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WWII Great Britain
Transcript of WWII Great Britain
WWII Winston Churchill Took over Prime Minister after Neville Chamberlain
Believed in victory at all costs
Showed great courage and bravery Economy Deeply in debt
Unemployment was severe
Out of date factories Neville Chamberlain Served as Minister of Britain (1923, 1924 -1929, 1931)
He thought that by Appeasing Hitler he Would assure "peace for our time"
Chamberlain resigned and Winston Churchill became prime minister During the War Before WWII Allied War Effort The Big Three met to work out their strategy
Committed to Total War
They distrusted one another London Blitz Germany bombed London for 57 nights
Citizens carried on with their lives Polish Invasion League of Nations and Appeasement 1939 German forces invaded Poland
Great Britain and France declared war on Germany two days later Dunkirk In 1940 the evacuation of over 338,000 Allied troops began in Dunkirk Belgium.
all allied forces were able to escape the nazi invasions that were taking place. El Alamein Attempt to attack allied defensive positions
Germany Steps in again Intended to resolve international deputes peacefully
"peace at all costs" Munich Conference British & French obey Hitler
persuade Czechs to surrender the Sudetenland
Hitler's territories stop expanding The Battle of Britain Churchill saw Germany as a threat and urged Britain to fight
Hitler planned for Operation Sea Lion Invasion of Italy Italians, fed up with Mussolini, overthrew Il Duce.
Still a decisive event Irish Independence Fought under Britain in WWI
Free state listed as neutral
Declared full independence from the British The Nazis Defeated After the War Improved society
Granted independence Thank You!