Victory in Europe and the Pacific (15.3)

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  • The Allies Plan Germany's Defeat

    The Allies Plan Germany's Defeat
    Throughout 1943, Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill decide whether or not they want to open another front in France. Their first face-to-face meeting took place in November of 1943
  • D-Day

    The day the Allied Powers attack Germany in force. Over 11,000 planes lead the way while they tried to destroy German co,unication and transportation
  • Battle of the Buldge

    A counterattack in which Germany almost succeeded. They took back multiple key towns and it had caught the Allies by surprise. However it was all changed once the skies cleared and the US took the victory back.
  • Americans utilize Island-Hopping

    As Americans made their way to Japan, they took over islands that were under Japanese control. The Japanese resorted to a tactic of kamikaze, where pilots would purposely crash into American ships.
  • Manhattan Project becomes highest priority

    In 1942, FDR gave the highest national priority to atomic development.
  • Mussolini Captured and Killed

    In April of 1945, Mussolini attempted to flea to Switzerland, but was captured and executed.
  • First Testing of Atomic Bomb

    Midway through 1945, in Alamogordo, New Mexico, the first Atomic bomb was tested.
  • Truman Make a Decision

    Harry Truman made his decision on whether or not to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Truman Makes His Decision

    The debate of dropping an atomic bomb was left on the shoulders of Harry Truman. His decision was made in early August of 1954
  • Hiroshima is bombed

    Hiroshima is bombed
    After Truman made his decision, Hiroshima, Japan was bombed.
  • Nagasaki is Bombed

    After the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, three days later, a bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.
  • Russia Declares War

    On the same day that the U.S. bombed Nagasaki, Russia declared war on Japan and invaded Manchuria.
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    Victory in Europe and the Pacific