History - 1941 - 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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1941 - 1 and 2 Summary

The recitation of the history of 1941 reveals Italy's invasion of Greece, Italians colonies in Africa being attacked by Britain, German intervention in Greece and North Africa, the devastation of Yugoslavia for not agreeing to ally with the Germans, Greece's surrender to Italo-Germans, the alliance of Japan and the Soviet Union. Haile Selassie is restored to his throne in Ethiopia in the spring of 1941. Germany attacks Russia with Italy's cooperation. In July, Japan occupies Indochina, the Yugoslavian resistance against fascism begins and Germany advances across Russia. By fall, all Jews are required by Germany to wear a yellow star. Ghandi urges passive resistance. Nazis occupy Poland, sequestering Jews. Hitler has killed three million Russians, ignoring prior war conventions. Hitler and Himmler plan the final extermination of all Jews. A counter-attack is launched by Leningrad, holding back the Germans; British takes over East...

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