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Who were the main allies in WWII?
United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union
When did the U.S. enter the war?
December 8, 1941
Who were the "Big Three?"
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin
What was the allied invasion on Normandy Beach called?
D-Day
What is the philosphy that calls for the glorification of the nation above the individual, a centralized government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regiment, and the use of force against opposition?
fascism
What and when was Hitler's last ditch attempt to break up allied lines in the Western Front?
The Battle of the Bulge which started on December 16, 1944.
Who and when won the Battle of the Bulge?
The Allies in January of 1945.
On May 7, 1945, Hitler's successor signed a document declaring Germany's unconditional surrender.
What was this called?
VE-Day
What happened on August 6th and 9th in Japan?
Two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan (Hiroshima and Nagasaki).
When did World War II officially end?
September 2nd, 1945
A government in which power and authority rest with the people. People usually express their power through voting. The government is run by the people
Democracy