The Allied Victory 16.4 Strategy
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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. May 1943. Stalingrad.

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Slide1

The Allied Victory

16.4

Slide2

Strategy

North Africa

Italy

FranceGermanyPacific

Slide3

North Africa

General Montgomery

El Alamein

German retreatRommel escapesOperation Torch

Allies invade Morocco

General Eisenhower

May 1943

Slide4

Stalingrad

August 1942-February 1943

Russian counterattack

Germans on defensive, retreating to GermanyTurning point

Slide5

Italy

Move from North Africa to Sicily

Then to Italy

Mussolini arrested July 1943Italy surrendersMussolini freed by Nazis goes North

Germany invades Italy to fight the Allies

Rome June 1944

Mussolini shot & hanged

Slide6

Home Front

Total war

Women in factories

Shortage of consumer goodsRationingPropaganda

Limit civil rights

Japanese

Relocation camps

Slide7

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

Slide8

Victory in Europe

V-E Day

Hitler fighting a 2 front war

Counterattack in the WestBattle of the Bulge

Belgium

Ardennes forest

Slide9

Victory in Europe

V-E Day

March: Rhine river in Germany

April 12 FDR diedTruman became president

April 25 Soviets in Berlin

April 30 Hitler dead

May 7 Eisenhower accepts surrender

V-E Day

Slide10

Victory in the Pacific

Japanese in retreat fall 1944

Leyte: Philippines

Kamikazes startedIwo Jima: March 1945, Mt.

Suribachi

Okinawa: April 1945, 350 miles from Japan

12,000 Americans dead

Slide11

Japanese Surrender

Manhattan Project

General Groves

OppenheimerJuly 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