Asked in World War 2, History of Africa
Why was North Africa a battleground of world war 2?
It was a start up to the war for the United States, really. The Allies wanted to make sure that the U.S. was ready for war, and used North Africa to "warm up" the United States soliders. Hitler invaded N. Africa because he was going for World Domination. Even before the US entered WWII, North Africa was a battle ground. Hitler did not have designs on North Africa. Mussolini's botched attempt to capture the Suez Canal forced Hitler to bail Italy out...
Asked in World War 2, History of Australia
Where were Australian troops first sent to fight in World War 2?
North Africa North Africa
Asked in Deserts
What is the name of the largest desert in the world and north Africa?
The largest desert in the world is the Antarctic Desert. The largest desert in north Africa is the Sahara. ...
Asked in Deserts
What is the present-day name for the vast desert region covering Northern Africa?
The Sahara, the largest hot desert in the world, covers most of North Africa. The Sahara, the largest hot desert in the world, covers most of North Africa. ...
Asked in Islam, History of Africa, Africa
Which route connected west Africa to the Islamic world?
The TRANS-SAHARA TRADE ROUTES connect North Africa, which is part of the Islamic World, to West Africa. ...
Asked in World War 2, Italy in WW2, Italy
What role did Italy play in the World War 2?
At first, they were allied with the Axis. They were, however incompetent and always required help from Germany (Rommel was sent to North Africa after a much larger Italian force failed). Later on Italy was divided in two. The North was ruled by Fascists and the South by Democratic people. Italy became a battleground between the Germans and americans. ...
Asked in Economics, Countries, States, and Cities
Which north African country has the highest living standard?
Libya has the highest standard of living in North Africa and Africa as a whole with the 55th highest in the world. ...
Asked in World War 2, US in WW2
What is the biggest event that happend in Europe and North Africa during World War 2?
The largest event in Europe was the Russian Front; the largest event in North Africa were the Mediterranean Sea naval battles supporting North Africa. ...
Asked in Travel & Places, Australia
Is Australia Africa Asia or North America part of the New World?
Australia and North America can both be considered New World.
Asked in Latitude and Longitude
Where do 15 degrees north and 30 degrees east intersect on a world map?
15 degrees north and 30 degrees east intersect in Libya, in North Africa.