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27 Cards in this Set

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commander of Allied forces on D-Day, future President of the US
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Allied Forces
1.Great Britain
3.Soviet Union
4.United States
Axis Powers
policy that kept the United States temporarily out of foriegn affairs
Neutrality Act
claimed that Germany had the right to expand; rebuilt German Armed Forces and moved troops near French border in violation of The Treaty of Versailles
Adolf Hitler
party to which the Italians and Germans belonged
Fascist Party
two Japanese cities on which the U.S dropped atomic bombs
Nagasaki & Hiroshima
two countries that President Roosevelt sympathized with and wanted to help
Great Britain & France
Japanese Americans were forced to move to...
'relocation' camps
two main goals of the US in the war in the Pacific
1. to regain the Philippines
2. to invade Japan
battle that severely hampered the Japanese offensive
Battle of Midway
group in Europe that Hitler wanted to totally eliminate
action by Germany that caused Great Britian and France to declared war on Germany
invasion of Poland
Pearl Harbor: Date
December 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor: Location
Oahu, Hawaii
Pearl Harbor: Result
Congress declared war on Japan; USA entered the war
D-Day: Date
June 6, 1944
D-Day: :Location
Normandy, France
D-Day: Result
Allies continued their liberation of Europe
V-J Day: Date
August 14, 1945
V-J Day: Meaning of "V-J"
Victory over Japan Day
totalitarian leader of the Soviet Union
Joseph Stalin
president of US from 1932-1945
Franklin D. Roosevelt
V-E Day: Date
May 8, 1945
led Allied Forces in Pacific & signed for Allies on V-J Day
General Douglas MacArthur
V-E Day: Meaning of "V-E"
Victory in Europe
promised to return Italy to greatness; invaded Ethiopia in Africa
Benito Mussolini