World War II and the Grand Alliance

World War II and the Grand Alliance

World War II and the Grand Alliance World War II: UK, US, and USSR Britain declared war on Germany Sept. 3 1939 Operation Barbarossa June 22 1941 US declared war on Japan Dec. 8 1941 As the three main countries fighting the Axis powers, what do they have in common? Despite being on the same side of the war, where did disagreement/tension start to show in relation to the war? Things to consider . . . Through Lend-Lease, the US provided $31 billion in aid to Britain and $11 billion to the Soviet

Union. 2015 equivalent: $450 billion and $160 billion US and UK launched propaganda campaigns to help improve public opinion of the Soviet Union Uncle Joe Although all three were at war in 1942, the Soviet Union was holding down the only front in continental Europe. Atlantic CharterAugust 1941 Roosevelt and Churchill meet at sea of the coast of Newfoundland.

Agree to oppose all postwar territorial changes that violated the wishes of the population concerned support democratically elected governments in regions emancipated from German rule Favor creating international peacekeeping organization to supplant League of Nations What would USSR think? Churchill

Declining power Fighting longest Balance of power Preserve empire Eliminate German dominance Pragmatic Roosevelt (Truman) Stalin

Smaller losses B/c of losses deserved comp. in Primarily in Pacific E. Europe (Poland More ideological and buffer frontier) goals End to Auth. Regimes Eliminate German dominance blamed for war Keep US/USSR in war Security against antagonistic

against Japan powers in West Idealist Conferences CasablancaJanuary 1943 Cairo and TeheranNovember 1943 YaltaFebruary 1945 PotsdamAugust 1945

CasablancaJanuary 1943 Roosevelt and Churchill Stalin declined b/c Stalingrad, Free French present but minimal role and not in military planning Objective: coordinate their policies Tactical procedure, allocation of resources, diplomacy Advancement of the idea of unconditional surrender to bring about the destruction of the philosophies in those countries which are based on conquest and subjugation of other people. Roosevelt Logical progression of Atlantic Charter

Why meet in Casablanca? CairoNovember 22-26 1943 Churchill, Roosevelt, Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai-shek) Objective: boost sagging Chinese morale with continued financial and military support for the nationalists. Discuss war with Japan and future of Asia. Four Policemenidea that there would be a dominant power in each main region that would be responsible for keeping the peace in that area. China would fill the vacuum after defeat of Japan. Roosevelt and Jiang shared ideas about China

overseeing decolonization and facilitate the onset of a trusteeship system in Asia. Roosevelt did not want Indo-China to go back to France. Not supported by UK and eventually dropped. Cairo Declaration Continue the war against Japan Insist upon unconditional surrender Remove Japan from lands it conquered Restore Japan to its 1894 frontiers (pre Sino-Japanese war) Agree to no Allied acquisition of land on mainland Asia or in Pacific Islands

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • MALVINO Electronic PRINCIPLES SIXTH EDITION AC Models Chapter

    MALVINO Electronic PRINCIPLES SIXTH EDITION AC Models Chapter

    MALVINO Electronic PRINCIPLES SIXTH EDITION Amplifier analysis Perform a complete dc analysis Short all coupling and bypass capacitors Visualize all dc supply voltages as ac grounds Replace the transistor by its p or T model Draw the ac equivalent circuit...
  • Healthful Food/Beverage Stocking Levels for Small Retail Food ...

    Healthful Food/Beverage Stocking Levels for Small Retail Food ...

    This definition includes stores that sell a range of merchandise, including foods and beverages as well as other products, such as dollar stores and retail pharmacies. ... Varieties of staple products include but are not limited to whole grain bread,...
  • Health Equity

    Health Equity

    Health Equity. Health disparity is different health outcomes among groups of people. In public health we are interested in the root cause of health disparities related to the social/economic environment. DOH is adopting the CDC definition of health equity.
  • Case Study #1 - Lakehead University

    Case Study #1 - Lakehead University

    Case Study #1 Bruce Monkman #0310446 Loriana Costanzo #0308293 Carlos Leon-Carlyle #0317752 Mike Bois #0308171 Table Of Contents Description of case study Brief description of joint limitations based on structure and shape Brief description of muscles involved Assessment contraindications and...
  • Photo Researchers / Photo Researchers / Universal Images

    Photo Researchers / Photo Researchers / Universal Images

    Tom Kelley Archive / Retrofile Creative / Getty Images / Universal Images Group Rights Managed/ For Education Use Only. Fiona Hanson / PA Archive / Press Association Images / Universal Images Group / Rights Managed / For Education Use Only.
  • The Role of the CWL Executive

    The Role of the CWL Executive

    The Role of the executiveThe Catholic Women's League of Canada ... Every member must be clear in purpose and excited about belonging. Together we can celebrate our achievements for God and Canada. ... Pulpit speeches. Being a visible and effective...
  • Clara et Adrien Luck - UvA

    Clara et Adrien Luck - UvA

    Quantum measurement Quantum decoherence and dephasing Mesoscopic and nanomechanical systems Classical molecular motors, ratchet systems and rectified motion Quantum Brownian motion Quantum motors Relevant experiments from the nano- to the macro-scale New results for thermodynamics of small Q-systems: -violation of...
  • Valuation 5e - Chapter 2 - Finance Department

    Valuation 5e - Chapter 2 - Finance Department

    Source: Boeing Company annual report, 2008. Boeing's balance sheet reports what appears to be an operating line item, but it is actually a mixture of operating, nonoperating, and financing! LAN-ZWB887-20050615-13686-ZWB