Unit Objectives: Between the Wars and WWII
... What accounted for the western democracies’ reactions to fascist aggression in the
Why did the Allies win the war?
What significant changes happened due to the outcome of the war?
In what way did the Cold War establish roots before the end of World War II?
... U.S. brought in to
war on Dec 7 1941 –
bombing of US port
___________ by Axis
Joined ________ Powers
includes helping protect
Britain from Nazi air
attacks & potential
Teacher`s Guide for COBBLESTONE: D-Day
... After students read this article, have them imagine they are an American soldiers landing
on the Normandy beaches. In a series of journal/diary entries (four or so) each student
should detail what is happening during the attack as well as his/her reactions to the events
(all while imagining that he/ ...
17.2 Notes - Cloudfront.net
... In August 1941, he met secretly with British Prime
Minister Winston Churchill to create the Atlantic
Charter. Its goal was to destroy the Nazi reign.
Battles of WWII 1. Annexation of Austria 1938 (Anchluss) Hitler sent
... Polish forces. Britain and France who promised to protect Poland give
Hitler till September 3 1939 to leave. He does not. WWII begins
6. Phoney war; countries were officially at war yet there was no fighting as
both sides entered a period of heavy armament
7. April 1940 Germany invades Denmark and N ...
War back on the European Continent
... Hitler halts Panzers to finish
attack with Air force – air force s is
ground 3 day due to weather
For 9 days troops are ferried out
1/3 of a million men are
Radar not destroyed
The German air force (Luftwaffe) are
attacking the entire English coast to destroy Attacks mo ...
The Axis Advances
... 5 Phases – Battle of Britain
1) Channel battle – feel it out, attack ships
2) Operation Eagle – huge attack on radars, Hitler
believed it would break Britain
3) Attack on airfields – Britain now under pressure
and forced to respond
4) Battle of London – bombing pounded London
but saved Britain; the ...
World War II - Europe
... transferred 50 old-model, four-funnel destroyers
left over from WWI, in return for U.S. military
rights to eight valuable defensive base sites
... British vessels
troops to safety.
The Global conflict Axis Advances
... stood alone against Hitler.
The arsenal of democracy- In early 1941, FDR
convinced Congress to pass the Lend Lease
Act. It allowed him to sell or lend war materials
to “any country whose defense the President
deems vital to the defense of the United States.”
The United States, said Roosevelt, would ...
World War II European Theater
... September 1, 1939
Hitler invades Poland.
On hand 98 divisions,
1.5 million available for
action. Had also 9
Panzer divisions. Each
one had 328 tanks, 8
support battalions and
6 artillery batteries.
... Germany as the only contenders for control of Europe.
Nazi Germany would thus hasten plans to weaken the
United Kingdom and take control of the British Isles.
This plan was known as Operation Sea Lion.
In this plan, the Luftwaffe would attack Britain. After the
Luftwaffe weakened British defences, G ...
Assignment #4: WWII Timeline
... Assignment #3: Military Aspects of WWII
1. On the back of your slide, take notes from textbook
about your assigned battle or location of battles.
2. Be ready to discuss and plan a SHORT (two minute)
presentation with three other people about each battle
in the war for a WWII battle timeline.
3. As p ...
... Between 4th & 20th July, Hitler committed over 900,000 soldiers, 10,000 artillery guns, 2,700
tanks and 2,000 aircraft, hoping to counteract the Soviet offense that was pushing gradually
westwards from 1943 on. It failed to surround the Soviet tanks and infantry which
numbered 1.3 million soldiers, ...
... 18. Canadian forces joined British forces in the defense of Hong Kong. This operation
could best be described as a
The European Theatre Battles of WWII
... Operation Barbarossa
Battle of Moscow
• With the Germans’ successes in the north
and south, Hitler assumed that Stalin’s
regime was on the verge of collapse
• He authorized an advance on Moscow
before the onset of winter
• Already however the Germans were
suffering from serious supply shortages
• B ...
World War II Timeline Activity Directions: You are going to take the
... Directions: You are going to take the events, dates, and pictures that are provided for you and
place them onto a World War II timeline. There are 15 Events, 15 Dates, and 15 Pictures to be
place in chronological order for World War II to complete your timeline. Make sure your
timeline has a title, ...
Operation Green (Ireland)
Operation Green (German: Unternehmen Grün) often also referred to as Case Green (Fall Grün) or Plan Green (Plan Grün), was a full-scale operations plan for a German invasion of Ireland in support of Operation Sea Lion (Unternehmen Seelöwe). Despite its detailed nature, Green is thought to have been designed only as a credible threat, a feint, not an actual operation. Plan W, a planned occupation of all of the state by British forces, was drafted by the British military in secret liaison with the Irish government to counteract any German invasion.German interest in Green and Operation Sea Lion must always be understood in the context of their overall strategic plan. That, first and foremost, was Operation Barbarossa, the invasion and destruction of the Soviet Union. They had little interest in tying up military resources in England or France, other than doing what was necessary to prevent the British and French from interfering with the invasion of the Soviet Union. During Britain's darkest hour, the Germans were, in fact, secretly marshalling most of their resources to attack their ally in the occupation of Poland: the Soviet Union.Implementation of Green was the responsibility of General der Flieger Leonhard Kaupisch, commander of the German Fourth and Seventh Army Corps, Army Group B. The originator of the idea for Green is thought to be newly promoted Field Marshal Fedor von Bock, Army Group B. Bock had operational command for the western flank under Operation Sea Lion. Once collated, thirty-two copies of Green were distributed as ""Top Secret"" on 8 August 1940 to the German High Command; a number of copies survived World War II.