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The Axis Advances. Chapter 14.2. The Axis Attacks. Blitzkrieg-lightning war Fast moving tanks and airpower Luftwaffe-German Air Force Bombed- airfield,factories , towns and cities Tanks and troops advance rapidly. Soviets move west capturing Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

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the axis advances

The Axis Advances

Chapter 14.2

the axis attacks
The Axis Attacks
  • Blitzkrieg-lightning war
  • Fast moving tanks and airpower
  • Luftwaffe-German Air Force
  • Bombed- airfield,factories, towns and cities
  • Tanks and troops advance rapidly
the miracle at dunkirk
The Miracle at Dunkirk
  • April 1940 Hitler takes Norway and Denmark pursuing Belgium and the Netherlands
  • British are trapped on the beach
  • Every British boat , ship , canoe, and kayak comes to save the 300,000 troops
france falls
France falls
  • French surrender June 22, 1940
  • Germans set up Vichy Government
  • Collaborator gov’t
  • Free French escape to Britain
  • DeGualle-Free French leaders
operation sea lion
Operation Sea Lion
  • German invasion of Britain
  • Bombing of Britian for 57 days
  • Destroying nonmilitary targets
  • British stand fast
  • Battle of Britain RAF
africa and the balkans
Africa and the Balkans
  • Axis control North Africa
  • Rommel –Desert Fox
  • Eastern Europe- Italy attacks Greece and Yugoslavia
  • Bulgaria and Hungary join Axis
germany invades the soviet union
Germany Invades the Soviet Union
  • Nonaggression pact broken
  • Soviets lose 2.5 million troops
  • Soviets retreat burning everything for Germans to take
  • Soviet winter destroys German troops
siege on stalingard
Siege on Stalingard
  • 1 million civilians die
  • Stalingrad did not fall
  • British and Soviets unite against Germans
life under nazi and japanese occupation
Life Under Nazi and Japanese Occupation
  • Hitler’s “New Order”
  • Master Race
  • Theft of art, factories, property, and resources
  • Jews-sent to Concentration Camps
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The Nazis commit genocide against

  • Jews
  • Enemies of the state
  • Homosexuals
  • Gypsies
  • Disabled
final solution
Final Solution
  • Kill all Jews
  • Holocaust -6 million dead
  • Concentration camps –Treblinka
japans brutal conquest
Japans Brutal Conquest
  • Escape European colonial rule
  • Invade and conquer China, Philippines, Malaysia, Indochina
  • Take, kill, and rape
japan attack the us
Japan Attack the US
  • US neutral on war
  • FDR wants to help allies
  • Lend Lease Act- loan of military equipment to Allies
  • US bans oil, steel, and raw materials to Japan
attack on pearl harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor
  • Dec 7, 1941 Japan attacks at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii
  • FDR-”A day that will live in infamy”
  • US declares war on Japan
  • WWII begins