The US during the Second world war is:
10 november 2016, 18:43
United States of America in the Second world war was in December 1941 in the Pacific theater of operations. Since November 1942 in the Mediterranean theatre of war. In June 1944 opened a Western front in Europe. Acted American troops in France the main way in Normandy, Italy Tunisia Algeria Morocco Germany the Netherlands Belgium and Luxembourg as well as in the Pacific ocean.
The US lost in world war II 418 000 people1. The biggest loss for the American army was in the battle of the bulge 19 000 people dead. After her number of losses are Normandy operation, the Battle of Monte Cassino Battle of Iwo Jima and Battle of Okinawa. As of 2010, missing during the Second world war are still listed as 74 000 American военнослужащих2. The national archives of the United States compiled and published lists of all fallen and missing American военных3.
President Roosevelt was the first to express hatred against Fascism. In doing so he was serving a double purpose, First he wanted to divert socket the attention of the American people from domestic political problems especially the problem of the struggle between capital and labor. Second by creating a war psychosis and by spreading rumors about danger threatening Europe, he wanted to get the American people to accept an enormous armament program which exceeds the defense requirements of the United States.
From a secret report of the Polish Ambassador Jerzy Potocki from 12.01.19394
During the Second world war was the beginning of the military and economic situation. Before the war, the United States has not yet fully recovered after the crisis years 19371938. In the autumn of 1939 to autumn of 1943, the industrial production of the United States has increased almost 25 times. This increase was caused by the war and orders for military equipment, food, etc.
The development of US military production was due to the fact that the American continent was far from the hostilities.
On the morning of 7 December 1941 441 Japanese planes took off from six aircraft carriers that Hiryu Akagi Kaga Soryu Shokaku and Zuikaku attacked the American military base at pearl Harbor. It was sunk 4 battleships 2 cruisers and 1 minelayer. Among the battleship was the battleship Arizona. The Americans lost 2,403 men.
Six hours after the attack by the American warships and submarines have been ordered to start fighting in the ocean against Japan. President Franklin Roosevelt addressed the Congress with a speech and declared war on Japan. On December 11 Germany and Italy on the 13th of December Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria declare war on the US. 10 December 1941 the Japanese began the invasion of the Philippines and took them by April 1942, most of the American and Filipino troops were captured.
Since the beginning of 1942 Japanese aircraft attacked port Darwin on the Northern coast of Australia. There was the largest naval battle involving aircraft carriers in the coral sea on may 8 and Atoll
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