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Anticipatory Set Discuss the following questions with your neighbor: Do you think war is cool? Why/Why not? How do movies and video games portray war?
The Allied Victory In groups of 3-4 use book/notes to explain how each of the following events or battles contributed to the Allie’s victory in WWII 1.Battle of El Alamein 2.Operation Torch 3.Battle of Stalingrad 4.Invasion of Italy 5.Propaganda campaigns on home fronts 6.D-Day invasion 7.Battle of the Bulge 8.Battle of Leyte Gulf 9.Battle of Okinawa 10.Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
The Allied Victory 1.Battle of El Alamein Forced Rommel & his forces to retreat westward from Egypt 2.Operation Torch Landed American Troops in North Africa; finally crushed Rommel’s Afrika Korps 3.Battle of Stalingrad put GER forces on the defensive with the Soviets, pushing them westward 4.Invasion of Italy resulted in Allied conquest of Sicily and forced eventual surrender of Italy 5.Propaganda campaigns on home fronts Rallied people on the home front to do their part to support the war effort 6.D-Day invasion opened a second front in Euro, led to the liberation of Nazi occupied countries 7.Battle of the Bulge German offensive forced Allies to retreat; Allied resistance stopped GER and resulted in heavy losses for Hitler 8.Battle of Leyte Gulf wiped out JAP navy 9.Battle of Okinawa resulted in heavy losses for JAP and moved Allies closer to an invasion of JAP homeland 10.Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki forced surrender of JAP and the end of war