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2 North African Campaign ankandgermantank.jpg/300pxCrusadertankandgermantank.jpg

3 Operation Compass Dec. 8, 1940-Feb 9, 1941 Dec. 8, 1940-Feb 9, 1941 Sidi Barrani, Egypt to Elaghelia, Lybia Sidi Barrani, Egypt to Elaghelia, Lybia United Kingdom Italy United Kingdom Italy Archibal Wavell Rodolfo Graziani Maitland Wilson Annibate Bergonzali Richard O’ Connor Mario Berti

4 Operation Brevity May 15 th & 16 th 1941 May 15 th & 16 th 1941 Egyptian and Lybian border Egyptian and Lybian border United Kingdom Nazi Germany United Kingdom Nazi Germany Archibald Wavell Erwin Rommel William Gott Maximillian von Herff

5 Operation Skorpion May 26 th & 27 th 1941 May 26 th & 27 th 1941 Halfaya Pass, Egypt Halfaya Pass, Egypt United Kingdom Nazi Germany United Kingdom Nazi Germany William Gott Maxamilian von Herff

6 Operation Battleaxe June 15 th - June 17 th 1941 June 15 th - June 17 th 1941 Cyrenaica, Lybia Cyrenaica, Lybia United Kingdom Nazi Germany United Kingdom Nazi Germany Archibal Wavell Erwin Romell Archibal Wavell Erwin Romell Noel Beresford-Peirse Arthur Tedder Arthur Tedder

7 Operation Crusader Nov. 18 th, Dec. 30 th, 1941 Nov. 18 th, Dec. 30 th, 1941 Egypt and Lybia Egypt and Lybia United Kingdom Nazi Germany United Kingdom Nazi Germany Claude Auchinleck Erwin Rommel Alan Cunningham Ludwig Cruwell Alan Cunningham Ludwig Cruwell Neil Ritchie Neil Ritchie

8 Operation Capri March 6 th 1943 March 6 th 1943 Medenic, Tunasia Medenic, Tunasia United Kingdom Nazi Germay United Kingdom Nazi Germay Bernard Montgomery Erwin Rommel

9 Operation Pugilist March 16 th, March 12 th, 1943 March 16 th, March 12 th, 1943 Southern Tunasia Southern Tunasia United Kingdom Fascist Italy United Kingdom Fascist Italy Bernard Montgomery Giovanni Messe

10 Operation Vulcan May 6 th, May 13 th, 1943 May 6 th, May 13 th, 1943 Tunis, Capbon and Bizerte, Tunasia Tunis, Capbon and Bizerte, Tunasia United Kingdom Nazi Germany United Kingdom Nazi Germany Gerald Harold Alexander Jurgen Arnim United States Fascists Italy General George Patton Giovanni Messi

11 Highlights It was the only land based fight that the Allies could take to the Axis powers It was the only land based fight that the Allies could take to the Axis powers Drew Axis forces away from the Eastern Front and Fortress Europe Drew Axis forces away from the Eastern Front and Fortress Europe The purposes were to gain control of Suez Canal, get access to oil from the Middle East, and get raw materials from Asia The purposes were to gain control of Suez Canal, get access to oil from the Middle East, and get raw materials from Asia

12 Outcome The Allies had won the North African Campaign The Allies had won the North African Campaign Axis had given up and surrendered, giving the Allies an easy win Axis had given up and surrendered, giving the Allies an easy win

13 Invasion on Italy 00E C-921_468x381_popup.jpg &d=43839A5BF3080B74A A9D435E B75F48EF45

14 Operation Avalanche Sept. 9 th 1943 Sept. 9 th 1943 Salerno, Calabria and Taranto, Italy Salerno, Calabria and Taranto, Italy United Kingdom Nazi Germany United Kingdom Nazi Germany Harold Alexander Albert Kesselring Harold Alexander Albert Kesselring Bernard Montgomery Heinrich von Vieting Hoff United States United States Mark Wayne Clark Mark Wayne Clark

15 Operation Slapstick Sept. 9 th, 1943 Sept. 9 th, 1943 Trento, Italy Trento, Italy United Kingdom Nazi Germany United Kingdom Nazi Germany George F. Hopkinson Albert Kesselring George F. Hopkinson Albert Kesselring

16 Operation Overlord Sept. 9 th, 1943 Sept. 9 th, 1943 Normandy, France Normandy, France United States Nazi Germany United States Nazi Germany Dwight Eisenhower Gerd von Rundstedt United Kingdom Erwin Romell United Kingdom Erwin Romell Bernard Montgomery, Trafford Leigh-Mallory Bertram Ramsay

17 Operation Husky July 9 th, Aug. 17 th, 1943 July 9 th, Aug. 17 th, 1943 Sicily, Italy Sicily, Italy United States Nazi Germany United States Nazi Germany Dwight D. Eisenhower Albert Kesselring George S. Patton Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin George S. Patton Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin United Kingdom Fascist Italy United Kingdom Fascist Italy Bernard Montgomery Alfredo Guzzoni

18 Highlights Objectives- Objectives- Capitalized on the collapsed of Italian resistance Capitalized on the collapsed of Italian resistance Make use of allied strength Make use of allied strength Engage German forces Engage German forces Gain complete control of Mediterranean sea Gain complete control of Mediterranean sea

19 Outcome Allies won Allies won German forces surrendered German forces surrendered Mussolini was captured Mussolini was captured

20 Citations "Five thousand evacuated from Italian town after unexploded British wartime bomb is found | Mail Online." Home | Mail Online. 26 Feb "Five thousand evacuated from Italian town after unexploded British wartime bomb is found | Mail Online." Home | Mail Online. 26 Feb "Italy." World War II History Info. 26 Feb "Italy." World War II History Info. 26 Feb JAMD. 26 Feb JAMD. 26 Feb "North Africa." World War II History Info. 26 Feb "North Africa." World War II History Info. 26 Feb "North African Campaign: Information from Answers.com." Answers.com - Online Dictionary, Encyclopedia and much more. 26 Feb "North African Campaign: Information from Answers.com." Answers.com - Online Dictionary, Encyclopedia and much more. 26 Feb "The North African Campaign Of World War II." Imprimante si copiatoare, produse IT: Xerox, Brother, Cisco, Microsoft - Top Edge Engineering. 26 Feb "The North African Campaign Of World War II." Imprimante si copiatoare, produse IT: Xerox, Brother, Cisco, Microsoft - Top Edge Engineering. 26 Feb "World War II: North Africa Campaign » HistoryNet." HistoryNet - From the World’s Largest History Magazine Publisher. 26 Feb "World War II: North Africa Campaign » HistoryNet." HistoryNet - From the World’s Largest History Magazine Publisher. 26 Feb

21 CREDITS Project of the North African Campaign and the Invasion of Italy was done by Sam Flaherty- highlights and outcomes, Jess Stonesifer- dates and locations of battles, and Nate Baadte-name of operations, strategies, and the major players of the battles!


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