Chapter 18 America in World War II. Section 1 Early Difficulties. Strengths and Weaknesses. By the time the U.S. entered the war the Axis powers already had a strong control over the areas they had invaded.
This map shows the Axis powers trying to advance eastward through Egypt. The Allied powers set up a blockade just west of El Alamein and forced them to retreat back westward to Lybia
The Desert Fox