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Causes of WWII
The Great Depression

Treaty of Versailles:

Land losses
Reparations
War Guilt

failure of the League of the Nations to:

Keep peace
Bring about disarmament
allies
axis: Germany, Italy, and Japan

Poland,
British
France
Canada,
Soviet Union,
United States,
China,
leader of America
Roosevelt (trumen)
...Great Britian
WINSTON CHURCHILL
..France
CHARLES DE GAULLE
...Germany
ADOLF HITLER
...italy
MUSSOLINI
....japan
HIROHITO
...russia
stalin
..china
chiang
Kristallnact?
'night of broken glass'
*burned stores and churches that were jewish. he had to wait to make sure he had full support.
Geneva Conventions
4 treaties that set international laws
1.treatment of battlefield casualties
2.treatment of battlefield casualties at sea
3.primarily regarded the treatment of prisoners of war
4.relates to the protection of civilians during times of war
yalta agreements
divide germany
churchill voted out
stalin will fight with japan
Munich Conference
Germany is forcing war and allies. Keep all your countries dont take anymore
Japanese Internment
moved japanesse into concentration camps
island hopping
The strategy employed by the U.S. military was to bypass heavily fortified Japanese positions and instead concentrate the limited Allied resources on strategically important islands that were not well defended but capable of supporting the drive to the main islands of Japan
Facism
stressing nationalism that place states needs over individuals
America joined war in
dec 8, 1941
Blitzkrieg
'lighting war'
ap·pease·ment
The policy of granting concessions to potential enemies to maintain peace.
desert fox
Erwin J. Rommel
Key German general in World War II
d-day
1941 June 6
Battle of Normandy
August 6, 1945
Atomic bombing of Hiroshima