World War II and the Holocaust

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Unformatted text preview: World War II and World War II and the Holocaust the Holocaust 1939-1945 Objective To understand the nature of the Second World War To understand the war aims of the Axis and Allied powers To understand how end of the Second World War and its Consequences To understand the Holocaust Recap of Causes Hitler wanted to scrap the restrictions the Treaty of Versailles imposed on Germany The Allies and League of Nations were unable to stop Hitler Lead-up to War Hitler remilitarizes Rhineland in 1935 Hitler builds up army and air force Italy invades Ethiopia in 1935; Allies do nothing Rome-Berlin Axis formed in 1936 Germany annexes Austria in 1938 Germany dismembers Czechoslovakia in 1938 Spanish Civil War Prelude to Second World War Fascists vs. Sots Allies did nothing Spanish Civil War Guernica War Leaders The Allies – The United States: • President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (later succeeded by Harry Truman) – Great Britain • Prime Minister Winston Churchill – The Soviet Union • Premier Josef Stalin The Allies War Leaders The Axis – Germany • Adolf Hitler – Italy • Benito Mussolini – Japan • General Hideki Tojo The Axis The War in Europe...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course HIST 5 taught by Professor Dinoe.buenviaje during the Fall '08 term at Riverside Community College.

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