The Allied Victory
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The Allied Victory

16.4. Strategy. North Africa. Italy. France. Germany. Pacific . North Africa. General Montgomery. El Alamein. German retreat. Rommel escapes. Operation Torch. Allies invade Morocco. General Eisenhower.

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The Allied Victory

16.4

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Strategy

North AfricaItalyFranceGermanyPacific

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North Africa

General MontgomeryEl AlameinGerman retreatRommel escapesOperation TorchAllies invade MoroccoGeneral EisenhowerMay 1943

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Stalingrad

August 1942-February 1943

Russian counterattack

Germans on defensive, retreating to

Germany

Turning point

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Italy

Move from North Africa to Sicily

Then to Italy

Mussolini arrested July 1943

Italy surrenders

Mussolini freed by Nazis goes North

Germany invades Italy to fight the Allies

Rome June 1944

Mussolini shot & hanged

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Home Front

Total war

Women in factories

Shortage of consumer goods

Rationing

Propaganda

Limit civil rights

Japanese

Relocation camps

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Victory in Europe V-E Day

D-Day

June 6, 1944

Normandy, France

Eisenhower planned it

Make believe army in Calais

Operation Overlord

Omaha & Utah: US, 2,700

General Patton broke through to Paris

France, Belgium, Luxembourg by September

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Victory in Europe V-E Day

Hitler fighting a 2 front war

Counterattack in the West

Battle of the Bulge

Belgium

Ardennes forest

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Victory in Europe V-E Day

March: Rhine river in Germany

April 12 FDR died

Truman became president

April 25 Soviets in Berlin

April 30 Hitler dead

May 7 Eisenhower accepts surrender

V-E Day

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Victory in the Pacific

Japanese in retreat fall 1944Leyte: PhilippinesKamikazes startedIwo Jima: March 1945, Mt. SuribachiOkinawa: April 1945, 350 miles from Japan12,000 Americans dead

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Japanese Surrender

Manhattan Project

General Groves

Oppenheimer

July 16, 1945 it worked

Sent ultimatum to Japan

Unconditional surrender

Atomic Bombs Used

August 6, 1945: Hiroshima, 70,000

August 9, 1945: Nagasaki, 70,000

September 2, 1945 surrendered on USS Missouri to General MacArthur

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