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A ten-year pact between Hitler and Stalin

In addition to agreeing not to fight, they agreed to divide Poland and to give USSR much of Eastern Europe.
Nonaggression Pact
Germany’s strategy of “lightening war”

It used fast-moving tanks and airplanes followed by massive infantry.
Blitzkrieg
A defensive line built by the French after WWI in order to defend against German attack.

The Germans went around it and it failed.
Maginot Line
The leader of France’s government-in-exile located in London.

He was the leader of the very effective French resistance.
Charles de Gaulle
Became prime minister of Britain in 1940.

He was a highly effective leader for Britain when all other nations had been defeated by the Nazis.
Winston Churchill