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Please do not talk at this time Feb 12 HW: WWII Test on Friday. Notebooks Due Friday Pgs. 1A – 11A Turn your outlines in to the Turn In Box Please set up a new pieces of paper like this: Notes Title: End of WWII 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
European Theater of Operations Allies from the South, having taken North Africa. Allies from the East, having won in Russia Allies from the West, jumping off from Britain Germany is Surrounded!
Gen. Eisenhower Gives the Orders for D-Day [Operation Overlord]
Yalta: February, 1945 FDR wants quick Soviet entry into Pacific war. FDR wants quick Soviet entry into Pacific war. FDR & Churchill concede Stalin needs buffer, FDR & Stalin want spheres of influence and a weak Germany. FDR & Churchill concede Stalin needs buffer, FDR & Stalin want spheres of influence and a weak Germany. Churchill wants strong Germany as buffer against Stalin. Churchill wants strong Germany as buffer against Stalin. FDR argues for a United Nations. FDR argues for a United Nations.
The Battle of the Bulge: Hitlers Last Offensive Dec. 16, 1944 to Jan. 28, 1945
Why does Hitler Have to win the Battle of the Bulge to keep fighting?
US & Russian Soldiers Meet at the Elbe River: April 25, 1945
Col. Paul Tibbets & the A-Bomb Why does this man look so cheerful?
Hiroshima – August 6, 1945 70,000 killed immediately. 70,000 killed immediately. 48,000 buildings. destroyed. 48,000 buildings. destroyed. 100,000s died of radiation poisoning & cancer later. 100,000s died of radiation poisoning & cancer later.
Nagasaki – August 9, 1945 40,000 killed immediately. 40,000 killed immediately. 60,000 injured. 60,000 injured. 100,000s died of radiation poisoning & cancer later. 100,000s died of radiation poisoning & cancer later.
V-J Day (September 2, 1945) Japan surrenders MacArthur and others help write the new Japanese Constitution US forces the Emperor of Japan to tell his people he is not a God and not descended of the Gods. Japan is on its own. No Divine Wind will save her. What psychological effect are the Americans trying to have on the Japanese people by making them surrender this way? Why?
WW II Casualties : Europe Each symbol indicates 100,000 dead in the appropriate theater of operations
WW II Casualties : Asia Each symbol indicates 100,000 dead in the appropriate theater of operations
Financial Cost of WWII U.S.$288,000,000,000 Germany$212,336,000,000 France$111,272,000,000 U.S.S.R. $93,012,000,000 Briatain $49,786,000,000 Japan $41,272,000,000 Direct economic costs of WWII $1,600,000,000,000
The Creation of the U. N. The United Nations is Created to do Three Things: Peacefully solve problems between countries End Colonialism and make new countries out of old colonies Put war leaders on trial for atrocities
The Nuremberg War Trials: Crimes Against Humanity Nazis are put on trial for the new crime of Crimes against Humanity All but one Nazi leader swear they were in the right until the bitter end.
Japanese War Crimes Trials General Hideki Tojo Japanese military is also put on trial in Tokyo. Very few Japanese military leaders are convicted, though ample evidence of atrocities in Burma, Philippines and China are documented and presented. Japanese later deny all these claims and remove them from their history books.
The Emergence of Third World Nationalist Movements
Why would the world need the United Nations to play referee and handle international disputes and trials?
Early Computer Technology Came Out of WW II Mark I, 1944 Admiral Grace Hooper, 1944-1992 COBOL language Colossus, 1941
Hitlers Secret Weapons: Too Little, Too Late! V-1 Rocket: Buzz Bomb V-2 Rocket Werner von Braun Jet engines were developed by the Germans at the end of WWII. These are the very engines we use in planes today! They also allowed us to explore space later during the Space Race and beyond.
WWII Test Review BINGO! Sign your own name on the free space. Get other people who can answer the review questions to sign the box of the question they can answer (Signers: you will be called on to give the answer, so be ready) Make sure you can read the name so you can call on them later. Sign other peoples cards. You may only have each person sign their name once. Try to get BINGO (5 in a row) Totally stuck? Books and notes are allowed for this activity.
Test Short Answer Topics: Civilian Experience in WWII- Cite specific incidents Significant Battles of WWII- Why are they important Ultimate Cost of the War Compare WWI and WWII