WWII section 3

  1. Erwin Rommel
    commander of the Germand tank corps.
  2. Erwin Rommel
    known as the "Desert Fox"
  3. Erwin Rommel
    supreme commander to prevent the invasion of fortress europe
  4. Bernard Montgomery
    commander of British tank corps.
  5. George Patton
    commander of American tank corps.
  6. George Patton
    known as "Blood and Guts"
  7. Battle of El Amamein
    turning point of the war in Africa
  8. Devil's Garden
    Here, an estimated 3 million land mines were laid before battle, most of which remain there today
  9. D-Day
    date of the invasion of Fortress Europe
  10. Overlord
    codename of the invasion of fortress europe
  11. Normandy
    area in France where the invasion landed
  12. Dwight Eisenhower
    supreme commander of all allied forces for the invasion of fortress europe
  13. Dwight Eisenhower
    known as "Ike", He called the invasion of Europe: Agreat crusade in which "we will accept nothing less than full victory"
  14. The "Bismarck"
    the pride of the German Navy is attacked by 6 British ships and sank the mighty Bismarck
  15. The "Reuben James"
    first american ship sunk by a German U-Boat
  16. Wolf Pack
    small groups of German Submarines
  17. The Indianapolis
    USS Battleship that carried the Atom Bomb to an island near Japan. The ship was torpedoed days later, the survivors went into the water. Sharks feasted on suvivors
  18. The Indianapolis
    1196 people went into water, 316 came out. Sharks got most of them
  19. Battle of Bulge
    German last do or die plan to end WWII
  20. V-E Day
    victory in Europe
  21. Dolittle Raid
    this told the Japanese that we could bomb them whenever we wanted-and we will be back to finish the job
  22. Internment Camps
    relocation centers for our Japanese-American citizens
  23. MacArthur
    supreme commander of all allied forces in the Pacific, he told the people of Philippines, "I shall return"
  24. Bataan March of Death
    60 miles, 6 day march w/ no food or drink killing 18000 POW's-mostly americans
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WWII section 3
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