Second world war: summary

riassunto in inglese dello svolgimento della Seconda guerra mondiale. Second world war summary (2 pagine formato pdf)

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Inglese: Before the beginning of the Second World War (1st September 1938 – 2nd September 1945), the situation of the countries around the world was: in Germany Hitler’s Nazi were ruling the country, in Britain they were celebrating King George VI and in the Soviet Union the country was under Stalin’s control.

Hitler wanted to invade Poland but to prevent a Soviet intervention he made a secret deal with Stalin (Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact). Germany conquered Poland in 1939 and the army destroyed his capital, Warsaw.
After that, Hitler started to make plans to invade France in 1939 and conquered in 1940. The Battle of Britain started in 1940, the Luftwaffe (was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht, armed forces of Germany from 1935 to 1946) began to bomb London, but fortunately to the Spitfire (caccia britannico) of the Royal Air Force (RAF), the Nazis had to postpone their invasion to Great Britain.

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Because of that, Hitler decided to break the deal with Stalin and he planned an invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 called Operation Barbarossa. Lots of Soviet soldiers were captured, Germany was leading the war. On 7th December 1941, Japan made a surprise attack against the American’s naval base at Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), because of that the USA decided to enter the war to get revenge over Japan. Japanese people living in USA were kept in concentration camps. Americans were bringing weapons to Britain across the Atlantic, but they had to pay attention to U-Boats, the German submarines. In 1943 the Battle of the Atlantic was won by the Americans.

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After Germany conquered part of the Soviet Union, in 1941, the Russian people were persecuted and they were killed if they were found after the curfew (coprifuoco). The Jews were obligated to have a sign of recognition: the star of David and they were deported to the death camps. The German’s armed forces took his first defeat in 1942 during the Battle of Stalingrad and the Russian tanks (carri armati) were pushing the Germans outside the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). The Royal Air Force bombarded the German city of Hamburg between July and August 1943, the city was destroyed completely. Americans started their invasion throughout the Pacific for reaching Japan soil.

Second World War: summary


In Europe, the Operation Overlord was going on: by the end of the day, the Allies had landed in Normandy shores. After that, the allied forces were going through Normandy, securing city after city and liberating France from German occupation. On 25th August 1944, the Allies arrived in Paris, welcomed like heroes and celebrated Charles De Gaulle, general of the French army.

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