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Unformatted text preview: nts – North Africa – Southern Europe – Western Europe – Eastern Europe • September 1943: Italy surrenders – October 1943: Italy declared war on Germany The DDThe D-Tails of D-Day • Allied soldiers (U.S., Britain, & Canada) – United States provided most of the manpower – Overall command provided to U.S. General Dwight Dwight D. Eisenhower • Location French Normandy Location: – Sword, Juno, Gold, *Omaha, *Utah • Goal Liberation of France from German Goal: occupation “Operation Overlord”: D-Day “Operation DJune 6, 1944 The The War in the Pacific • 1940: Japan launches a series of new attacks in Southeast Asia – Access to strategic resources • 1941: December 7 – Attack on Pearl Harbor • Post-Pearl Harbor – American territories in Pacific topple to Japanese empire – American Response: Doolittle Raid over Tokyo (April 1942) Battles of Coral Sea and Midway • Spring 1942: • Battle of Coral Sea – U.S. halts Japanese advance toward Australia • Battle of Midway – Japanese seek a 2nd attack on Hawaii – Americans break Japanese code; reinforce Midway Island – Turning point of the war in the Pacific...
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