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  1. The War in North Africa and Europe 16.3

  2. Two weeks after Pearl Harbor • Roosevelt and Churchill meet • Attacking Japan will have to wait; concentrate on Europe

  3. North Africa • Get help from Soviet Union and China • Led by Dwight Eisenhower • Get back N. Africa and then go on to Italy and Rome • Italians liberated proceeded to kill Mussolini

  4. Turning Point of the War • Pushing Germany out of Soviet Union • Battles of Stalingrad and Kursk • Extremely violent • Hitler’s attempt of conquering Soviet Union had failed

  5. WWII in Europe (1942-1945) • Pg. 483 map

  6. Let’s Get France Back! • Eisenhower went on to France at Normandy • D-DAY • Largest sea-and-land invasion in history • Huge losses of lives • With the help of Gen. Patton, took back France

  7. Article and Video Clips

  8. Battle of the Bulge • After victory in France, Allies pushed through Belgium and closer to Germany • Germany launched a last ditch offensive surprise attack at Allies • Freezing, snowy conditions • Allies won and ended Germany’s ability to wage an OFFENSIVE war

  9. Battle of Bulge Video Clip