Britain, along with most of its dominions, Crown colonies, and British India,
declared war on .... Norway loomed large in German strategy because of the
great iron ore .... the North Atlantic open, ...
The Germans wanted to capture Dunkirk because it was an anti-submarine base
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Apr 8, 2016 ... I remind you of this because so much happened prior to those dates. ... end of
WWI, promoted Pan-Germanism, anti-Semitism, and anti-communism. .... As
events would have it, the Germans did capture Dunkirk, and were now able to .....
FDR also wanted to keep the Soviets and British from cutting separate ...
The navy's main base was at Taranto in southern Italy, and operations from there
... On June 11, 1940, six days after the British evacuation at Dunkirk, France, Italy
... The Italians held an especially large edge in submarines, with 108 against ...
The Germans captured both British generals from their unescorted staff car on the
Apr 26, 2010 ... However, by 1944 the Japanese air and naval presence on the island ... other
than because that's what Douglas wanted (and what Doug wanted, he usually
got). .... use Pearl Harbor as their forward base of operations throughout the war.
..... The Germans in my opinion lost the war at the battle of Dunkirk(if ...
Nov 21, 2007 ... DUNKIRK, France — The beach not far from this northern French port town ... of
thousands of troops were forced to retreat from a German assault to this port town
, ... to be an almost impossible task because of shallow water,” he wrote. ... In
spite of efforts by the U.S. to tamp down anti-base sentiment, many ...
German Army Group C, with 19 infantry divisions, attacked the Maginot Line
under the ...... Guderian himself, serving at a captured anti-tank gun, found the
Char B tank impervious to ... Italian aircraft attacked the naval base at Toulon,
France. .... However the French were pushed back since because of lack of tank
The Germans expected the invasion in early 1944. ... Their job,seize beach exits,
capture key transportation and communication points, and block German ...
charge of laying minefields and establishing antisubmarine patrols along the
Channel, ... in the evacuation of nearly 340,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk in
The North Vietnamese had a simple political objective: They wanted the ... the
political leadership wanted to capture Soviet industry intact; therefore, ... It almost
failed because the Germans were able to knock down too many machines and
crews. ... both sides have vulnerable bases, although actual conduct of the
May 11, 2016 ... Because Dunkirk was under heavy bombardment by the German army, the ... The
BEF lost 68,000 soldiers (dead, wounded, missing, or captured) from 10 ... The
Brits had draconian anti-gun laws in place so they couldn't turn to the .... they
wanted the US's primary base to wage war on Japan neutralized.