WWII Continued

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WWII Continued

WWII continued

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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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