Normandy but they set an fake army
for Calais to trick them.
War in Europe Part III
True Second Front - (June 1944)
Allies move towards Paris and now
Patton was rehired to lead.
No one wanted to start a fight there
because there were mountains, cold
Bloodiest wars were because of
Conflicts in the Middle East
The first Jews move into Palestine with Moses over 3,000 years ago
Following Moses was the reign of numerous Jewish kings
This was followed by other outside empires
Jews were not able t
The communist party was
really closed. The people
were puppets just told what
to do without asking why.
Collapse of the Soviet Union
That the government wouldnt
completely control the
bussinesses so the people
have alittle of democracy.
Cold war lasted for 50 years.
Never came to a shooting war
many people died.
Korea was the test of the cold war
The Cold War Thaws
Stalin dies in 1953
Replaced by Nikita Kruschev
Replaced by Nikita Kruschev
world war 2 hero, hardcore
World War II in the Pacific - Part II
Gen. Douglas MacArthurs strategy
Find a series of islands to invade in order to move closer to
want to get over the war as soon
as you can.
Bypass Japanese strongholds
Russian Revolution Cornell
Russia is behind the rest of Europe in industrializing and modernization
There is still serfdom (peasants) tied to the land held by rich land owners
Alexander II is assasinated
because he wanted to give land to
China attacks Vietnam everytime
they have a new dynasty. Then
France controlled Vietnam. Later
on Japan controls VIetnam.
Vietnam - The Early Period
Vietnam has had a long history of occupation
China (next door neighbor)
Ho Chi Minh was on the
War in Europe Part II
We left off at the Battle of Britain
Failed because he made another
mistake he started bombing cities
other then factories.
With the failure to defeat/invade Britain
Hitler turns to Russia
Whats the problem?
1) The treaty that was si
President Kennedy inherited
Vietnam since the former president
sent advisers there.
Kennedy said he will suppport south
vietnam against the aggression of
Kennedy agrees to replace Diem
since Diem was a dictator and was
cruel against buddism
We left off with the Balfour Declaration
The halocaust ->
The halocaust made everyone
feel sorry for the jews since they
had to move to other places then
soon they were a target for
Jerusalem is a important city
because its based on religion.
Japan Strikes in the Pacific - Part I
From Japans Point of View: Why attack?
Japan attacked China first and then
went into an all out war.
Japan either buys or steals fuel. BUt
no one is willing to sell fuel to Japan.
Japan decided to attack all of t
Germany becomes a model for
As with Germany following WWII, Korea becomes a divided nation
South Korea was under control
of south and north korea was
controlled by Russia.
Border set at the 38th parallel
In 1949 the U.S. and Russia leave
India stayed loyal and
supported britain in WWII
hoping for independance.
India helped by sending
troops and they have 10x
of the population of
World war 2 showed that
the colonials can beat the
colonial powers. So they
believed in being
Autocratic means when the government
has ompelte control.
Fascist Leaders Become Dictators
In communism, the government would
set up goals like the New economic
POlicy and five-year plans.
(autocratic, nationalistic policies)
They prepared this during the
war once they knew they were
going to win.
They created United Nations.
Like the league of nations in
WWI. But this time U.S. joins
U.S. vs. U.S.S.R. (China?)
Yalta - U.S., Britain, & Russia plan post war Europe (Year
Americans bombed at day
germans bombed at night.
The Devastation of Europe & Japan
The Human cost:
40,000,000 Europeans died
6,000,000 Jews (holocaust)
65,000 London civilians
Warsaws population goes from 1.3 million to 153,000 (90%)
The Geographic c
Blitzkrieg (lightning war) literally
Hitlers Blitzkrieg Strategy
1) Air power pounds troops in front of assault
meant to scare the frontline
Hitler uses tanks to make it the
center. HItler makes his enemies
He forces civil