History - 1942 Summary & Analysis

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1942 Summary

Historical events are cited, included the Wannsee Conference for racial planning. The Japanese master Indochina and a large part of China, threatening British holdings in India. Chiang Kai-shek is made commander of Allied troops in China; the Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia are inadequately supplied for winter; the US plans for war industry. Italo-Germans reoccupy Bengazi in North Africa. In spring, the death chamber at Belsen begins; Hitler receives official confirmation of absolute power; the British Air Force begins its offensive of bombing civilian areas, with reprisal by Germans. The US defeats the Japanese; Italo-German forces regain lost territory. In summer, four-engein bombers are being tested. Italy again sends ill-equipped troops to Russia; Germans take Stalingrad. The British arrest Gandhi; riots take place in India. The Allies are wiped out at Dieppe. In fall, Germans occupy ruins of Stalingrad and British resume offensive in North...

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