BC: WWII A Mixbook Presentation by Johnathon Eberly 14303
FC: World War Two A Mixbook Presentation
1: The United States of America joined World War Two because of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
2: The attack on Pearl Harbor took place on December 7, 1941. | On December 11, three days after the attack, both German and Italy declared war on the on the U.S.A. who quickly responded in kind.
3: World War Two officially started on 1 September 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. In response to Hitlers invasion both Great Britain and France declared war on Germany.
4: The main countries in the Axis alliance where Germany, Japan, and Italy. | The main countries in the Allies alliance where Great Britain, America, and Russia
5: Thompson M1928A1 | M1 Garand | Grenade, Hand, No.74 ST (sticky grenade) | 88 mm anti-air cannon
6: Due to most of the men being off at war most industries and factories were now powered by woman. This is where "Rosie the Riveter" gained her fame. It proved that woman could do the same work as men and gave rise to some of the earlies Womans Rights movements and is still and icon for Feminist movements today.
7: World War Two was the cause of untold death and destruction, but some good did come out of it for America. For example the Great Depression that had plagued America ended. With the war came a massive increase in the need of munitions and other war supplies. This created many many jobs. Then when America joined the war most of the men went off to fight and the woman took over their jobs. Unemployment rate went from being record high to almost non-existent practically overnight.