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Region in Europe occupied by Germany
Rhineland
U.S. established naval superiority here
Midway
After resources were unavailable to Japan, they went here.
South East Asia
Part of Czechoslovakia; Hitler claimed and occupied it
Sudetenland
Americans, British, and Soviets
Allies
European leader; shot
Mussolini
Where did the British, French, and Germans meet?
Munich Conference
agreement between Japan and Germany
Anti-Comintern pact
part of China, Japanese took first
Manchuria
known as the soft underbelly
Italy
process of taking each island in the pacific
Island hopping
Why did the U.S. feel the need to drop the atomic bomb?
to prevent casualties
Name of the new French government
Fiche
Soviet attempt to dismantle and move their factories
Battle of Machines
Name of German air force
Luftwaffe
separation of Eastern and Western Germany
"Iron Curtain"
300,000 soldiers saved by civilians here
Dunkirk
tension of Soviet Union in the west
Cold war
The invasion of what country began WWII?
Poland
name of battle of control over English skies
Battle of Britain
in charge of Germany's manufacturing
Albert Spear
Why did Hitler feel he had to invade Britain?
to force British surrender
name of swift tank attacks
Blitzkrieg
Russian city under seize for 900 days
Stalingrad
series of heavy fortifications along French and German border
Maginot line
assembling/preparation for war
mobilization
movement of Southern blacks to the north
Black migration
Leader of SS
Himler
How did allies divide up Germany?
into 4 military districts
systematic extermination of a certain race
genocide
Who was in charge of administering the "final solution"?
Reinhard Heinrich
peace keeping organization created at the Yalta conference
United Nations
best described the Japaneses' attitude during WWII
arrogant
Where were discussions held about how to divide Germany?
Yalta Conference
helped Germans round up the Jews
collaborators
talked about how to take war to Germans here
Terran Conference
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List 4 other groups targeted by Germany besides the Jews
1. Gypsies
2. Slavic intellectuals
3. The mentally retarded
4. Homosexuals
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What happened on this date?
June 6, 1944
D-Day
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What happened on this day?
December 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor
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What happened on this day?
August 6, 1945
First atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
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What happened on this day?
September 1, 1939
Start of WWII
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What happened on this day?
May 7, 1945
Germany surrendered
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What happened on this day?
June 4, 1942
Battle of Midway