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ETHIOPIAN KING WHO APPEALED TO THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS FOR HELP AFTER BEING INVADED BY ITALY
HAILE SELASSIE
SPANISH MARKET TOWN BOMBED BY THE NAZIS AS AN "EXPERIMENT"
GUERNICA
TOOK PLACE IN SEPTEMBER 1938; IN IT, BRITAIN AND FRANCE CHOSE APPEASEMENT FOR GERMANY
MUNICH CONFERENCE
BRITISH PRIME MINISTER WHO BELIEVED APPEASEMENT IN THE MUNICH CONFERENCE WOULD PRESERVE PEACE
NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN
THE UNION OF AUSTRIA AND GERMAN
ANSCHLUSS
CONSERVATIVE GENERAL WHO LED A REVOLT IN SPAIN LEADING TO A BLOODY CIVIL WAR
FRANCISCO FRANCO
FIRST PLACE SEIZED BY JAPAN; 1931
MANCHURIA
REGION IN WEST CZECHOSLOVAKIA THAT WAS APPEASED IN THE MUNICH CONFERENCE
SUDETENLAND
QUIET TIME WHILE THE FRENCH READIED FOR WAR BEHIND THE MAGINOT LINE
"PHONY WAR"
BRITISH PRIME MINISTER WHO REPLACED CHAMBERLAIN AND FOUGHT BACK THE NAZIS
WINSTON CHURCHILL
NAME FOR HITLER'S 'CONQUEST' OF THE SOVIET UNION
OPERATION BARBAROSSA
JAPANESE MILITARIST WHO ORDERED THE SURPRISE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR
TOJO HIDEKI
SET IN AUG 1941 B/T ROOS. & CHURCHILL, THIS SET GOALS FOR THE WAR [AGAINST NAZIS] AND FOR THE POSTWAR WORLD
ATLANTIC CHARTER
CITY IN RUSSIA WHERE GERMANY HELD A TWO-AND-A-HALF YEAR SEIGE BEGINNING IN 1941
LENINGRAD
"THE DESERT FOX" SENT BY HITLER INTO NORTH AFRICA
GEN. ERWIN ROMMEL
JAPAN'S WAY OF EXPANSION THROUGH SUPPOSEDLY PROTECTING ASIA BY CREATING A JAPANESE EMPIRE
GREATER EAST ASIA CO-PROSPERITY SPHERE
TURNING POINT IN WAR WHEN THE BRITISH STOPPED ROMMELS ADVANCE AND DROVE AXIS FORCES INTO TUNISIA
BATTLE OF EL ALAMEIN
COSTLIEST BATTLE OF WW2
BATTLE OF STALINGRAD
AMERICAN GENERAL WHO COMMANDED AN ANGLO-AMERICAN FORCE IN MOROCCO & ALGERIA
DWIGHT EISENHOWER
JAPANESE DIPLOMAT IN LITHUANIA WHO SAVED JEWS BY WRITING EXIT VISAS
SUGIHARA CHIUNE
BIG THREE
ROOSEVELT, CHURCHILL & STALIN
ALLIE GENERAL WHO COMMANDED TROOPS IN THE PACIFIC AND FOUGHT TO RETAKE THE PHILIPPINES
DOUGLAS MACARTHER
BLOODY BATTLE THAT LASTED OVER A MONTH DURING WHICH THE GERMANS WERE UNABLE TO BREAK THROUGH AND WAS CONSIDERED THE AXIS' LAST SUCCESS
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY. MAY 8, 1945 (OFFICIAL END OF WAR IN EUROPE)
V-E DAY
PRESIDENT AFTER ROOSEVELT WHO MADE THE DECISION TO DROP THE BOMB
HARRY TRUMAN
TWO JAPANESE ISLANDS WHERE ATOMIC BOMBS WERE DROPPED
HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI
NAZI COMMANDER AT AUSCHWITZ
RUDOLF HOESS
STATE OF TENSION AND HOSTILITY AMONG NATIONS WITHOUT ARMED CONFLICT BETWEEN MAJOR RIVALS
COLD WAR
POLICY BY WHICH THE US PROVIDED MILITARY AND ECONOMIC AID AND ADVISERS TO COUNTRIES THREATENED BY COMMUNISM
TRUMAN DOCTRINE
AREA OF SOVIET CONTROL IN EASTERN EUROPE THAT DIVIDED THE CONTINENT
"IRON CURTAIN"