"The Lightning War"
to accept demands to avoid a conflict
a Japanese pilot who crashed into his target
discrimination against or hatred toward Jews
A ruler who has complete authority
Headed by a dictator; extreme nationalism
a strategy used in WWII that called for attacking key islands and then using them to leapfrog to other islands
deliberate destruction of a racial, political, or social group
Name given to the mass slaughter of Jews in WWII
detention centers for Japanese-Americans during WWII
Unresolved resentments from ________ was one of the causes of WWII
The group murdered millions of Jews and others during the Holocaust
This group of countries consisted of Germany Italy and Japan
This group of countries consisted of Great Britain, Soviet Union, and the US.
The country that attacked Pearl Habro
Prisoner of War
This is the full name for a "POW"
December 7, 1941
The "date which will live in infamy"
Laws that restricted what Jews could do
Issued along the coast to make American merchant ships less visible to German U-Boats
The largest military base in the world in WWII; it was located in NC
Battle of the Bulge
The last counter offensive made by the Germans
The agreement signed by Germany, Great Britain, and France to avoid war
nickname given to the area off the coast of NC near Cape Hatteras where German U-boats sank many American merchant vessels
The name given to the German government under Hitler's control during WWII
Type of government with a one-party totalitarian state in which the leader uses terror and violence to control and unit the country
Country that most POWs in NC came from
Name given to the white Indo-Europeans that Hitler thought were superior to all other races
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the US that was elected to a 4th term
Acts that were revised after Germany invaded Poland
Bedding, Ships, and Parachutes
Three items produced by NC during WWII
Good Neighbor Policy
The policy that was created by FDR to strengthen US relationships with Latin America
Name of the military unit most closely associated with NC during WWII
Act that said the US could send good to Great Britain or any other country that was fighting Nazis
Main cause of WWII: Europe did not embrace ______________
Main cause of WWII: Extreme ____________________
Main cause of WWII: Germany was seeking ________________, not reconciliation
extreme devotion and loyalty to one's country
type of government in the US
type of government in Great Britain
type of government in the Soviet Union
type of government in Germany
type of government in Japan
type of government in Italy
leader of Great Britain
Franklin D. Roosevelt
leader of the US for most of WWII
leader of Soviet Union
Leader of Germany
emperor of Japan in WWII
Prime Minister of Japan in WWII
Leader of Italy in WWII; he founded fascism
Germans and Italians
These two groups were sent to the US as POWs from Europe (perhaps for containment, no space, prevention)
NC's textile mills, military bases, factories, etc. were heavily ________ to prevent attack and sabotage
Camp in NC where many Marines trained in WWII
These Americans were targeted after the attack on Pearl Harbor - they were seen as a threat and placed in internment camps.
This word describes the United States' stand on war at the beginning of WWII because we wanted to stay away from all the fighting
In response to the Munich Agreement, this Prime Minister disagreed with appeasing Hitler and said something had to be done about this actions
# of terms served by FDR - the most of an US president
Battle of Midway
Turning point of the war in the Pacific because it was the most significant Japanese naval defeat - Japan was unaware of our aircraft carriers.
By taking this island in the Pacific, the US had a landing base closer to Japan and did not have to rely on aircraft carriers.
When __________ surrendered to the Allies, Mussolini resigned as leader
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