History Notes - 4-21-06

History Notes - 4-21-06 - History Notes 4/21/06 XI. The...

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History Notes – 4/21/06 XI. The Italian Campagin B. Mussolini overthrown/Rescued/Germans fortify Italy * He is captured by Italian partisans * Desecration of Mussolini’s body * Hitler commits suicide two days later C. Allied Landings at Salerno, Anzio D. Italian Partisans Kill Mussolini * On a Road side XII. The Invasion of Fortress Europe A. 1 st Priority – Getting Air Superiority! 1. Massive Allied Bombing Effort * Yanks by day/Brits by night * Attacking industrial sites, civilian sites, eliminate Germany’s ability to wage war * The allies achieved this * 30:1 Superiority 2. June 1944 – 30: 1 Allied Superiority over German Luftwaffe XIII. D-Day Invasion (June 6,1944) A. Operation Overlord 1. Allied Landings in Normandy * Landing Ship Tanks (LST) * Landing Ship Docks (LSD) 2. 176,000 troops + 1,000,000s of troops transported over the English channel B. Landing Sites 1. Omaha Beech – “Bloody Omaha” 2. British and Canadian soldiers – “Sword, Juneau, Gold beeches”
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XIV. Liberation of Europe
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course HIST-MASH AP Europea taught by Professor Achenbach during the Fall '06 term at Allegheny.

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