Ending%20the%20War

Ending%20the%20War - China J apan in retreat Potsdam...

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WORLD WAR II Unconditional Surrender
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Europe Battle of the Bulge Ardennes Offensive Luftwaffe/Army broken Russian Offensives Ukraine, Poland, Hungary Gothic Line German Defensive line in Italy February 1945 Allied forces enter Germany Soviets invade Pomerania
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V-E Day April 1945 Soviets take Berlin Allies advance in Italy Mussolini killed, Italy surrenders Hitler commits suicide German forces begin surrendering May 8 – unconditional surrender of all German forces
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Potsdam Conference The 4 D’s Demilitarization Denazification Democratization Decentralization Division of Germany Reversal of German annexations 25% reduction in size Expulsion of Germans outside of new borders
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Pacific Vietnam Divided in half Australia New Guinea and Borneo
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Unformatted text preview: China J apan in retreat Potsdam Declaration prompt & utter destruction USS Indianapolis Manhattan Project Fears of Nazi nuclear power Began in 1939 J . Robert Oppenheimer 3 Primary locations Hanford Site Oak Ridge, TN Los Alamos Developed 1 st Nuclear Weapons V-J Day August 6 Little Boy dropped on Hiroshima August 9 Fat Man dropped on Nagasaki August 15 J apan surrenders Signed on Sept 2. Hiroshima Nagasaki Cost of War West vs. Soviet Iron Curtain United Nations Economic Recovery Italy, China, Britain took longer Nuremburg Trials 4 main charges Loss of Life 72 million dead Crimes Against Humanity vs. War Crimes...
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