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  1. The prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
  2. Japanese city in which the first atomic bomb was dropped (August 6, 1945). The bombing hastened the end of World War II
  3. US Controlled country that was a group of islands in Southeast Asia. This country was captured by Japan in April 1942 but was recaptured by the US in March 1945
  4. Fought during the winter of 1942, it was the first major Soviet victory of World War II and a turning point for the Allies. It claimed more lives than any other singles conflict in the War but prevented the Nazis from capturing Russia and was a crucial factor in their eventual defeat.
  5. He was the U. S. general who led the attack in North Africa in Nov. of 1942.He was the master organizer of the D-Day invasion in Europe (June 6, 1944). He ran for the Republican ticket in the 1952 and the1956 elections and won.
  6. American commander in Pacific campaign of World War II; headed American occupation government of Japan after the war; later commanded international forces during Korean War.

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  1. Neutrality ActsFought during the winter of 1942, it was the first major Soviet victory of World War II and a turning point for the Allies. It claimed more lives than any other singles conflict in the War but prevented the Nazis from capturing Russia and was a crucial factor in their eventual defeat.

          

  2. PartisansUS Controlled country that was a group of islands in Southeast Asia. This country was captured by Japan in April 1942 but was recaptured by the US in March 1945

          

  3. BlitzkriegUS Controlled country that was a group of islands in Southeast Asia. This country was captured by Japan in April 1942 but was recaptured by the US in March 1945

          

  4. Pearl HarborUnited 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.

          

  5. Harry TrumanIrregular forces which use guerrilla tactics when operating in enemy-occupied territory. During the Holocaust, partisans operated secretly in their efforts to assist Jews and others persecuted by the Nazis. They eventually killed Mussolini.

          

  6. Winston ChurchillA noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West.

          

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