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Causes Of WWII
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Causes Of WWII
Hitler and the Nazi party's rise to power during 1933
The US Enters WWII
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan the US decided to join Britain and France on their war against the axis powers
Office of War Information
Established in 1942
Coordinated the release of war news.
Government Agencies C ont.
War Production Board
Ensured that the military had the resources it needed
Directed industrial output
Paying for the War
To fund all the military costs of the war
the government issued war bonds.
Doing Our Part
To replace the men who joined the war effort in other countries women joined the work force. They took up jobs such as riveters and other jobs in the defense plants.
Overseas Battle (Europe)
D-day AKA Operation Overlord was a joint military attack on France to liberate it from German control.
Overseas Battle (Pacific)
During the battle against Japan the US used a special technique known as island hoping.
They invade military islands one by one until they reach Japan mainland,
The mass murder and genocide of six million jewish people and many others. This took place during WWII. Although it was not known to other countries.
End of War (UN)
After the war US and Britain wanted to create an international collaboration in maintaining peace thus creating the UN.
End of War (Nuremberg Trials)
The Nuremberg Trials were a series of military tribunals, held by the Allied forces of World War II, most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, and economic leadership of Nazi Germany.
Effects of WWII
Germany was totally defeated, and the Nazi regime brought down. Its leaders were tried for crimes against humanity at Nuremberg, the former site of Nazi propaganda triumphs. Hitler escaped trial and execution by committing suicide in his Berlin bunker at the end of the war. German cities were in ruins from a massive bombing campaign.
Germany was divided into 4 zones of occupation by the victorious powers, pending a more permanent political settlement.
Japan also was in ruins from extensive bombing. Prominent military leaders were tried and convicted of war crimes, but the emperor was allowed to retain his position.
Japan was temporarily placed under U.S. military rule.