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genocide
intentional killing of an entire people
holocaust
systematic murder of Jews and others by the Nazis
internment camp
a prison like camp for political leaders, aliens, or prisoners of war
hiroshima
a city in Japan with a population of 343,000; americans bombed this city with a bomb called"little boy" on august 6, 1945;100,000 were killed
einsatzgruppen
ss mobile killing units; made to kill as many people as possible especially jews
Eisenhower
commander of D-Day invation forces
Rommel
German general known as the desert fox
Zhukov
soviet commander who defeated the germans at stalingrad
wallenberg
swedish diplomat who protected hungarian jews from the Nazis
Nimitz
U.S. commander in chief of naval forces in the pacific
churchill
british prim minister during WWII
De Gaulle
leader of free french
Montgomery
british commander who defeated the Germans at El Alamein
Einstein
Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany who urged FDR to build an atomic bomb
Hirohito
Japanece emporer who decided to surrender