Chapter 11 Section 2 Notes (Pg 541-Pg 550)
Germany and The Soviet Union decided to divide the land of Poland.
Hitler resumed the attack against Denmark and Norway.
Germany launched an attack on the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
The French signed an armistice were German armies now occupied about 3/5 of France.
The German air force launched a major offensive. Germans planned to bomb British air an naval base.
Hitler's attack towards the Soviet Union was delayed because of problems in the Balkans.
Hitler invaded the Soviet Union believing it could be decisively defeated before the brutal winter weather set in.
A Soviet army came as an ominous ending to the year for the Germans.
Japanese aircraft attacked the U.S naval base at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian Islands.
By Spring of 1942 almost all of the Southeast Asia and much of the western Pacific had fallen into Japanese hands.
The Allies agreed to fight until the Axis Powers such as Germany, Italy, and Japan surrendered unconditionally.
Germans might still prevail on the battlefield.
The war turned against the Germans.
German and Italian troops invade French North Africa and made them surrender.
Allies forces in Asia gathered for two major operations.
American Naval forces stopped the Japanese advance and saved Australia,
The tied of battle had turned against Germany, Italy, and Japan and later on Axis forces surrendered