Leader with complete control of a country's government.
Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
Policy that allowed Great Britain to borrow military supplies from the US during WWII.
Form of government in which individual freedoms are denied and the government has complete power.
World War II (WWII)
War fought from 1939 to 1945 between the Allies and the Axis, involving most of the countries in the world. The US joined the Allies in 1941, helping them to victory.
Government limiting of the amount of food each person in the US could buy during WWII.
First African American fighter pilots.
Code name given to the effort to build an atomic bomb in the US.
Type of bomb built during WWII that was more powerful than any built before it.
Battle of Midway
WWII naval battle between the US and Japan in 1942, which weakened the Japanese threat in the Pacific.
Battle of Stalingrad
Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during WWII, from 1942 to 1943, that was the furthest extent of German advance into the Soviet Union.
Battle of the Bulge
WWII battle in December 1944between Germany and Allied troops that was the last German offensive in the West. General George S. Patton led the Allies to victory.
Prison in which the Nazis enslaved and murdered millions of Jews and other groups during WWII.
Murder of about 12 million people, including 6 million Jews, by the Nazis during WWII.