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on 1944 in Washington, D.C. 39 countries met to discuss the new organiztion dennis-
President Roosevelt thought that a new international political oraganization could prevent another world war.--Dennis-
To help the b-29s hit their targets ,general Curtis LeMay ordered them to drop bombs filled with napalm, a kind of jellied gasoline. christian Robles
The Tokyo firebombing killed over 80,000 people and destroyed more than 250,000 buildings. Christian Robles
During occupied times these areas awere controlled by powers that fought eachother over years.
Despite feeling overwhelmed, Truman began at once to make decisions about the war.Samantha Arpallan
Although Germany surrendered a few weeks later , the war with Japan continued intensify, and Truman was forced to make some difficult decisions during his fist six months in office. Samantha Arpallan
In 1943 the allies declared they would punish the Nazis for their crimes after the war. Meanwhile, Roosevelt was convinced that the best way to put an end to the concentration camps was to destroy the Nazi regime.to do that he believed the Alies had to dedicate their resources to breaking out of Normandy, liberating France, and conquering Germany.
Even after the holocast several Germans and Japanese leaders involved in these crucial war crimes had not been penalized until summer of 1945. Allowing the (IMT) International Military Tribunal, to try the German leaders of ther commited war crimes.
Admiral William Leahy,Chairman of the joint cheifs of staff,opposed using the bomb because it killed civilians indiscriminately.Rosa
By the time the battle of Bulge ended, the soviets had driven Hitler's forces out of Russia and back across Poland. Abram Garcia
The delegates at the conference agreed that the UN would have a a general Assembly, where every member nation in the world would have one vote
Above the city flew 80 B-29 superfortress bombers that had traveled over 1,500 miles from new american bases in the Marina Islands.-juan
By the end of June 1945, Japans six most important industrial cities had been firebombed. Christian Robles
Military and civilian deaths were rising in the war between axis and allied powers. The USSR had 11,000,000 military deaths and 6,700,000 civilian deaths.
General Curtis LeMay, commander of the B-29s based in the Marianas, dicided to change strategy. Christian Robles
The Battle of hedgegrows ended in on Juy 25,1944, when 2,500 American bombers managed to blow a hole in the German lines, enabling American tanks to race through the gap.
secretary of war (Henry Stimson) wanted to warn the japanese but and secretary of state james brynes wanted to drop the bomb without any warning.Rosa
on August 6,1945,a b-29 bomber named the Enola Gay code-name "little boy" dropped an atomic bomb in hiroshima an important industrial city.Rosa
With the follow up on the punishments given to the German Leaders, three were acquitted, seven were given prison sentences, and another twelve were sentenced to death by hanging. Although trials continued for lower class German officials until April of 1949, sentencing an execution of 24 more German officers and inprisonment for another one-hundred and sevn other officials.
On April 25, 1945, representives from 50 countries came to San Francisco to officialy organize the united nations and design its charter, or constitution.
Well before the war ended, President Theodore Roosevelt and other Allied leaders were aware that the Nazis were commiting atrocities.
As well as there being a IMT trial over German officials, there was a court date held in Tokyo, Japan for Japanese leaders also. Eighteen Japanese officers were given sentenced prison time, while the rest were sentenced to death by hanging. Also they feared that any attempt to put the Japanese emperor on trial would lead to an uprising by the Japanese people.
the bomb destroyed 76,000 buildings and 63 percent of the city.and on august 9, the soviet union declared war on japan and on august 15 japan surrendered making this V-J day .Rosa
president Roosevelt had begun to think about what the world would be like after the war.
On Feburary 19, 1945, 60,00 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima.-juan
On May 7, 1945, Germany surrended unconditionally. The next day May 8, 1945 was proclaimed V-E day, For vitctory in Eroupe. Abram Garcia
As the allies broke out of Normandy, the French Resistence- a group of French civilians who had secretly organized to resist the German occupation of their country. When the allied forces liberated Paris on August 25, they found the streets filled with French citizens celebrating their victory.- Miguel
President Roosevelt had began to think about what the world would be liek after the war.
The Erupoe are mainly controlled bythe Gernans from the 1939 to 1945, and also there was areas that were neutral.
By the time the battle of Bulge wa ending the soviet had drivven hitlers forces out of russia out of russia back across poland.
On November 24, 1944, bombs fell on Tokyo for the first time since the 1942 Doolittle raid-juan
President Roosevelt did not live to see the defeat of Germany he died on April 12, 1945 of a stroke.samantha arpallan
President Harry S. Truman became president during this difficult time.Samantha Arpallan
Nearly 23,000 paratroppers were dropped inland, east and west of the beaches.
Nearly 7,000 ships carrying more than 100,000 set sail for the coast of normandy on June 6, 1944.
Over having many casualties and sruving the battle the invasion succedd it was another turning point in the war for allies.
admiral Nimitz decided to invade three of the Mariana islands: Saipan, Tinian,and Guam.ROSA
A few hours after the invasion began, MacArthur headed to the beach. Upon reaching the shore, he stode to a radio and spoke into the microphone: "People of the Philippines, I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil." -rafael
On September 8, 1943 the Italian government publicly announced Italy's surrender.Stunned by the surrender, Hitler was not about to lost Italy to the Allies so he sent German troops to take action.-Miguel
although the Japanese ,the marines captured kwajalein and nearby Eniwetok with far casualties.Rosa
It took Allies five months to break through the German lines at cassino and Anzio. in late 1944 the Germans were forced to retreat. Fighting in Italy continued until May 2,1945. the Italian campaign was one of the bloodiest and had 300,000 casualties.-Miguel
The Casablanca Conference was a meeting for Casablanca and Morocco to meet the prime minister. At this conference they came to the conclusion to set up the bombing of Germany. - Abram Garcia
The president had to choose the commander for Operation Overload , code name for the planned invasion . _ Toni Ma'ree .
when the Allies landed in France they had total control of the air, ensuring that their troops would not be bombed. -dennis-
American military planners wanted to use the Marianas as a base for a new heavy bomber,the b-29 could fly farther than any other plane in the world. Rosa
The president selected General Eisenhower to command the invasion . - Toni Ma'ree .
The allies were bombing on Germany before the Casablanca Conference. -Dennis-
Allies chose to land on Anzio, behind German lines, where they hoped to the maneuver would force the Germans to retreat. Instead of retreating the Germans surrounded the Allied troops.-Miguel
Roosevelt headed to Egypt , where he and Churchill continued to plan the invasion of France . _ Toni Ma'ree .