S: Russia in World War II Volume I
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FC: Russia in World War II Taylor, Michael, Travis, James, and Donovan
1: Axis vs. Allies | Allies - Soviet Union - United States - British Empire - China | Axis - Germany - Japan - Italy -Hungary | The Soviet Union (Russia) became involved in June 1941 when Hitler invaded them.
2: Political and Military Leaders | Joseph Stalin - 2nd leader of the USSR. | Vladamir Illich - Creator of the Soviet Communist Party. | Karl Marx - Most influencial Socialist thinker. | Alexander III - Official heir to the throne after Czar Nicholas.
3: Propaganda | - Nationalistic Views - Demeaning other countries -
4: Major Battles | Operation Barbarossa - June 1941 - Germany attacked Russia - Largest land attack in history | Battle of Stalingrad - July 17, 1942 - The turning point in WWII - German army was in full retreat | Battle of Moscow (Operation Typhoon) - October 2, 1941 - Hitler wanted to capture the capital of Russia
5: Civilian Population | Factories had clinics and served as mutual support centers | Women sewed and repaired clothes | Cleaning crews | Black Markets - civilians traded with the soldiers for food and clothes | Planted vegetables
6: Weapons | Machine Guns - long light gun that fires multiple shots in a short amount of time | Grenades- glass bottles filled with flammable liquids with a cloth fuse | Semi-automatic rifles- long wood grain rifle with a muzzle expander to fire long and accurate shots
7: Military Plans | Stalin wanted to start a war with Germany because the USSR had bigger weapons so Germany had no chance
8: Important Documents | The Nazi Soviet Non-Aggressive Pact - Stated that Germany and Russia would not attack one another | Stalin http://blabberize.com/view/id/505152 Hitler http://blabberize.com/view/id/505162
9: Deaths/Casualties | Military deaths: 8,800,000-10,700,000 | Civilian Deaths:14,600,000 to 12,700,000 | Percent of Population Lost: 13.88 %
10: Expenses | 25 million people died | Devastated country | Poor Economy | Destroyed own factories and farms (1,523 factories)
11: Top Ten Events | 1. Nazi-Soviet Pact formed 2. Russia invades Poland 3. Russia invades Finland 4. Hitler invaded Russia: Operation Barbarossa 5. Battle of Stalingrad: Hitler surrendered 6. Battle of Moscow 7. Russia liberated Auschwitz death camp 8. Russia meets with American forces 9. Russia declares war on Japan 10. The war ends