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Popular name for the leaders of Great Britain, the USSR, and the U.S.
BIG THREE
Allied war-time conference in February 1945
YALTA CONFERENCE
after only 83 days as vice president, he became president of the United States when Franklin Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945
HARRY S. TRUMAN
victory in Europe Day, May 8, 1945
V-E DAY
German wartime facilities designed for the extermination of Jews and people opposed to the Nazis
CONCENTRATION CAMPS
U.S. general who led the Allied forces in the Pacific during WWII
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR
the Japanese city destroyed on August 6, 1945 by an Allied atomic bomb
HIROSHIMA
organized raids and massacres by anti-Jewish rioters upon the people in southern Russia in the late 1800's
POGROMS
defeating a nation and aggressively instituting the growth of a military state within that nation
EXPANSIONISM
peace between nations, each nation should be free to self-govern, and each nation should live with fear or threat of war from another nation
ATLANTIC CHARTER
considered a liberator of France because he organized the strong military group called the Forces of Free France to fight against the germans during WWII
CHARLES DE GAULLE
a hatred or fear of strangers or foreigners
XENOPHOBIA