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69 Cards in this Set

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Germany's leader during world war 2
Italy's leader during ww2
The soviet union's leader during world war 2
us leader during ww2
uk prime minister before ww 2 outbreak.. gave czech to germany
Nevile Chamberlain
leader of Free France
Charles De gaulle
uk prime minister during world war 2
Winston churchill
opens trade between us and japan
matthew perry
Puppet leader of Manchuria
P' u-l
chinese military and political leader

jiang's rival
mao zedong
led invasion of china
Jiang Jeshi
first af.american to be given a navy medal
hero during the attack of pearl harbor
Doris Miller
Prime Minister of Japan
Hideki Tojo
comander in chief of the combined fleet
-America First
Charles LIndbergh
led invasion of china
Jiang Jeshi
first af.american to be given a navy medal
hero during the attack of pearl harbor
Doris Miller
Prime Minister of Japan
Hideki Tojo
comander in chief of the combined fleet
-America First
-american pilot
Charles LIndbergh
-head of state of spain
-against the spanish gov't
Fransico Franco
communist politician
created communism
an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization
of or relating to a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state
a country governed by a dictator
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party.
• a member of an organization with similar ideology.
• derogatory a person who holds and acts brutally in accordance with extreme racist or authoritarian views.
us,france,uk, soviet union
germany italy japan
groups included small groups of armed men and women
he action of working with someone to produce or create something
lightning war
-an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory
germany will get western poland
russia will get eastern poland,finland,estonia,latvia,lithuania
Non-aggression pact
-Germany :protection from a 2 front war
-Russia-insurance against german attack
Non-aggression pact
Britain and french give into hitler's demands
-give sudetenland
Munich pact
living space
process of removing enemies and undesirable individuals from power
country that is nominally independent, but in reality, under the control of another power
puppet state
japan allies with germany and italy
tripartie pact
road linking burma with china
-british used road to transport war material
Burma road
represented the desire to create a self-sufficient "block of Asian nations led by the Japanese and free of Western powers
-extend from manchuria to indonesia
-japan need natural resources to carry on the war
Greater East Asia co-prosperity sphere
Branch of the british armed forces
royal airforce
german air force
lower house of german parliament
book written by hitler describing his plans
mein kampf
annexation of austria by germany
fascist paramilitary
to consolidate individual land and labor into collective farms
collectivization of farms
western czechsolovakia
prohibition of commerce and trade with a certain country
puppet gov't by the nazi
-capital of the french state
adopted a policy of collaboration
were French fighters in World War II, who decided to continue fighting against Axis forces after the surrender of France and subsequent German occupation.

backed the underground resistance
free france
were a series of laws passed by the United States Congress in the 1930s, in response to the growing turmoil in Europe and Asia that eventually led to World War II
neutrality acts
he name of the program under which the United States of America supplied Great Britain, the Soviet Union, China, France and other Allied nations with vast amounts of war material between 1941 and 1945 in return for in the case of Britain military bases in Newfoundland, Bermuda and the British West Indies.
lend lease
t between the United States and the United Kingdom, September 2, 1940, transferred fifty destroyers from the United States Navy in exchange for land rights on British possessions.
Destroyers for bases
allows for the sale of supplies to nations at war on a cash and carry basis
cash and carry
United States federal law which provided for self-government of the Philippines and for Filipino independence (from the United States) after a period of ten years.
tydings-mcduffie act
was a law passed by the Reichstag with a two-thirds majority, by which the government was authorized to legislate without the consent of the Reichstag
Enabling act
The aim of Japanese junior officers in Manchuria was to provide a pretext that would justify Japanese military invasion and replace the Chinese government in the region with either a Japanese or a puppet one
Manchurian Incident
a pre-emptive military strike on the United States Pacific Fleet base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by the Empire of Japan's Imperial Japanese Navy, on the morning of Sunday, 7 December 1941.
Pearl Harbor attack
great britain vs germany and italy
air war over britain
4 months of bombing
radar saved teh british
-during winston churchill
battle over britain
Those who were purged (among them artists, scientists, teachers, people in the military, but also many long-time communists who dared to disagree with the party leadership) were sent to labor camps or executed.
It was the scene of the evacuation of 335,000 Allied troops in 1940 by warships, requisitioned civilian ships, and a host of small boats while under constant German attack from the air.
treaty that ended ww1 but started ww2
treaty of versailles
directs us towards neutrality
good neighbor policy
the axis powers were named for the axis between which two european capitals
berlin and rome
which location did hitler not acquire in the years leading up to world war 2
during sept. to april 1939 britain and france perpare to defend france.. what is this period called
the phony war
what was the blitzkrieg
-depended on air power
-utilized planes,tanks,trucks