When Germany invaded Poland on 1 September 1939 there was increased posturing and blustering about the effects of another European War and the effect that would have on the Western Hemisphere. FDR spoke about the defense of the Western Hemisphere in the event of a European war and the need to keep the Atlantic sea lanes open and secure. On 14 May 1940 Germany invaded France and by 2 September of 1940 a British-American agreement was reached to trade obsolete US destroyers that were badly needed by Britain for bases to bolster the US defense of the Western Hemisphere. This was followed by the passage of the Lend Lease program on 11 March 1941.
After sending supplies and equipment, the US did not begin to send troops to Europe until after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Then the US sent troops to England to show our support and for further training and preparations for when there was a place to deploy them into battle. One of the first US divisions sent to Europe was the 34th Infantry Division. Since the British were fighting the Germans in North Africa, this was the first place where troops could be used. US troops landed at three locations in North Africa on 8 November 1942---almost a full year after Pearl Harbor. They landed in French Morocco and two ports in Algiers. Strangely, they had to fight the French troops of the Vichy government, who had become allies to Germany after the French surrender. The US troops advanced east towards Tunisia and engaged the German army in combat on 26 November 1942. It wasn't until 9 September 1943, before the US troops landed on mainland Italy did the US actually land troops on European soil. Just prior to this, the US and British landed on Sicily, an island off of Italy. A good source on the North African campaign by US and an excellent book is: "An Army at Dawn" by Rick Atkinson Custermen
Europe was heavily involved in both wars, they were fought across Europe and killed millions there.
no not at all they were not involved in the first world war
The Revolutionary War The War of 1812 World War I World War II The Korean War The Vietnam War The First Persian Gulf War The Second Persian Gulf War
Americans first faced combat in World War II in Europe. American pilots were involved in the Battle of Britain in early 1941.
World War II, was just that - a world war. Almost every country was involved. Russia, Germany, all of Europe, India and China were involved. Amost 60 million people died in the war.
Greece was not involved, but Europe was.
Europe was involved by being near Germany and Germany wanted to eradicate everyone who were not of the "Aryan Race"
There is no such thing as the Europe War. There were two main wars in Europe in the 19th Century: The First World War and the Second World War.
World war 2 ended in Europe first.
It involved civilians as much as soldiers.
Because it was involved of the whole world at war, America, Europe, Asia, Oceanic and Africa had effects from the wars
Most of the world war 1 was set in Europe and Central Asia was also involved
The first World War.
World war 2
No Switzerland was not involved in the First World War.
It was a world war because it involved countries from different continents - Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, Australia.
Italy became involved in World War One on the 26th of April in 1915because it wanted to not get involved in the first world war. Italy wanted to be neutral.
World War 1
The African people and territories were involved in the First World War when the war started through their mother colonies.
the war in europe
World War one was the first great war. It was the biggest war the world had seen and involved many countries.
All of the continents, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, North America, and South America, with the exception of Antarctica, were involved in World War I.
Yes. We were involved in the First and Second World War.