Presentation on theme: "EQ: How did countries cooperate to end WWII?. D-Day Invasion – Operation Overlord Largest amphibious attack in history Allies invade France and free."— Presentation transcript:
EQ: How did countries cooperate to end WWII?
D-Day Invasion – Operation Overlord Largest amphibious attack in history Allies invade France and free it from German control Beginning of end for Germany as pushed back Battle of Bulge Allies attack Germany from both sides Hitler knew he was defeated and commits suicide VE Day May 8, 1945 Official end of the war with Germany and Italy
Battle of Midway Allies stop Japan’s advancements in Pacific finally Start Island Hopping Strategy – take over smaller less defended islands to get close to Japan for an invasion Allies get close to Japan but cost a lot of lives
Manhattan Project Secret project to build atomic bombs US decides to drop the atomic bombs on Japan to help save American lives Hiroshima – Aug 6, 1945 Nagasaki – Aug 9, 1945 VJ Day Japan officially surrenders on 9/2/1945