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1

When was the invasion of France planned for

1944

2

When did Italy join the war?

1940

3

What would a front in Greece do for Britain?

Would draw German resource and open greater British influence in south-east Europe

4

When were British forces defeated in Greece?

1940-421

5

When was Egypt under threat?

1941

6

What differing opinions did USA and UK have about war in the Mediterranean?

CH wanted to pursue the med strategy
USA wanted rapid invasion of Northern France

7

When was Italy weakened?

1943

8

When was D-Day?

6th June 1944

9

When did Germany use civilian bombing in WW2?

1939 in Poland to create terror
1940 in Belgium and France

10

2 problems with the British bombing Germany?

bombing was shown to be ineffective and ethically objected

11

When did Uk bomb Germany?

1942

12

Why was Britain a junior partner in the Gran Alliance near the end of the war?

American and Russia both contributed greatly to war and America was dominating UK military strategy

13

What did Ch have to accept at Big Three meetings?

Poland was being handed back to Russia and British frontiers being moved west

14

2 policies where Britain contradicted themselves?

They had 'civilised values' yet bombed people
War was meant to preserve independence yet ISA was dominating them

15

3 social changes during WW2?

rest centres and meal services for people
national fire services
National assistance

16

3 measures put into place for reconstruction after war?

1942 Beveridge report - deal with poverty+unemployment
1944 Ministry of national insurance
1944 education act taking school fees away