Battles By Jennifer Chavez

D-Day (June 6, 1944)

D-Day was one of the largest military assaults in history ( it required lots of planning).

Eisenhower had chose June 5,1944 as the date for the invasion. But bad weather on the days leading up to the operation delayed the invasion for 24 hours.

D-Day was the largest naval, air, and land operation in history.

This battle was the most significant victory for the Western Allies. This invasion finally allowed Allies to defeat Germany.

This battle was significant to the Axis powers because they did not include the Japanese or Italians. They only included the Germans.

Stalingrad (Known as 'Rat War')

This war stopped the German advance into the Soviet Union. It marked the turning of the war in favor of the Allies.

Firefights took place in every ruin of the city. There were destroyed basements, houses, factories and staircases to even the sewers. This is why it was named the "Rat War".

Battle of Stalingrad was known for its Snipers. Zaytsev became the most feared snipers for the Germans.

The battle of Stalingrad was significant to the Allies because it supported an Allied Victory during WWII.

This battle was significant to the Axis powers because the Germans didn't win.

Baatan Death March

Filipino and American troops were forced to make a 65 mile march to prison camps. Many had died from starvation and disease.

The troops turned themselves over to the Japanese by raising white flags, T-shirts and other white articles they had to let them know they were finished with fighting.

The Japanese were flushed with foreign meddlers that they started showing them that they were the superior powers in Asia.

The Baatan Death March was significant to the Allies because thousands of Allied troops were trapped under the Japanese power and were then forced to surrender.

The Baatan Death March was significant to the Axis because the Japanese were in control of our allied troops.

Battle of Coral Sea

The first air sea battle in history. The battle left the Japanese without enough planes to cover the ground attack of Port Moresby.

Japanese aircraft sank the US carrier Lexington and had damaged the carrier of Yorktown.

Battle of Coral Sea was the first naval battle in which opposing forces fought with carrier aircraft.

The battle of Coral Sea was significant to the Allies because for the first time they had stopped the Japanese in advance. It was an important turning point.

This battle was significant to the Axis because they sank the US carrier and fought with carrier aircraft.

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