Cory DennisMr. BorreroEnglish 11022/16/12D-DayWorld War Two was one of the most influential wars not only in AmericanHistory but all of world History. Kennedy Hickman said
, “The seeds of World War Two
were sown in the Treaty of Versailles which ended World War One. Crippledeconomically by the terms of the treaty and the Great Depression, Germany embraced thefascist Nazi Party
, 4). Germany was in dire need of economic solutions;Hitler saw an opportunity and took it. He convinced Germany that the Jews wereresponsible for the economic downfall and his power and influence began to spreadacross Germany.
America got involved in World War Two after Pearl Harbor happenedon December 7
1941. Japanese forces bombed an American naval base, Pearl Harbor,due to economic issues. During the attack USS Arizona sank and more than 1,100 men
were lost. Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “
December 7, 1941, a date which will live in
infamy," in reference to the attack” (Anderson).
D-Day was a direct result of Peal Harbor. American forces decided to take actionand create a military plan of action to attack Normandy. D-Day was very influential inthe victory of the allies and played a huge part of the War.
In April of 1942 the preparation for D-Day had begun. U.S troops werebeginning to be assembled. According to Anthony Hall, an expert at the D-Day museumin Europe, in January of 1943 at the Casablanca Conference, the allies agreed that 1943