Unformatted text preview: Rommel shared Hitler’s vision, and wanted to go through Africa to the Caucuses, so that way they controlled Africa, Europe, and Middle East. However, the British stopped them in Africa because Rommel had no oil. • US attacked Japan in the Pacific • US supplied oil for the Allies. General Patton would even steal some from other parts of the US army to fuel his part of the war. • American forces wanted to take out Germany’s synthetic oil plants • Had no fuel left, so Japanese chose Kamikaze to save fuel...
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- Spring '08
- World War II, oil fields, Dutch Indes