WWII_Introduction

WWII_Introduction - Neville Chamberlain wasPrimeMinister...

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Neville Chamberlain was Prime Minister when war broke out on 3 rd  September 1939.
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Adolf Hitler  was  leader of the Nazi party  in Germany. Winston Churchill   became  Prime Minister in 1940  when Germany was  winning the war and  people wanted a new,  stronger  Prime Minister.
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Franklin Roosevelt  was  president of  America.
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1939 Germany invades Poland Britain and France declare war on Germany. Josef Stalin  was  president of Russia.
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Jewish refugees arrive in Britain. British school children are evacuated. 1940 The start of rationing. Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister. Dunkirk – 30,000 soldiers are rescued from  France.
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Islands. The Battle of Britain is fought in the air. The Blitz begins – heavy bombing in British  cities. 1941 Pearl Harbour – American fleet attacked by the  Japanese; America enters the war. The start of clothes rationing.
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 218 taught by Professor Hamblin during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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