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59 Cards in this Set

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Joesph Stalin
* Leader of the Soviet Union
* Modled a communist state
Benito Mussolini
* Leader of Italy during WWII
* Established the Fascist Party
Adolf Hitler
* Leader of the Nazi party
* Leader of Germany during WWII
* Eastablished the Thrid Reich
Frankin Deleno Roosevelt
* President of U.S. during WWII
Francisco Franco
* Leader of Spain during WWII
* 1st facist leader of Spain
Hideki Tojo
-Leader of japan during WWII
- Put on trial and sentenced to death
Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
- Prime Minister of Britain before Churchill
- Signed Munich Agreement
Premier Daladier
- Premier of France
- Signed Munich Agreement
What did the Woman's Auxiliary Army Corps do?
-Woman did things other then fighting during WWII
Harry Truman
-Roosevelt's Vice President
-Became the 33rd president when Roosevelt died
Emperor Hirohito
-Emperor of Japan during WWII
Japanese American Citizens League(JACL)
-Fought for the compensation of the Japanese
-Got $20,000, for every Japanese sent to relocation camps
Charles DeGaulle
-French general who fled England after France fell
Were put in concentration camps and ghettos
Winston Churchill
Leader of Britain at teh end of WWII
Philip Randolph
-Fought for the civil rights of African Americans
Erwin Rommel
-Knwon as Dessert Fox
- Fought for the Axis powers in North Africa
General Patton
Lead ground forced from France to Germany
Eva Braun
Hitler's mistress
- Committed susicde
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Led the U.S. troops into North Africa
J. Robert Openheimer
Created the atomic bomb
What happened at teh March on Rome?
The march of rome was teh first place that was taken over by Mussolini
What was the Invasion of Ethiopia?
The Invasion of Ethopia was battle that was fought by Mussolini in Africa
What was the invasion of Manchuria?
Teh invasion of Manchuria was when the Japanese invaded North Eastern China.
What was the Battle of Britain?
the Battle of Britain was a three month bombing of Britain by the Germans.
What was Pearl Harbor?
The Battle of Pearl Harbor caused the U.S. to enter WWII.
What happened at the battle of Stalingrad?
Hitelr took most of the city, but the Soviets still won the battle.
What was D-Day?
D-Day was the massice invasion of the beached of France by the allies.
What was teh Battle of teh Budgle?
The Battle of the Budgle was Hitler's last effort to try to penetrate the allied lines.
What was the Battle of the Coral Sea?
The Battle of the Coral Sea was the first major battle that the japanese lost.
What was the Battle of Midway?
The Battle of Midway was fought north of Hawaii. The U.S. attacked Japanese ships before they could attack us.
What was the Battle of Leyte Sea?
The Japanese sent almost all their Navy to the Leyte Sea and were destoryed.
What happened at Iwo Jima?
All but 200 Japanese troops were killed at Iwo Jima.
What was the Battle of Okinawa?
The Battle of Okinawa was the last island taken before the U.S. invaded Japan.
What Happened at Hiroshima adn Nagaski?
Atomic bombs were dropped at Hiroshima adn Nagaski.
What happened during the Invasion of Poland?
During the invasion of Poland, French adn British soliders were surrounded at the Miginot Line.
What was teh Battle of Aachen?
The Battle of Aachen was the first German city taken by the allies.
What was the Battle of Guadalcanal?
The Battle of Guadalcanal was teh first island that the allies took from Japan.
What was the Bloody Anzia?
The bloody Anzia was a battle that tok place in Italy, about 40 miles outside of Rome.
What happened after the Invasion of North Africa?
After the invasion of North Africa, Hitler adn Stalin spilt the country.
What was the Battle of Dunkirk?
The Battle of Dunkirk was where FDR and Churchill decieded to invade first.
What was the G.I. Bill of right?
The G.I. Bill of rights provided education adn training for vetrans.
What is teh Selective Service Act?
It requires that men register for the military service.
What were the Neutrality Acts?
it prevented the sale and loan of U.S. arms to nations of war.
What was the Non-aggression Pact?
The Non-aggression pact was an agreement between Hilter and Stalin not invade each other
What was the Tripartite Act?
An act signed by Germany, Italy, and Japan that said they would help each other in case of war.
What was the Yalta Conference?
Stalin, FDR, and Churchill all met to discuss what to do with Germany now that the war was over.
What were the Nuremburg Laws?
Laws that stripped Jews of their jobs, citizenship, and property.
What was the Cash and Carry Act?
Said that the U.S. would sell wapons to England as long as they paid money up front and transported it on their own ships.
What was the War Production Board?
It decided what goods were needed and would be rationed for the war.
What was Korematsu v United States?
A court case that decided that the U.S. did nothing wrong when they put Japanese in internment camps during WWII
What was the Rome-Berlin Axis Pact?
An agreement between Germany, Spain, and Italy to protect each other in case of war.
What is Anti-Semitism?
Hatred of the Jewish people
What does Aryan mean?
Aryan refers to Hitler's elite race of people
What is Mein Kempf?
The book Hitler wrote while in prison
What is radar?
An invention by the British that was used to dect enemy planes
What does the "V.E." in V.E. Day stand for?
Victory in Europe
What were the Ghettos?
The place where they put the Jews to live and work
What was the Night of Broken Glass?
THe night the Nazi's stormed the homes and businesses of the Jews