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13 Cards in this Set

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The massacre of millions of Jews during world war II
What Japan called the territory it was taking over
Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere
A battle won by the Brits over the Germans, a turning point in the war
Battle of El Alamein
One of the costliest battles and another turning point in the war, where the Russians beat the Germans
Battle of Stalingrad
June 6, 1944, the day the allies invaded France and opened the western front of the war
The deliberate murder of a certain race or ethnic group
Someone who helped the Nazi’s find Jews
Payment for damages caused by imprisonment
How did Hitler try to achieve a “New Order” in Europe?
He wanted to get rid of races and people he thought were inferior
How did the Japanese treat conquered people?
with great brutality – they tortured people, stole their food and killed them for little reason
How did democratic governments mobilize their economies for the war?
They demanded that their factories produce war materials (tanks, bombs) instead of consumer goods (cars, refrigerators)
Explain how Stalingrad was a turning point in the war
A German defeat, during which the German army had 300,000 soldiers killed, wounded, or captured
Explain how El- Alamein was a turning point in the war
The victory at Al-Alamein began the retreat of the German forces in North Africa which would e0nd in its surrender a year later