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World War II Important Events:

By: Diego Larranaga Moran

Class: English
Grade: 8-2
Date: 5/16/2013
Teacher: Kelly Procter

Events:

* 1.Hiroshima and Nagasaki

* 2.D-Day

* 3.The Holocaust

* 4.Attack on Pearl harbor

Hiroshima and Nagasaki
On August 6, 1945, the United States used a massive, atomic weapon against Hiroshima, Japan. This atomic bomb, the equivalent of 20,000 tons of TNT, flattened the city, killing tens of thousands of civilians. While Japan was still trying to comprehend this devastation three days later, the United States struck again, this time, on Nagasaki. Approximately 70,000 people died per explosion and then another 70,000 died after 5 years thanks the radiation After this attacks Japan saw their situation and decide to surrender D-Day

The Invasion of Normandy was the invasion and establishment of Allied forces in Normandy, France, during Operation Overlord in 1944 during World War II. At the time it was the largest amphibious invasion to ever take place. At the end of this invasion there were 209,000 deaths in total

The holocaust
The Holocaust was a tragic event in history. Approximately 11 million lives were lost because of cruel racial prejudice. During the first half of the 20th century, the Nazi party, led by Adolf Hitler, encouraged prejudice against Jews and other "undesirables" such as gypsies, homosexuals, the mentally ill, or physically disabled; those not of the "Aryan" race. The Nazis developed "The Final Solution", a plan to get rid of all the Jews. They decided the most efficient way of doing this was to set up camps to exterminate their existence so they would not pass on their genes and disrupt the Nazis' quest for the perfect race. The Nazis also set up ghettos, where Jews would live in the most horrible conditions. Jewish children soon could not go to schools with the other German children. Jewish businesses were forced to close; Jewish temples were burned and vandalized. Though the...
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