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Causes Of World War II

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Vy Tran

on 4 March 2013

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Transcript of Causes Of World War II

Total war
September 1939-1945 Causes of World War ll Aftermath of the
War Invasion of Poland Effects on other major powers Effects on Germany Invasion of the Soviet Union Operation Yellow Operation Sea Lion Treaty of Versailles Introduction to the War Background Hitler's Rise to Power Woodrow Wilson's 14-point plan
Laid foundation for the war
Left Germany unrest
Helped Hitler rise to power June 22, 1941
Wanted more land and resources
Sent 7.2 million troops into Russia but the plan failed.
Hitler retaliated by killing 50~100 russians for every German killed.
Turning point of the war for Allied Power. September 1, 1939
Polish defeated within 10 days
France and Britain declared war on Germany Japan Vy Tran
Vivi Nguyen
Period 4 Major
Powers/People Germany, Italy, Japan, USA, UK, Soviet Union
Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin,Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Hideki Tojo Became Chancellor on January 30, 1933
Believed in Pan-Germanism
Planned to get back land lost by Treaty of Versailles
Responsible for starting the war Hitler's Action Hitler's plan to invade Netherlands and Belgium.
November 12, 1939
His generals opposed and the plan was postponed.
Plans fell into Belgian hands. Operation Weserubung April 9, 1940
Germany's attack on Denmark and Norway
Both captured Germany's invasion of Great Britain in 1940.
August 13th-Germany Air Force began to bomb British land.
Actual land attack never carried out
Brought the United States into the war. Germany was defeated
Leaders were put on trials for crimes against humanity
Hitler escaped trial by committing suicide April 1945
Germany was divided into four zones among the victorious powers In ruins from extensive bombings
Military leaders were tried and convicted of war crimes
Placed under U.S military rule temporarily England Devastated from bombings by Germany
Economy depended on aid from U.S Russia Devastated from land warfare
Able to construct large, powerful army
Resources and populations assured that the Soviet Union would be a super-power. United States Economy improved greatly
Depression stopped
Industrialization was brought upon
Became a super-power Sources <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005164>.
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