Aerial view of Toulon, France, 28 Nov 1942; note smoke rising from burning ships-When Allied forces arrived in North Africa to team up with the Free French Forces to beat back the Axis occupiers, and French naval crews, emboldened by the Allied initiative, scuttled the French fleet off Toulon, in southeastern France, to keep it from being used by those same Axis powers, Hitler retaliated.

Aerial view of Toulon, France, 28 Nov 1942; note smoke rising from burning ships-When Allied forces arrived in North Africa to team up with the Free French Forces to beat back the Axis occupiers, and French naval crews, emboldened by the Allied initiative, scuttled the French fleet off Toulon, in southeastern France, to keep it from being used by those same Axis powers, Hitler retaliated.

Perhaps no other aspect of World War II is as controversial as the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. Description from kejynowoxa.er-webs.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Japan Surrenders and World War II Ends: June 1945-September 1945

Perhaps no other aspect of World War II is as controversial as the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. Description from kejynowoxa.er-webs.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

27th November 1942: The French Navy scuttle their Fleet at Toulon

27th November 1942: The French Navy scuttle their Fleet at Toulon

French cruiser Marseillaise afire and sinking, Toulon, France, 27 Nov 1942  Source German Federal Archive

French cruiser Marseillaise afire and sinking, Toulon, France, 27 Nov 1942 Source German Federal Archive

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