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1 Chapter 16 World War Looms Section 2 War in Europe Pages

2 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events March 1938 Germany invades Austria. September 1938 Munich Pact is signed by Germany, France, and Britain.

3 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events ?Why did Neville Chamberlain sign the Munich Pact? To avoid war. Why did Winston Churchill oppose the pact? The pact was dishonorable and wouldn’t prevent war.

4 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events March 1939 Germany invades Czechoslovakia. August 1939 August 1939 Germany and USSR sign nonaggression pact and secret agreement.

5 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events ?What did Germany and the USSR agree to in their accords? Not to fight each other To divide Poland between them September 1939 September 1939 Germany invades Poland.

6 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events ?What happened to Poland as a result of the invasion? Poland was divided between Germany and the USSR The country ceased to exist ? ? How did Britain and France respond to it? Britain and France declared war Germany

7 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events November 1939 USSR invades Finland. Spring 1940 Spring 1940 Germany invades Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

8 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events June 1940 June 1940 France surrenders to Germany. ? What were the surrender terms offered to France? Germany occupied the northern part of France A Nazi-controlled puppet government was set up at Vichy in Southern France.

9 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events Summer 1940 USSR overruns Baltic states. Summer 1940 Summer 1940 Battle of Britain begins.

10 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events ?What type of battle was the Battle of Britain? Air war ? Why was England’s victory so important? A British victory forced Hitler to call off the invasion of Britain indefinitely.

11 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events ?Who was Charles de Gaulle? ?Define the following- nonaggression pact blitzkrieg

12 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events Define the following- appeasement

13 Section 2: War in Europe – A Sequence of Events Peace For Our Time ~rdh/ eurodocs/ uk/ peace.html Text of Neville Chamberlain's historic statement after the Munich conference in September 1938http://library.byu.edu/ ~rdh/ eurodocs/ uk/ peace.html Chronology of International Events, March 1938 to December pub/ academic/ history/ marshall/ military/ wwii/ chrono_ txt Detailed time line of events preceding the U.S. entry into World War II, issued by the U.S. Department of State in 1941http://metalab.unc.edu/ pub/ academic/ history/ marshall/ military/ wwii/ chrono_ txt Winston Churchillhttp://www.winstonchurchill.org/ Account of Churchill's life, with links to his most famous speeches and quotations.http://www.winstonchurchill.org/ The Allies at War: Three Titans history/ war/ wwtwo/ allies_at_war_01.shtml Chronicles the tense relationship between the World War II leader of the French government in exile, Charles de Gaulle, and the allied leaders who helped bring him to power in France, Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt.http://www.bbc.co.uk/ history/ war/ wwtwo/ allies_at_war_01.shtml The Munich Crisis munich.html Account of the German provocations that led to talks in Munich, Germany, among the major European powers, and the eventual German occupation of Czechoslovakia.http://www.otr.com/ munich.html Neville Chamberlain history/ historic_figures/ chamberlain_arthur_neville.shtml Brief biography of the British prime minister who first negotiated with Adolf Hitler and later declared war on Germany, only to be driven from power at home. Includes links to analysis of Chamberlain's policy of appeasement and the start of World War II.http://www.bbc.co.uk/ history/ historic_figures/ chamberlain_arthur_neville.shtml As found on classzone.com


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