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appeasement
giving in to the demands of an aggressor in order to keep the peace
genocide
deliberate destruction of a group of poeple
kamikaze
japanese pilots who undertook suicide missions to attack American warships
pacifism
opposition to all war
hiroshima
japanese city destroyed by an atomic bomb dropped by the United States in 1945.
blitzkreig
lighting war
collaboator
one who cooerates with an enemy force occupying a country
Haile Selassie
Ethiopian king who appealed to the League of Nations for help
Harry Truman
president who issued a policy stating that Americans would resist Soviet expansion in the world
Dwight Eisenhower
Supreme allied commander in Europe
Francisco Franco
nationalist general who created a Fascist dictatorship in Spain
Winston Churchill
prime minister who rallied Britian to fight against Nazi aggression
Dunkirk
beach on the English Channel where allied troops were rescued from advancing Nazis
El Alamein
site of a battle in Egypt that became a turning point in WW2
Gurnica
a town that was brutally attacked by Germany during the Spainish Civil War