WWII Continued(3 pages)
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- Texas A&M University
- Hist 106 - History Of The U S
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HIST 106 1nd Edition Lecture 17 Outline of Last Lecture I. Holocaust Survivor Speech Outline of Current Lecture I. WWII continued Current Lecture US does not enter the war until 1941 but is losing 111 ships a month US is supplying the British because they know if they want to enter the war they will enter through England US is getting closer to war o Selective Service Act by President Wilson o Organizing allies o Not selling aluminum anymore Germans vs. Russia (1942-1944) o Major battle of the war o Big portion of German troops are lost in this battle (96%) o Germans siege Leningrad for 900 days o Made it to within 10 miles of Moscow o US stops the Germans from going South b/c of oilfields Japanese attack US at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii o Jap declares war on US o US turns against Japanese minority on the West coast (120,000 people) Germany declares war on US Dec. 11 OPA: regulates prices so that stores don’t overcharge War Production Board: allocates raw materials (who get steel first?) National War Labor Board: settles disputes because can’t have strikes during war Office of War Information: decides what info public can have Office of Censorship: decides what info public can’t have Office of Strategic Services: spies 1. US need to figure out where the Japanese are heading o Australia These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.
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