Presentation on theme: "Do Now: Copy the chart into your notebook. Allied Powers Vs. Axis Powers U.S.A. = Franklin D. Roosevelt & Harry S. Truman Germany = Adolf Hitler England."— Presentation transcript:
Allied Powers Vs. Axis Powers U.S.A. = Franklin D. Roosevelt & Harry S. Truman Germany = Adolf Hitler England (Great Britain) = Neville Chamberlain & Winston Churchill Italy = Benito Mussolini Soviet Union = Joseph Stalin Japan = Emperor Hirohito & General Tojo
A: Total War: -means not just armies but whole countries fought in this war. -All factories, people & wealth of nations went toward the war effort B: Global War: -60 nations were involved & up to 40 million people died. C: Scientific War: -new inventions like radar, guided missiles, jet airplanes & the Atomic Bomb changed war forever. -War against Japan ended in August 1945 when the Atomic Bombs were dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki. D: The Holocaust: -the murder of 6 million Jews in German Concentration Camps.
Examine the handout – The Allied victory in WWII Underline or highlight the important information Answer questions 1 – 3 in your notebooks using FULL SENTENCES
Was the dropping of the Atomic Bombs on Japan justified?