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World War II
Transcript of World War II
(D-Day) - Began June 6, 1944 -Born in Austria (1889-1945) General Hideki Tojo - Lived 1884-1948 Joseph Stalin -Lived in Russia (1878-1953) Franklin D. Roosevelt - Lived in the U.S. 1882-1945 Number of German soldiers who died in World War II whose remains have never been found: -Behind the Pearl Harbor attack - Saw the Americans as weak and lazy compared to themselves -Tried to shoot himself, but he was saved by doctors, and eventually was hung Germany surrendered during WWII: May 7, 1945 The Japanese emperor Hirohito surrendered during WWII: August 14, 1945 -Prime Minister (1941-1944) -Boat torpedoes did not work, so they used planes -Was the 32nd president (1933-1945) Proportion of American Marines who were wounded or killed at Iwo Jima: Number of American Marines who were killed in the first 18 hours at Iwo Jima: -Was able to conduct war on 2 sides of the world during the Great Depression -German Leader and a politician -Was in world war I as a volunteer -At the Battle on Berlin committed suicide to avoid being captured by the Red Army Total percent of Japanese that were caught who committed suicide: -Became the chancellor of Germany -Responsible for the death of 5.5 million Jews -Ended alliance with China and started
alliance with Japan -Wanted control of Poland Adolf Hitler -Was involved with Hitler in the nazi-soviet pack until Germany invaded -was elected a general secretary at a communist party -known as a brutal and violent leader -Died of a stroke while planning an attack The WWII Fitness Test
OUTDOOR TESTS INDOOR TESTS
1. Pullups 1. Pullups
2. Squat Jumps 2. Squat Jumps
3. Pushups 3. Pushups
4. Situps 4. Situps
5. 300-yard Run 5A. Indoor Shuttle Run
5A(1). 60-Second Squat Thrusts -Declared war on Japan -Created the "New Deal" which helped the economy and allowed more jobs -The "second New Deal" promoted labor unions -Overall helped the nation's economy
while in a time of war -Decided that the U.S. would be allies with China (as well as other countries) to have more control on Japan -nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, and Time Magazine's person of the year a few times -The soviets won (Red Army) -Germany brutally lost - 1941-1942 went on for 3 months -Germany did badly in the snowy conditions -Main leaders: Hitler, Stalin -German Nazis fought the soviets -The Red Army won again -Began in August 1942 for 6 months -over 1,000 tons of explosives were dropped -Air attacks became effective -in the city 750,000 were wounded -Only 6,000 Germans returned home out of the 957,000 -Occurred in June 1942 -6 months after the attack on Pearl harbor -The U.S. bombed Japan -Most important pacific battle in WW2 -Japanese tried to lure Americans to where they would attack -Instead America found their location -Japan wanted control of the Pacific region including: Philippines, Malaya, Singapore, and Present day Indonesia -Japan lost 248 aircrafts and 3,057 died -750,000 Germans died, and 1,280,000 Soviets died -Hitler saw it as a military and political target Where it all began....... At 4:45 a.m. on September 1, 1939 German troops invade Poland. On September 2, 1939 Britain and France demanded that Germany withdraw by September 3 or face war. At 11 p.m. on September 3, 1939, the British ultimatum expired, and 15 minutes later British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain went on national radio to solemnly announce that Britain was at war with Germany. Bibliography (Jennifer) http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/germans-invade-poland
http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/holocaust/h-statistics.htm Bibliography http://www.worldwar2database.com/html/combat.htm http://www.historyonthenet.com/WW2/causes.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Causes_of_World_War_II http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_were_the_major_consequences_of_World_War_2 http://www.secondworldwarhistory.com/world-war-2-statistics.asp http://www.shmoop.com/wwii/adolf-hitler.html 1 in 3 2,300 7,000 100% Countries There were 104 countries either involved or affected by World War 2
The main countries consisted of two sides: the allies and the axis partners. Bibliography http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii http://ww2history.com/ http://www.history.co.uk/explore-history/ww2/d-day.html http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/worldwarii/a/world-war-2-battles.htm http://library.thinkquest.org/10927/leadww2.htm -Gave propaganda speeches http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/08/world-war-ii-battle-of-midway-and-the-aleutian-campaign/100137/ -156,000 American, British and Canadian troops landed on 50 miles of beach -Brought in more than 100,000 tons of military equipment -Very hard to come in by ships because some men drowned before reaching the beach -Over 5,000 ships were used in battle -Germans were confused by fake bases -First campaign fought entirely by air -British children evacuated to the countryside -Over 3,000 aircrafts destroyed -began July 1940 for 3 months -The British won Statistics Japanese "Zero" fighter leaving Akagi World War II lasted from 1939 to 1945 During the War... The Blackout was occurring in the United States -Nazis wanted control of the English Channel -German bombers mistakenly bombed an English population center -The English strike back 75,000 Women in Britain also joined the land army to help grow more food. -Nicknamed: Battle Typhoon -Another one of Hitler's attacks -considered the turning point of ww2 Some Popular Things During World War II Films: Casablanca, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Bambi
Music/musicians: " White Christmas " Bing Crosby, " Deep in the heart of Texas " by Alvino Ray Advances in Technology During World War II Duck Tape
Worlds first Nuclear Reactor Built in Chicago
Manhattan Project Started
Instant Coffee Introduced Common Weapons used Estimated Number of Jewish population that was annihilated during the holocaust 5,933,900 The Ardennes in the Ardennes in December 1944, the germans used weather to their advantage. Bibliography http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_countries_were_involved_World_War_2