The Guomindang, during World War 2, was?
the resistance government of the Chinese versus Japan's invasion of China
The Italian fascists used which was as an excuse to intervene and gain valuable military experience?
Spanish Civil War
The weakness of the League of Nations was revealed in its inability to take any substantial action in response to the Italian invasion of?
In 1938, Germany sent troops into what country and forced its leaders to accept the Anschluss?
In the wake of the Munich Conference, what leader proposed that the meeting had ensured "peace in our time"?
While the Russian-German Treaty of Nonagression was on the surface a nonaggression treaty, it had secret stipulations that spelled out?
The Division of eastern Europe
In the Battle of Britain, the Germans hoped to defeat the English?
Almost solely through air attacks led by the Luftwaffe
Hitler's comment "You only have to kick in the door, and the whole rotten structure will come down" was a referance to which of the following powers?
The Soviet Union
By December 1914, the Soviets gained two new allies in their struggle to defeat the German invasion of their country; a sever winter and?
the United States
Japan, Germany, and Italy- known as the Axis powers- squared off against the Allied powers of France, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, China, and the United States.
In 1933, Japan withdrew from the League of Nations after it condemned Japan for its conquest of Manchuria.
Benito Mussolini promised to bring glory to Italy through acquisition of territories; Ethiopia, Libya, Albania were acquired through conquest and annexation.
In March 1938, Hitler forced Anschluss with Austria, justifying the annexation as an attempt to reintegrate all Germans into a single homeland.
On 1 September 1939, the German military invaded Poland; the world was stunned with the German Blitzkrieg and sudden victory.
On 7 December 1941, Japanese pilots attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with the hope of destroying American naval capacity in the Pacific, which would clear the way for conquest of southeast Asia for Japan.
With the Soviets attacking from the east and with U.S. and British forces attacking Germany from the west, the Allies forced a conditional surrender of Germany on 8 May 1945.
The combination of the Soviet Union declaring war on Japan in August 1945 and the devastation caused by nuclear bombs persuaded Emperor Hirohito to surrender unconditionally on 15 September 1945.