WW-2

by JONAH

D-DAY

On June 6, 1944 over 160,000 allied troops raided a heavily guarded french coastline. More than 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft where used on D-Day. The allied troops won but more than 9,000 allied troops died. But their sacrifice allowed more than 100,000 allied troops to keep on fighting the Nazis.

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"Home | D-Day | June 6, 1944 | The United States Army." Home | D-Day | June 6, 1944 | The United States Army. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.


"Home | D-Day | June 6, 1944 | The United States Army." Home | D-Day | June 6, 1944 | The United States Army. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.

PEARL HARBOR

On Sunday December 7, 1941 Hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked pearl harbor. It lasted only two hours but the Japanese destroyed nearly 20 American naval vessels, more than 300 airplanes, killed over 2,000 Americans, and wounded over 1,000. The day after the attack president Franklin D. Roosevelt asked congress to declare war on Japan. The Japanese, Italy, and Germany declared war on the U.S.