Effects of World War II on Germany: Timeline

  How the war was going for Germany’s army How the war affected Germans at home in Germany 1939 ·         Hitler was in control of much of western and eastern Europe. o   High morale. ·         Many people still remembered the horrors of the First World War. ·         Food and clothe rationing was introduced. ·         Luxury…

Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, and France fall to Hitler and Germany

Timeline… April 9, 1940 – Nazis invaded Denmark and Norway. May 10, 1940 – Nazis invaded France and Belgium. May 15, 1940 – Holland surrendered to the Nazis. What You need to know Beforehand: Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway and Sweden) was economically important to Germany Germany relied on iron ore from Sweden (shipped through Norway) to…

Battle of Dieppe & Operation Rutter & Operation Jubilee

Location: French Port of Dieppe (northern coast of France) Date: August 19, 1942 Nations involved: USA, Britain, Canada vs. Germany Key Figures: British Chief of Combined Operations – Louis Mountbatten, Canadian Major-General J.H. Roberts, German General Field Marshal– Gerd von Rundstedt Objectives: Allies wanted to test amphibious techniques and gather data on coastal defenses and…

Battle of Stalingrad: Strategy, Events, People

Location: Stalingrad, Southwestern Russia Date: July 17th, 1942- February 2nd, 1943 Nations Involved: Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, and Croatia vs. Soviet Union Strategy Relevant to the Battle Operation Blue: The plan was to concentrate all available forces in the southern flank of the long front, destroy the front line Russian forces there, and then advance…

Nations in Upheaval: Europe: 1850-1914 (France, Germany, Britain)

The Rise of the Nation-State Political leaders driven to consolidate power By 1871 the process of consolidation and unification had created modern Germany and Italy, altering the balance of power The struggle between states for land and wealth occurred primarily outside Europe through imperialism The process of expanding a nation’s territory through the acquisition of…