Hist 373 ID terms defined

Hist 373 ID terms defined - ID- Panther/Tiger TanksWho:...

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Unformatted text preview: ID- Panther/Tiger TanksWho: German ForcesWhat: TankWhen: Beginning in 1943 Where: Western Front, Beginning in USSRWhy: The were more maneuverable and better armoredSignificance: Caused serious problem for allied forces because they were so hard to kill and had such speed and maneuverabilityID- Soft Underbelly of EuropeWho:What: When:Where:Why:Significance:ID- Beach PortsWho:What: When:Where:Why:Significance:ID- B.H. Liddell HartWho: British Military OfficerWhat: Possible traitor to the crownWhen: Wrote theories after WWI and during WWIIWhere: He lived in BritainWhy: He was seen as a possible German sympathizer, might have leaked D-day plansSignificance: He wrote the theory that the Germans then used to make Blitzkrieg and he published a work about problem invading the continent some three months beforeD-day and circulated it around among the military and political officialsID- Arthur (Bomber) HarrisWho: Member of the RAFWhat: Marshall of the Royal Air ForceWhen: 1943-1944Where: Battle of BerlinWhy: He was in charge of implementing the bombing of Berlin ordered by ChurchillSignificance: His bombing was excessive and he believed that it was the way to win the war.ID- V-1, V-2 WeaponsWho: German Luftwaffe What: guided and ballistic missiles When: 1943-1945Where: Western FrontWhy: Need for more accurate bombsSignificance: first guided missiles to be used in warID- Montgomery Crossing the RhineWho: MontyWhat: Commander of British forcesWhen: Where:Why:Significance:ID- Huertgen ForestWho: Allied troopsWhat: Enchanted Forest/Mine FieldWhen: Sept 1944- Jan 1945Where: Border of France and BelgiumWhy: Started as the staging are for the battle of the bulge for GermansSignificance: Also known as witches lair, Germans heavily entrenched in the forest, over 25K allied troops diedID- JaegerbombersWho:What: When:Where:Why:Significance:ID- Night FightersWho: Axis and Allied PowersWhat: Bombers that flew at night minus most lightingWhen: Came into there own during WWII around 1944Where: Western TheatreWhy: Much harder to shoot down something you cant see, dependent on search lights and anti-aircraft artillery.Significance: They used radar and beacons to find there way around and found their targets using flares or just bombing already burning areas. Very covert.ID- FlakWho: Allied and Axis PowersWhat: exploding metal pieces in the airWhen: In anti-aircraft attacksWhere: Western FrontWhy: It was easier to hit a target because the bombs disbursed and didnt have to be as accurate.Significance: Huge method of anti-aircraft warfare, used in ground warfare too, caused seriousinjuriesID-Kaiser ShipyardsWho: USWhat: Seven Major shipbuilding yards on the US west coastWhen: During WWIIWhere: United StatesWhy: Built 747 ships including the Liberty shipsSignificance: Built more ships than any other company, built Casablanca class of escort aircraft carriers, implemented new building methods to increase efficiency ID- P-51BWho:What: When:Where:Why:Significance:ID- Rosie the Riveter...
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