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26 Cards in this Set

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What did Germay and the Soviet Union sign that would stop them from attacking each other?
Nonagression pact.
What country did Germany and the Soviet Union divide?
What is the strategy that Hitler used and was also called "lightning war"?
Who was the prime minister of Britain during World War II?
Winston Churchill
What is giving in to an opponent called?
In what battle was Hitler's attack blocked?
Battle of Britain
Who was known as the "Desert Fox"?
Erwin Rommel
Who was the commander of the Allies in the Pacific?
General Douglas MacArthur
What was the secret declaration between Roosevelt and Churchill called?
Atlantic Charter
What was the system of fortifacations along France's border with Germany called?
The Maginot Line
Who was the French general that set up a government-in-exile in London?
Charles de Gaulle
The first day of the invasion of Normandy in World War II was called what?
What was Germany's air force called?
the Luftwaffe
What was French port where French were surrounded?
Japan, Germany, and Italy wer known as ?
The Axis Powers
Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. were known as the?
The Allied Powers
What place did Japan attack in December 7, 1941?
Pearl Harbor
Who launched the D-Day invasion?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Who was the dicator of Italy?
Benito Mussolini
Who was the dicator of the Soviet Union?
Joseph Stalin
What is a reductio in a country's ability to wage war, achieved by disbanding its armed forces and prohibiting it from aquiring weapons called?
About how many soldiers did Germany lose when they invaded the Soviet Union?
500,000 soldiers
Nazis leaders faced charges of wages of war of agression from what trials?
Nuremberg Trials
What was the short battle that turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies in the Pacific?
Battle Of Midway
What was the battle that brought the war in Europe to a quick end?
Battle of the Bulge
What two countries were involved in the Phony War?
France and Germany