United States WWII

United States WWII - United States WWII - Isolation from...

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United States WWII - Isolation from conflicts that did not concern them - Increased sense of disillusionment WWI did not do what it was supposed to do - President Roosevelt 3 rd term Battle of Britain 1940-41 - Nazi’s bomb military targets and London - Increased intrest in the war for Americans - Majority don’t want to but still sympathetic - Pearl Harbor December 7 th 1941 direct attack on American soil - Congress declares war almost immediately - Join the coalition of the willing…four nations ready to roll son. - Germany and Italy declare war on the US - Axis : Germany Italy Japan Allies : Britain, Soviet Union, US War In Europe - North Africa invasion by US to kick out Italians and set up invasion from the south - Mussolini is defeated and executed Italy joins Allies - Germany invasion of Soviet Union vast expansion and depopulate areas - Systematic execution of civilians Invasion of Normandy June 6 th 1944 (D-Day) - Northern France occupied by Nazi’s - Major casualties lost on both sides
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