"Der Fuhrer", German dictator that turned his nation into a war machine, wanted to conquer Europe.
"Il Duce," Italian dictator that wanted to bring back the Roman Empire
Soviet Communist dictator that imprisoned or killed millions of his own countrymen.
British PM that said we could have "peace in our time" after signing a pact.
General that overthrew the Spanish Republican Govt. with Axis help.
After the evacuation of Dunkirk he was the leader of the "Free French."
He led a French Puppet govt. from the city of Vichy. His govt. was under Nazi control.
British PM who said "we shall never surrender, never" during the Battle of Britain.
Chinese Communist that fought the Japanese in northern China.
F. D. Roosevelt
He won a third Presidential term in 1940. He said 12-7-41 would "live in infamy."
Republican Presidential candidate in 1940 that said FDR would lead us into war.
He was a celebrity member of the America First Committee. Anti-war, later fought in the war.
Japanese General that assumed power as the premier of Japan.
Japanese Admiral that planned the attack on Pearl Harbor. "We have awakened a sleeping giant."
Japanese Emperor that lost control to military leadership.
North African nation invaded by Italy.
East European nation invaded by Italy.
Territory militarized by Germany in violation of the Versailles Treaty.
Nation of Hitler's birth, annexed by Germany in 1938
German city where Euro leaders met and signed a pact attempting to avoid war.
Sept. 1st 1939. Invaded by Germany, later USSR took the eastern half.
Invaded May 1940 by Germany. Next step was a German invasion of France.
Invaded by the Germans then split into the Nazi controlled North, Vichy controlled South & a free govt. in exile.
Territory in Northern China that Japan wanted to seize for its coal & iron deposits.
Euro nation whose civil war became a proving ground for axis weapons.
Hitler's autobiography that outlined his plan for building Germany and conquering Europe.
It is the German use of mechanized war. A.K.A. "Lightning War."
An act that would make the US the "Great Arsenal of Democracy." We would provide weapons to the Allies. 40 Nations received aid @ a cost of $49 billion.
The practice of giving into demands to avoid war.
A form of govt. that includes a military dictator and places the state above the individual.
The French line of defense on the German border that proved to be totally useless.
Name for the French that spied on or sabotaged the Germans operating in France.
1st Neutrality Act
1935. Law passed by Congress that said the US would not conduct trade with any nation at war.
2nd Neutrality Act
1936. Law passed by Congress that said the US would not extend loans or credit to any nation at war.
3rd Neutrality Act
1937. Law that allowed non military trade with nations at war only if it was on a "cash and carry" basis.
New technology that helped the British win the Battle of Britain but was ignored @ Pearl Harbor.
Location of the worst US Naval defeat in our history. Included several military bases in Hawaii.
Aircraft carrier that launched the "Revenge Raid on Tokyo." A.K.A. Doolittle's Raid.