Flashcards in 4. War in 1943-44 Deck (16):
When was the invasion of France planned for
When did Italy join the war?
What would a front in Greece do for Britain?
Would draw German resource and open greater British influence in south-east Europe
When were British forces defeated in Greece?
When was Egypt under threat?
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
When was Italy weakened?
When was D-Day?
6th June 1944
When did Germany use civilian bombing in WW2?
1939 in Poland to create terror
1940 in Belgium and France
2 problems with the British bombing Germany?
bombing was shown to be ineffective and ethically objected
When did Uk bomb Germany?
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
What did Ch have to accept at Big Three meetings?
Poland was being handed back to Russia and British frontiers being moved west
2 policies where Britain contradicted themselves?
They had 'civilised values' yet bombed people
War was meant to preserve independence yet ISA was dominating them
3 social changes during WW2?
rest centres and meal services for people
national fire services