← WW1 quiz Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All William Shirer the rise and fall of the third reich: a history of nazi germany Kurt von Schuschnigg Austrian Chancellor who refused to be intimidated by Hitler and decided to announce a plebiscite on March 13th in which Austrian people themselves could decide whether to unite with Germany Neville Chamberlain British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940) Edouard Daladier French leader of the radical socialists; accepted Hitler's terms for peace. Winston Churchill British statesman and leader during World War II Henri Petain French leader of the Vichy republic of France, which was essentially Nazi France. He is seen as a traitor to his people by some Frenchman. Charles DeGaulle French General who Led the French resistance. Organized the Free French military forces that battled the Nazis until France was liberated in 1944. Anschluss The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupation of Austria by the German army in 1938. Munich Pact Signed in 1938 between Great Britain, Gemany, and France that gave part of Czechoslovakia to Germany; Chamberlain said it guaranteed "peace in our time" appeasement practice of giving in to an aggressor nation's demands in order to keep peace Blitzkrieg German lightning warfare. Characterized by highly mobility and concentrated forces at point of attack. Sitzkrieg "Phony War" with Hitler in 1939-1940 where Hitler prepared for his attack Ribbentrop-Molotov Non Aggression Pact Pact signed by the Soviet Union and Germany in which they agreed not to fight each other September 1, 1939 Germany invades poland Maginot Line a fortification built before World War II to protect France's eastern border Battle of Britain the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it Royal Air Force British Air Force Sudetenland an area in western Czechoslovakia that was coveted by Hitler Dunkirk a city in northern France on the North Sea where in World War II (1940) 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches at Dunkirk in a desperate retreat under enemy fire Wendell Willkie Franklin Roosevelt's Republican opponent in the 1940 Presidential election. Hideki Tojo Prime minister of Japan during World War II Emperor Hirohito emperor of Japan during WWII. his people viewed him as a god Axis tripartite Pact Pact between Japan, Germany, and Italy, clearly aimed at keeping the US out of war Destroyer Deal 1940 - U.S. agreed to "lend" its older destroyers to Great Britain. Signaled the end of U.S. neutrality in the war. Selective Service Act Law passed by Congress in 1917 that required all men from ages 21 to 30 to register for the military draft Election of 1940 Rossevelt (dem) vs. Wendell Wilkie (rep), Roosevelt wins ; FDR had to declare that he would not send Americans to war in order to win ; greatly plagued the years before WWII ; won in a landslide ; first time a president was elected for a third term Lend-Lease/Aresnal of Democracy allows America to sell, lend, or lease arms or other war supplies to any nation considered "vital to the defense of the U.S." Wolf Packs German submarines that traveled in groups in the North Atlantic Ocean to attack US ships and merchant ships. Alantic Charter a set of principles developed by fdr and churchill that would guide them in the years ahead to fight the war and after United Nations Declaration main idea was to keep fighting the axis powers, the countries who sign this are agreeing to fight Germany, Italy, and Japan Pearl Harbor United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. Isoruko Yamamoto Admiral of japanese fleet Chuichi Nagumo japanese commander of task force Admiral Husband Kimmel Admiral in charge of pearl harbor General Walter Short General of U.S. Army Frank Knox U.S. secretary of navy. He said, "The u.s navy was second to none" U.S.S. Oklahoma the first ship sunk in pearl harbor by the japanese U.S.S. Arazona the ship that had the most casualties in pearl harbor. Luftwaffe german planes in the B of B Vichy Gov't Frances gov't that was control by Henri Petain in Great Britain. Italy, Germany, and Japan What are the axis powers? 1935. and it was Italy taking over Ethiopia When was the earliest agression by the axis powers? Who was it and what was it? Rhineland, Austria, Sudetenland, and Czechoslavia Before Germany invaded poland, into what other areas had hitler sent troops?