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Title: THE EVENTS LEADING TO WORLD WAR II


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THE EVENTS LEADING TO WORLD WAR II
  • Review packet page 6 and/or your map!

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RHINELAND/DEMILITARIZED ZONE
  • Hitler sent in troops (violated Versailles)
  • Policy of appeasement (giving in ) by the West
  • Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis formed

3
RHINELAND
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Spanish Civil War
  • Fascists vs. Communists

5
ANSCHLUSS
  • Hitler annexed Austria (violated Versailles)
  • Munich Conference Hitler given Sudentenland
    (appeasement)
  • Hitler took rest of Czechoslovakia

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Sudetenland
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NAZI-SOVIET PACT
  • Hitler/Stalin agree to not fight one another

8
INVASION OF POLAND- 1939
  • BRITAIN AND FRANCE DECLARED WAR
  • WORLD WAR 2 BEGAN

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Poland fell
10
World War II Early Events (1939-1941)
  • German strategy
  • Blitzkrieg- lightning war
  • Around the Maginot Line
  • France fell (Vichy, France) puppet state
  • Battle of Britain (the blitz) almost a year
  • British PM Churchill would not give up
  • The Germans in Africa- Rommel (Desert Fox)

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MAGINOT LINE
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ROMMEL
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Breaks pact with Stalin
  • Operation Barbarossa German plan to invade the
    Soviet Union
  • Seige of Leningrad 2 ½ years
  • General Winter
  • Germans pushed out of USSR

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LENINGRAD
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THE US ENTERED THE WAR
  • General Tojo Japanese Supremacy in the Pacific
  • Attacked Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941
  • A Day which will live in infamy
  • US entered the war as an ally President Franklin
    D. Roosevelt

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Pearl Harbor
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