In 1939 the U.S. wanted to sell weapons to France and Britain to help them win the war, but the the Neutrality Acts prevented the U.S. from doing this so it had to repealed.
We need to repeal the arms embargo! If we don't we can't sell weapons to England and France
Okay, we can do that.
This war might end The Great Depression!
During World War Two factories started producing munitions, ships, planes, and tanks. These factories made many new jobs.
We are dropping like flies!
The Normandy invasion or also known as D-day took place on 1944. This battle was of Allied forces storming the beach of Normandy, while Axis powers stood in bunkers shooting down at the men on the beach. There was heavy casualties. 425,000 Allied and German soldiers
The battle for the island of Iwo Jima had 23,000 Japanese soldiers fighting against three American marine divisions. 6,000 Americans died in this conflict and 17,500 were wounded.
President Harry Truman was warned by his advisers that invading Japan would cause too many casualties. They decided to drop the new atomic bombs on Japan to end the war. On August 6, 1945 the 5 ton bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.
We can't invade Japan there will be too many casualties!
We can use our new weapon, the atomic bomb instead to end the war quickly.
WW2 led to the 50 year conflict called the cold war wich caused a nuclear arms race and a space race which got the first person to the monn