VA.US 11b

By: Stone Gilmore

Allied Plan

The US. along with the rest of the Allies had the plan to "Defeat Hitler First." Most of Americans forces were station in Europe. In the Pacific the Allied came up with the strategy called "Island Hopping." Then they used the islands as bases for airstrikes.

Axis Strategy

Germany want to defeat the Soviet Union in order to gain control of their oil fields. Then they wanted to force Britain out of the war through a bombing campaign. Then after pearl harbor Japan invaded Philippines and Indonesia. Then Japan had plans to invaded Hawaii and Australia.

Major Battles

Europe: D-Day

The US forces were under command of General Eisenhower. They had landed in France to take it back from the Germans.
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