WWII Investigation

Alexandra Zip

Family History

My Great - Great-grandfather fought in WWI and survived.

My Great - grandfather Crenshaw fought in WWII and survived

My Great grandmother Crenshaw's brother James Harvey Even Jr. Fought in WWII as a pilot, he sadly did not survive. - I have pictures of him in his uniform, and with his buddies in the war, and also a picture of his plane.

My Grandfather Zip's brother Bud fought in WWII and survived.

My Grandfather Zip's brother John fought in WWII, and he sadly did not survive.

My Great grandfather Gomer fought in WWII and survived.

1. After-effects of World War I and the Treaty of Versailles

2. Timeline

1921 - Is when Hitler became the leader of the german Nazi Party.

1925 - Mein Kampf means "My Struggle" in german.

1933 - Hitler's Book became popular after he became Chancellor of Germany

1933 - Nazis burned books by Freud, Einstein, Thomas Mann, Jack London, and H.G. Wells.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7b4YjkiAWeSYkJvN3d4aVhwRk0/view?usp=sharing - The Timeline

Which country had the most fatalities?

Well that is a good question.

The USSR had the most deaths overall. With 20,600,000 people.

But Poland lost most people in there country. Losing 17.2% of people in Poland.

3. Japanese Camps

  1. What is Korematsu v. United States (1944) and why is it important? Korematsu v. United States is when the U.S. made Japanese move out of there homes. So so people did not like that and there was a trial. It is important because it shows a time when the U.S. was not being right, and that people fought for their home, and rights.

4. Book Burning

5. Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Important dates: Washington, D.C., August 5, 2005 when sixty years ago the U.S. dropped a huge bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

September 30th, 1944, research was done on bomb that the U.S. was about to drop. The results came that the bomb could go very much wrong and get rid of almost all of Japan.

August 3rd, 1945, There were weather delays, on the bombing.

6. Navajo Code Talkers

Who came up with the Navajo Code? The Marines did come up with it.

Why? So that other countries could not steal their plans.

Why were the Navajo Code Talkers called heroes?

Well there were heroes because the code saved the U.S. by the other countries not being cracking the code. So the people who would speak Navajo were heroes.

7. Camp Locations

The biggest camps are at






Belzec in Europe.

8. People Categories

9. D- day

What is D- day and why is it called D- day?

10. Iwo Jima/Okinawa Hiroshima and Nagasaki

In 1941 on December 11th, Germany declares war on America. Because of Japan bombing Pearl Harbor, and Germany wanting to take over, and because Japan and Germany had a pack. Germany declared war on the U.S. But of course America was way strong than they thought, as that is when Germany lost the war. When they declared war on America.

11. How did racism and intolerance contributed to World War II? Give examples of this

Racism was a key aspect of World War II. Racism was a huge factor within in the Axis alliance. World War II as by Adolf Hitler was a racist war. Because Hitler clearly had a great conflict against Jews. The example of this was Hitler killing over 6 million Jewish people.