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2 Start of WWII

3 What makes a high quality descriptive paragraph? Put up samples…. Tell me what works and doesnt work here….

4 Now we have peace in our time! Herr Hitler is a man we can do business with. Now we have peace in our time! Herr Hitler is a man we can do business with. How does Europe and the League of Nations respond to these aggressions? Appeasement: The Munich Agreement, 1938 British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain (If we give Hitler a cookie, Czechoslovakia, he will calm down and stop invading people!)

5 Czechoslovakia Becomes Part of the Third Reich: 1939 What is going on with this woman? Is she happy or sad about Czechoslovakia being handed over to the Germans in the Munich Agreement? Why is she giving the Nazi salute?

6 The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact, 1939 Foreign Ministers von Ribbentrop & Molotov

7 Name: Per. Notes Title: WWII Begins Headings, key words, vocabulary Questions: Notes, charts, drawings, lists, graphic organizers, definitions, etc… Answers! Summary: Top 5 pieces of Info for this page of notes Please start a new set of notes on Pg. 14A Your Axis aggression map will go on 13A

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9 Poland Attacked: Sept. 1, 1939 Blitzkrieg [Lightening War] Where is THIS arrow coming from?!? A. Who is helping the Germans win in Poland? B. Why would they do that? First look at the Invasion Arrows… What do they tell you?

10 Please do not talk at this timeSept 9 HW: Chapter 16, sec. 1 & 2- Due Thursday Options for processing this information: – STAR Notes – Graphic Organizer on Key Information – Chart on Major Battles of WWII All Homework Documents can be downloaded from the web page. Do ONE of the options to the Left. What I care about is that you have a basic knowledge of the major battles of WWII, so that you know what we are talking about when we start our Battles project.

11 What is this Blitzkrieg? A military strategy to win war A massive technologically advanced attack Psychological warfare Watch the Video and record evidence of each of these things in your notes…

12 German troops on the march through Poland

13 German Troops March into Warsaw Poland surrenders in 28 days. All that TALK had gotten the countries of Europe No where at all. Chaos Ensues….

14 The European Theater

15 What to do? Britain and France declare they WILL have war with Germany if the Germans dont withdraw Right NOW! (Who does this sound like?) – C. Based on Germanys experience with countries like Britain and France what do you think will happen? Germany does not withdraw. In fact, they ignore the British and refuse to answer them. Britain declares war on September 3 rd, Unfortunately Britain and France are not ready to fight. They must raise, equip, train and position their armies. That takes time…..

16 And Then….. The Phony War: Not much happens between invasion of Poland (Sept 1939) and April Everyone wonders if Hitler has finally had enough cookies. France re-enforces the Maginot Line and some ships get sink in the Atlantic. Then…. Lightning Strikes again! Hitler and Mussolini- Just Good Friends

17 Mussolini and Hitler June 1940, Italy declares war on Great Britain and France

18 Blitzkrieg, 1940 Hitler, His army trained, experienced and well supplied with advanced weapons and machines, attacks everywhere at once! April 9 th - Norway and Denmark May 10 th – Belgium and the Netherlands May 13 th - France

19 Destruction in France Civilian centers burned to the ground! Jews, Gypsies, and others rounded up to be sent back to Germany for execution! Maginot Line completely ignored! The combined French, British, and Belgian Armies on the run!

20 Dunkirk Evacuated Dunkirk Evacuated June 4, 1940 Dunkirk Evacuated Dunkirk Evacuated June 4, 1940 Allied soldiers chased all the way to the sea Every seaworthy vessel in England mobilized for the rescue Hitler almost wins the day that June, but enough soldiers are rescued to keep fighting the war.

21 France Surrenders June, 1940

22 Winston Churchill Speaks Remember APPARTS? Well use this technique to analyze one of the most famous speeches of the war. To hear an MP3 of part of this speech, click here…click here

23 Let us Pause and make some comparisons. Get out your Comparison Matrix from yesterday. Using your notes so far and Chpt. 16, Sec. 1 in your book, as well as any prior knowledge, fill out WWII side of the Comparison Matrix. Then see if you can identify some things each side has in common. Put

24 Hitler meets with Gen. Petain of France as France begins armistice talks

25 A Divided France Henri Petain Leads the new Vichy government. He means to save as much of France as possible. Vichy France becomes the lapdog of Hitler and Germany. They do what they are told.

26 The French Resistance The Free French General Charles DeGaulle Neither Free nor actually in France, DeGaulle leads the Resistance (from England), making spies and saboteurs out of everyday Frenchmen and women. The citizens, still in France, smuggle in supplies from the Allies and disrupt the Germans whenever and wherever possible. D. What would we call a small group of people attacking an unpopular government and blowing things up with small home made weapons today? So, what makes these people different?

27 Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis: The Tripartite Pact September, 1940

28 Now Britain Is All Alone!


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