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World War 2 by David,Robbie and Daire

Facts about world war 2

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World War Two By:David,Robbie and Daire Rhineland Under the terms of Versailles,
the Rhineland had been made
into a demiliterized zone .
Germany had political control of
this area, but was not allowed to
put any troops into it. In January 1936 Adolf Hitler began to make plans to reoccupy the Rhineland. He argued that that the move was needed as a defence strategy especially as France and the Soviet Union had renewed their alliance in 1935
On the morning of March 7th 1936.32,000 armed German troops invaded the Rhineland The Yalta Conference The Yalta Conference was held from February 4 -11
1945, the meeting held the heads of goverment
from the United States (Franklin D. Roosevelt),
the United Kingdom(Winston Churchill) and
the Soviet Union (Joseph Stalin) on the crimean
peninsula in Russia What was achieved in the Yalta Conference?
The Soviet Union agreed to enter the war against Japan.
France would get some territory from defeated Germany.
Free elections would be held in Poland.
The Soviet Union agreed to co-operate with the United Nations.
All nations previously under German control would have a democratic government Pearl Harbour The attack on Pearl Harbour was
a surprise military attack by the
imperial Japanese navy on the
United States naval base at Pearl
Harbour, Hawaii on the morning
of December 7th 1941. The base was attacked by 353 Japanese aircrafts in two waves, launched by 6 aircraft carriers four U.S battleships three
cruisers, three destroyers an anti-aircraft
training ship a minelayer and 188
aircrafts were also destroyed. Not to
mention the fact thar 2,402 personnel were killed and 1,282 were wounded. The attack came as a profound shock to the american people Hiroshima and Nagasaki During the final stages of World War 2 in 1945,the
United States conducted two atomic bombings
against the cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan The bomb that was dropped on
Hiroshimawas code-named "little
boy" the amount of energy "little
boy"generated when it exploded
was the equivalent of 15000 tons
of TNT The bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki was code-
named "fat man "the amount of energy "fat man "
generated when it exploded was the equivalent of
20,000 tons of TNT explosives. This is "fat man" Partition of Germany When World War 2 ended on May
7 1945, Europe lay in ruins Germany was a parliamentary
NATO member and a founding
member of what since became European Union East Germany on the other hand was a
communist dictatorship allied with the Soviet Union,widely considerd to be a Soviet satellite state Entertainment Entertainment played an important part
during the war in keeping everyone happy,
hopeful and informed Going to the cinemas was the most popular form of
entertainment during the war. In between films people watched the news to help keep them informed on how the war was going. Information films were also shown to show people how to behave during an attack. The radio was also a key component of keeping the public informed about the war as most didn't have tvs until the 1950s and 60s, the radio was the most common form of home communication and entertainment during the war eight out of ten families had radios. Developments World War two introduced loads of new technologies from much improved tanks and planes to deadly atomic bombs. This made wars fast and brutal. Other developments affected everyday life were nylon sythetics and other inventions. Women were finally allowed to go to work
when men were at war. Animals During the World War, cats were used in trenches as an attempt to keep the rat population down and some cats were used as gas bomb "detectors". Rats and honey bees were also used to detect landmines. Messenger pigeons were sometimes used occasionally during WW2 to carry orders from bases to the front lines were there was no telephone lines Facts about WW2 The German submrine U-20 was sunk by a malfunctioning toilet.
80 % of soviet males born in 1923 did not survive WW2.
The youngest U.S service man was 12 old years and his name was Calvin Graham he was discharged immediately. Our sources were World War 2 information.com wikipidia.org Second World War.co.uk I hope you liked
our project we did this
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