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Do Now & Objective. Objective analyze Allied war plans and key battles to determine their effect on the war Do Now Looking at the map of German occupied Europe, what would be your plan to invade and defeat Hitler?. The Allies are Victorious. Chapter 32 Section 4.

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Do now objective

Do Now & Objective

Objective

analyze Allied war plans and key battles to determine their effect on the war

Do Now

  • Looking at the map of

    German occupied Europe,

    what would be your plan

    to invade and defeat

    Hitler?


The allies are victorious

The Allies are Victorious

Chapter 32 Section 4


I allied plan for victory turning of the tide

I Allied Plan for Victory & Turning of the Tide

  • Stalin wants allies to open front in west to relieve pressure in the east

    • 2 fronts = fighting in 2 regions

  • Plan = weaken Germany on 2 fronts  death blow

  • Start attack in N Africa angers Stalin-wanted France

  • General “Monty” beats “desert fox”  retreat

  • Operation Torch lead by Eisenhower  destruction of AfrikaKorps


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  • After winter is over in Russia  Hitler sending troops to seize oil fields & to capture Stalingrad =Major industrial center

    Battle of Stalingrad

  • Luftwaffe destroys city but Russians ordered not to retreat

  • Russia counters but German’s ordered not to retreat

  • Battle of Stalingrad = TURNING POINT of war

    • Germany took too many losses and could only defend & retreat from this point on


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Italian Campaign

  • Allies attack Italy  toppling of Mussolini

  • Mussolini fired by King  but back by Hitler

  • Allies enter & Mussolini captured

  • Shot & hung in Milan square


Ii life on allied home fronts

II Life on Allied Home Fronts

  • US convert peacetime factories to wartime production  shortage of consumer goods

    • Millions of Americans working in war industries (women)

  • Allied powers propaganda to inspire more effort on home front

    • Also prejudice prop after Pearl Harbor

  • Japanese Internment


Iii allied victory in europe

III Allied Victory in Europe

  • D-Day = day of the invasion of France at Normandy beaches

  • Eisenhower in charge of Operation Overlord

    • Fake invasion fort at Calias

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCLJhxfj608 – D Day invasion


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  • From France they head to Germany from the west

    • Hitler orders large counterattack in west to split allied troops

  • Broke into American lines giving it the name Battle of the Bulge

    • Allies eventually win  Hitler’s losses lead him to only be able to retreat from that point on

  • Hitler & his wife commit suicide

  • Eisenhower accepts unconditional surrender from the Third Reich

  • V-E Day = victory in Europe Day


Do now objective

  • V-E day marks end of fighting in Europe but fighting still in the Pacific theater

    Battle of Leyte Gulf

  • Japanese risk entire fleet to destroy the American fleet

  • Japanese suffered huge loss  could no longer effectively fight Kamikaze

  • Iwo Jima  Iconic photo raising the flag

  • Manhattan Project  A-bomb used in Hiroshima & Nagasaki  Japanese surrender


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