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WWII Journal

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BC: By Sandy Lovett

FC: My World War II Reference Journal

1: World War II Timeline September 1939: Germany invades Poland, starting World War II. Britain and France declare war on Germany. December 1941: Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The U.S. declares war on Japan. June 1944: D-day: Allied troops land in France and begin invasion. December 1944: Germans fight back in Battle of the Bulge. March 1945: Allied troops capture Iwo Jima. May 1945: Germany surrenders, ending World War II in Europe. August 1945: Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. September 1945: Japan signs surrender agreement, ending war.

2: Europe Pacific Atlantic South-East Asia China Middle East Mediterranean Africa North America | War Locations

3: Famous People Involved | Allied Leaders Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union) Franklin D. Roosevelt (US) Winston Churchill (UK) Chiang Kai-shek (Taiwan) | Axis Leaders Adolf Hitler (Nazi Germany) Hirohito (Japanese Empire) Benito Mussolini (Kingdom of Italy)

4: D-Day June 6, 1944 Normandy, France | Facts - In 1944 France was occupied (ruled by) Germany. - Operation Overlord was a plan thought up by the Allied powers to invade France and fight the Germans. control. - 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the northern coast. - The Germans eventually surrendered in May 1945. - Resulted in the Allied freedom of Western Europe from Nazi Germany. - The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history.

5: Facts - An American B-29 bomber dropped the world's first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. - The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. - Three days later, a second B-29 dropped another A-bomb on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. | Hiroshima and Nagasaki August 6 & 9, 1945 Japan

6: Equipment and Artifacts | Luger P08 (Germans) | Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (Americans) | Entrenching Tool (Trench Warfare) | Higgins Boat (Normandy)

7: My Short Story...

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