U.S. win naval victory at Midway and Guadalcanal.

1943 - Battle of El Alamein: General Montgomery, Eisenhower

and Patton defeat Rommel “the Desert Fox” in Africa.

1944 - Eisenhower launches “D-Day” 6/6/44 re-invasion of

France (Operation Overlord).

1945 - Germany is defeated by the Allies in May, 1945 “V-E Day”

1939-1945

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World War II

1942 - Tide of battle turns against the Axis Powers

- Soviets destroy German Sixth Army at Stalingrad

- U.S. win naval victory at Midway and Guadalcanal.

1943 - Battle of El Alamein: General Montgomery, Eisenhower

and Patton defeat Rommel “the Desert Fox” in Africa.

1944 - Eisenhower launches “D-Day” 6/6/44 re-invasion of

France.

1945 - Germany falls to Allies in May, 1945 “V-E Day”.

- Japan surrenders after the bombings of Hiroshimo and

Nagasaki in August, 1945 = “V-J Day” 9/2/45.

1939-1945

kamikaze attacks
Kamikaze Attacks

Atomic Bomb

Hiroshima

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