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Kamikaze

JAPANESE "SUICIDE" PILOTS

Battle of the Bulge

LAST GERMAN OFFENSIVE

Battle of Leyte Gulf

LARGEST NAVAL BATTLE

Tojo

PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN

Battle of the Coral Sea

SEA BATTLE FOUGHT ENTIRELY WITH AIRPLANES

Island Hopping

SKIP OVER HEAVILY FORTIFIED ISLANDS

Stalingrad

TURNING POINT OF THE WAR IN RUSSIA

Phony War

WHAT NEWSPAPERS CALLED W.W. II WHEN THERE WAS NO GERMAN

Midway

TURNING POINT OF WAR IN PACIFIC

The Blitz

WHAT THE BRITISH CALLED THE AIR ATTACKS BY GERMANY

Iwo Jima & Okinawa

WITH THE CAPTURE OF THESE ISLANDS, WE GOT CLOSE ENOUGH TO BOMB JAPAN

El Alamein

TURNING POINT IN NORTH AFRICA

Hirohito

JAPANESE EMPEROR

aircraft carriers

WHEN JAPAN SUNK OUR BATTLESHIPS AT PEARL HARBOR, IT MADE US RELY ON THESE

Poland

When Hitler invaded this country, World War II started

V-J Day

VICTORY IN JAPAN

Non-aggression Pact

Hitler and Stalin agree not to fight, but to divide Poland

Anschluss

Term for the annexation of Austria

Sudetenland

Area of Czechoslovakia, where Germans lived, taken by Hitler

Munich Conference

Britain and France try to appease Hitler by letting him keep the land he had taken

Ethiopia

When the League of Nations could do nothing to stop the Italian attack of this country, it showed the League was worthless

Cash and Carry

FDR got supplies to the British if they bought it in the U.S. and brought them home themselves

America 1st Committee

Group that tried to keep us from entering World War II

Superpowers

U.S. and U.S.S.R.

Charles DeGaulle

LEADER OF THE FREE FRENCH

Dwight Eisenhower

SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER

Royal Air Force

THEY SHOT DOWN GERMAN BOMBERS AND WON THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

5th Columnists

THEY HELPED NAZIS TAKE OVER THEIR COUNTRY THE NAME NOW MEANS "TRAITOR"

D-Day

OPERATION OVERLORD

Atlantic Charter

UNOFFICIAL ALLIANCE BETWEEN US AND BRITAIN

MacArthur

. U.S. COMMANDER IN PHILIPPINES; SAYS, "I SHALL RETURN"

Hiroshima

WE DROPPED THE 1ST ATOMIC BOMB HERE

Lend-Lease

. WE LOANED BRITAIN MILITARY EQUIPMENT IN RETURN FOR LEASES ON MILITARY BASES

Dunkirk

BRITISH ARMY RESCUED FROM COAST OF FRANCE

Bataan Death March

THE JAPANESE FORCE 76,000 PRISONERS OF WAR TO WALK TO A PRISON IN BLAZING HEAT

Yalta and Potsdam

CONFERENCES BETWEEN U.S., BRITAIN, AND U.S.S.R. AGREEING TO SPLIT UP EUROPE

Nagasaki

THE 2ND ATOMIC BOMB WAS DROPPED ON THIS CITY

V-1 Buzz Bomb

1ST GUIDED MISSILE; USED TO BOMB BRITAIN

Erwin Rommel

CALLED THE "DESERT FOX";HE LED GERMAN TANK CORPS

Soft Underbelly of Europe

What Churchill called Italy

Elbe River

Where Russian and U.S. troops met up as they defeated Germany

Arbeit Macht Frei

Sign above the Auschwitz Death Camp - Work makes you free

Code Talkers

Navajo who helped us transmit messages that the Japanese could not break

Yamamoto

Japanese Admiral who planned the Pearl Harbor attack

Burma Road

Used to get supplies into Free China during WWII.

Stalin

DICTATOR OF U.S.S.R. DURING W.W. II

Vichy

FRENCH PUPPET GOVT. THAT COOPERATED WITH THE NAZIS

Mussolini

FASCIST DICTATOR OF ITALY

Blitzkrieg

GERMANS CALLED IT "LIGHTNING WAR";

Maginot Line

. FRENCH UNDERGROUND FORTS

Appeasement

GIVING A BULLY THEIR WAY TO AVOID A FIGHT

Axis Powers

GERMANY, ITALY, AND JAPAN

Tokyo Rose

WOMEN WHO BROADCAST PROPAGANDA TO TROOPS FIGHTING AGAINST JAPAN

V-E Day

MAY 8, 1945; WE WON VICTORY IN EUROPE

Albert Einstein

HIS THEORIES LED TO THE ATOMIC BOMB

Enola Gay

PLANE THAT DROPPED 1ST ATOMIC BOMB

Franklin Roosevelt

OUR PRESIDENT FOR MOST OF W.W. II

Harry Truman

HE FOLLOWED F.D.R. AS PRESIDENT AND MADE THE DECISION TO DROP THE ATOMIC BOMB

Winston Churchill

PRIME MINISTER OF BRITAIN IN W.W. II

Manhattan Project

CODE NAME FOR OUR DEVELOPMENT OF THE ATOMIC BOMB

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