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Battles of World War II
Transcript of Battles of World War II
•Lieutenant General Vasily Chuikov
•Colonel General Aleksandr Vasilevsky
•187,000 men rising to over 1,100,000 men General - Friedrich Paulus
Field Marshal - Erich von Manstein
Colonel General Wolfram von Richthofen
270,000 men rising to over 1,000,000 men Battle of Cape Matapan Germany March 7-9, 1941 Soviet Union Guns
Germans: Karabiner 1898 Kurtz, Gewehr 41, MP40, MP38, MG42, MG34, and Walther P38,
Panzer and Tiger Tanks
JU88 and JU Junkers 52
Flammenwerfer 35, Flammenwerfer 41 Operation Gaudo: a surprise attack to gain power back in the Mediterranean for the Italians.
The commander of the main part of the operation was Admirable Iachino, who was to fight the British.
Iachino was lied to about the forces that the British had for the battle. He was told that there was only to be one British Battleship. Germany Guns
Tokarev SVT-40, Mosin Nagant 1882, PPS-42, PPSh-41, Tokarev TT-30, PTRS-41, DP-28,
Gibovski G-11, Waco CG-3, and the Yakovlev Yak-series -14 -6 and -8. Soviet Union Battle Outline Works Cited (Stalingrad) July 28th 1942
Stalin issues orders "Not one step backwards" The British actually had 3 battleships and multiple aircrafts.
The British had a radar system in place for the battle, which gave them an extra advantage over the Italian troops.
The British, through tactical fighting, ended up winning the battle. July 17th 1942
Russia was invaded by the German Sixth Army July 17th 1942-August 22 1942
Luftwaffe bombed Stalingrad into ruin August 25th
Stalingrad is officially under seige October 14th 1942
Hitler commands his troops to hold their position at Malgobek till 1943 Novemeber 19th
Soviets enact part 1 of Operation Uranus
North of Stalingrad November 20th
Operation Uranus Part 2 enacted on Southern Stalingrad November 25th 1942
Luftwaffe is sent for airsupply December 12th 1942
4th Panzer Army is sent to relieve German troops during Operation Winter Storm December 23rd 1942
All attempts to relieve Stalingrad are put on hold l Why Janurary 10th 1943
Soviet General Rokossovsky sends thousands of artillery cannons and Katyusha rockets End Results: Feburary 2nd 1943
The German Army North pocket surrenders to the Soviet Army The British won.
3 dead men to the royal navy.
Wounded: 650,878 Losses
Returned to Germany: 6,000 Battle of Hong Kong British
Governor Sir Mark Aitchison Young
Major General Christopher Maltby
14,000 men Japanese
Lieutenant General Takashi Sakai
52,000 men Canada Guns:
Type 38 rifle
Type 99 rifle
Type 11 light machine gun
Type 96 Light Machine Gun Grenades:
Type 10 grenade
Type 91 grenade Motar Guns
Type 11 70 mm Infantry Mortar
Type 94 90 mm Infantry Mortar
Type 41 75 mm Mountain Gun
Type 94 75 mm Mountain Gun
Type 41 75 mm Cavalry Gun
Type 96 15 cm Howitzer Other
Type 98 Military Sword Guns:
Thompson sub machine gun
Lewis Machine gun
Vickers Machine gun
Bren Machine gun Guns:
Thompson sub machine gun
Lewis Machine gun
Vickers Machine gun
Bren Machine gun General Christopher Maltby
1975 men Battle Outline Works Cited (Hong Kong) "WWII: The Battle of Hong Kong - Canada at War." WWII: The Battle of Hong Kong - Canada at War. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. <http://www.canadaatwar.ca/page42.html>. THE BATTLE FOR HONG KONG." WarMuseum.ca. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. <http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/chrono/1931hong_kong_e.shtml>. World War II: Battle of Hong Kong." About.com Military History. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. <http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/worldwarii/p/World-War-Ii-Battle-Of-Hong-Kong.htm> October 25th 1941
Canadian brigade sent to Hong Kong December 8th 1941
Japanese forces invade British Colony December 10th 1941
British Troops retreat to Hong Kong island December 16th 1941
Japanese bombard shores of Hong Kong December 19th 1941
Japanese troops invade the capital of Hong Kong
Held of by British and Colonial Chinese December 23rd 1941
Allied troops withdrew to "the Ridge" aka the final line December 26th 1941
General Takashi Sakai paraded through Victoria with the Japanese 38th Infantry Divison Losses:
*550 of 1,975 never returned Losses:
Wounded: 6,000 Losses:
Wounded 2,300 December 8 to 25, 1941 Work Cited for Battle of Matapan
"World War II: Battle of Cape Matapan." About.com Military History. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2012.
"Sorry, The Page You Are Looking For Cannot Be Found." Haileybury. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. <http://www.haileybury.com/honour/HAILEYBURY%201941.htm>.
Cocoaandcoffe. "WW2 at Sea." YouTube. YouTube, 22 Aug. 2011. Web. 18 Sept. 2012. < http://www.history.com/videos/battle-of-stalingrad#battle-of-stalingrad Pavlov's House Pavlov was an inexpirenced lieutenant who took over an apartment and defended the city of Stalingrad
The tactical benefit of the house was its position on a cross-street giving the defenders a 1 km line of sight to the north, south and west
Everytime the Germans attempted to approach the fortress, the Russian army was able to spot the approaching army and shoot down any tanks or army-men July 17th 1942-August 22 1942
1077 Anti-Aircraft Divison engages German Luftwaffe Causes of the battle Italy wanted control over the Medittaranean
The British and the allies had control over the Sea front.
Italy was vainly attempting to revive itself in the war. How this affected the War Italy was unable to gain the power and goods needed in the Medittarenian. this continued lack of goods and power led to Italy's eventual defeat.
Demonstrates the power of the Allies in the Sea and African area in pre- OVERLORD battle strategies.