Bundle of 4 - World War II - The Top Four US Military Leaders of WW II

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This is a bundle of 4 highly animated, power point presentations on World War II - The Top Four US Military Leaders of WW II. The presentations together number 79 slides. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change them to fit your individual needs.

Born on January 30, 1882, into a wealthy family in Hyde Park, NY, Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio in 1921. He became the 32nd U.S. president in 1933, and was the only president to be elected four times. Roosevelt led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II, and greatly expanded the powers of the federal government through a series of programs and reforms known as the New Deal.

Franklin Roosevelt's sudden death shook the American public to its roots. Many had noticed that he looked exhausted in photographs and newsreels, no one seemed prepared for his passing. He had led the United States through an economic depression and the greatest war in human history. A whole generation of Americans had grown up knowing no other president.

His role during World War II established the United States' leadership on the world stage. Roosevelt died in Georgia in 1945.

Power point #1 is entitled, The United States & WW II - Political Leaders - Franklin Roosevelt and contains 25 slides and covers the following:

Introduction
Early Years
Groton
Universities
Entry Into Politics
Assistant SecNav
Defeated for Senate
Lucy Mercer
Nomination for Vice President
Polio Diagnosis
Polio Comeback
Presidency
New Deal
Criticism
Resistance
U.S. Isolationist Policy
Third Term
World War II
Strategy for Victory
Fourth Term
Yalta Conference & Death
Aftermath & Legacy
End of Presentation

George Catlett Marshall, was the United States foremost soldier during World War II, served as chief of staff from 1939 to 1945, and built and directed the largest army in history. As a diplomat, he served as Secretary of State from 1947 to 1949, formulating the “Marshall Plan,” an unprecedented program of economic and military aid to foreign nations.

In July, 1938, Marshall accepted a post with the General Staff in WDC, and in September, 1939, was named chief of staff, with the rank of general, by President Roosevelt. He became general of the army in 1944, the year in which Congress created that five-star rank.

The "Marshall Plan" was instituted following World War II and was hugely successful. For that, in 1953, Marshall received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts.

Power point #2 is entitled, The United States & WW II - Military Leaders - George Marshall and contains 17 slides and covers the following:

Background
Early Years
Early Military Years
World War I
Distinguished Victories
Inter War Period
Army Chief of Staff
Building The U S Army
Coordinating the War
Chinese Civil War
Diplomatic Efforts
The Marshall Plan
Nobel Peace Prize
Retirement & Death
End of Presentation

Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold was an American general officer holding the grades of General of the Army and General of the Air Force. Arnold was an aviation pioneer, Chief of the Air Corps, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, the only U.S. Air Force general to ever hold 5-star rank, and the only officer to ever hold a 5-star rank in two different U.S. military services.

He is known for developing the B-29 super fortress airplane. That aircraft was used to drop the atomic bombs on Japan to end World War II. Arnold was also the founder of Project RAND, which evolved into one of the world's largest non-profit global policy think tanks, the RAND Corporation, and one of the founders of Pan American World Airways.

Power point #3 is entitled, World War II - Military Leaders - Henry "Hap" Arnold and contains 17 slides and covers the following:

Introduction
Early Life
Learning to Fly
Flying & Crashing
Returning to the Air
World War I
Interwar Years (2)
Promotion
World War II
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Support Initiatives
The B-29
Later Life
End of Presentation

With the US entry into World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Eisenhower was assigned to the General Staff in WDC where he devised war plans for defeating Germany and Japan. Becoming Chief of the War Plans Division, he was soon elevated to Assistant Chief of Staff overseeing the Operations Division under Chief of Staff General George Marshall.

Marshall appointed him commander of the European Theater of Operations (ETOUSA) on June 24, 1942. In December, President Roosevelt, who was unwilling to allow Marshall to leave WDC, directed that Eisenhower be made Supreme Allied Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) which would place him in charge of the planned landings in France.

After extensive planning, Eisenhower moved forward with the Invasion of Normandy (Operation Overlord) on June 6, 1944. Successful, his forces broke out of the beachhead in July and began driving across France. Pushing east in December, Eisenhower's biggest crisis of the campaign came with the opening of the Battle of the Bulge on December 16.

Power point #4 is entitled, The United States & WW II - Military Leaders - Dwight D Eisenhower and contains 20 slides and covers the following:

Early Life
West Point
World War I
Interwar Years & Promotions (3)
World War II Begins
NATOUSA
Mediterranean Theater
Supreme Allied Commander
Diplomacy
Normandy Invasion
Battle of the Bulge
End of World War II
Later Career
President Dwight Eisenhower
Retirement & Death
End of Presentation

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