World War ll

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Battle of Iwo Jima

The battle of Iwo Jima was a battle over the island of Iwa Jima which U.S. fought against Japan to get. The U.S. wanted Iwo Jima, because Iwo Jima is between Tokyo and the American base Marianas. The strategy of the Japaneses was to fight beneath ground, no survivors, and to kill at least ten Americans. The Americans started the battle with an enormous bombardment on the island, then sent 110,000 marines to start the land invasion. Americans had a hard time getting across the island, because they had tons of Japanese guns trained on them. Luckily, they were able to win the battle mostly using liquid gas, napalm, and hand grenades.After the battle,the 22,000 Japaneses on Iwo Jima perished and only 25,851 U.S. soldiers died.
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Bernard Law Montgomery

Bernard Law Montgomery was a skilled British military commander.He was born November 17,1887 in London, England the son of an Ulster Clergyman. He served with distinction during world l where he was recognized as a first-rate trainer of troops. During World War ll who helped Dwight D. Eisenhower with the invasion of Sicily. He also was victorious across northern France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and northern Germany, which led him to the surrendering of the German Northern armies. He was later made a knight of Garter and was created 1st viscount Montgomery of Alamein. He was a cautious, thorough strategist who popular with his troops.
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