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1 WWII One of the bloodiest wars ever

2 Who was in the war? There was the Allies which included the U.S.A, Great Britain, Soviet Union (Modern day Russia), Australia, Ireland, France, China, Poland, Scotland, Belgium, Canada, New Zeland, Newfoundland, South Africa, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Yugoslavia There was the Axis which included Germany (Nazi's), Japan, Italy

3 What weapons were used? U.S.A.-Browning automatic rifle, B.A.R. machine gun, Bazooka, Flamethrower, Mortar, Hand Grenade, Colt pistol, M1 Gararnd sniper U.K.-M1 Garand rifle, Sten machine gun, Browning M2 machine gun, Colt new service, Grenade m112, Flamethrower Soviet Union- Mauser C-96 handgun, Tokerav SZT-40 rifle, Thompson Machine gun, Coach shotgun, Flamethrower Canada- Enfield revolver, Lee Enfield rifle, Lewis machine gun, Flamethrower, Mills bomb, fighting knife, Sten machine gun Australia- Browning pistol, Rifle MK-5, Owen machine gun, Vickers machine gun, mills bomb China- Lugar pistol, type 24 rifle, MP18 machine gun, Type 11 machine gun, Dadao knife, hand grenades

4 Weapons Continued Axis Germany- Walther P38 pistol, Gewehr 43 rifle, MP 35 machine gun, Flamethrower, M G08 machine gun, Grenades Japan-Type 26 handgun, Type 38 rifle, MP18 and Type 1 machine gun, Type 4 grenade, Flamethrower, Type 38 knife Italy- Baretta1934 handgun,Carcano rifle, TZ-45 machine gun, Hand grenade, Breda modello machine gun

5 What were famous battles The battle of Iwo Jima Battle of Pearl Harbor Battle of Hel Battle of the Northern Sea Battle of Rehe Battle of Pegu Battle of Muar

6 Where did it take place? In the, France, East Asia, Poland, Russia, China, Germany, Berlin, The U.S.A., Britain, and Japan a bit.

7 When was the war? From

8 How many served? 65 million from all around the world 16.1 million from the U.S. Including my Grandpa 1.1 million from Canada Including people from Poland and France who helped downed airmen and fought the Germans too even though they controlled these countries

9 How many died? Over 32 million people died (2.5% of the worlds population) Many died in prison especially in German Concentration camps

10 When did countries come into the war? Japan invaded China in 1939 Germany and Poland and France and Russia in 1939 The U.S. in 1941 Britain in 1940

11 Najavo Code Talkers A unit who spoke a certain language that other enemy soldiers could not understand

12 When were they formed and how many people were involved in it when it started? In 1942 and 300 men were involved and less than 30 non-Navajos could understand the language

13 How did they help? They helped by no one could understand them so they could not give away info Also they could sneak around well to get info and they helped the marines take Iwo Jima(See slide 5)

14 How many soldiers were involved? In total 800 were involved in it

15 How many were captured? 45 were captured in the war

16 How many were killed? 95 were killed in the war estimated

17 What was their code from? It was from an ancient language from Egypt

18 How long did their code last? Some people still know it today but most do not

19 How many veterans are still alive today? About 65 veteran Navajo code talkers are still alive today

20 Why was it so important? Other people could not understand the code so the enemy’s could not get info

21 What were some words that they had? chay-da-gahi meant tank Gini was dive bomber Besh-lo ment submarine

22 Where were they deployed? They were deployed by the U.S. Army and sent to mostly the Pacific and a little bit in Europe

23 What was their job? To send messages to other places and not get detected by the Axis

24 How many people and artillery did they save? They saved thousands of lives and hundreds of artillery

25 Bye!!!! I hope that you learned a lot off of this PowerPoint!!!!!


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