A forest in Belgium which was thought to be a natural obstacle against German tanks for the French until the spring of 1940.
This was issued by FDR and Churchill and outlined their goals for the postwar world.
Lightning warfare, a type of fast-moving warfare used by German forces against Poland in 1939.
Cash and Carry
A policy the US adopted in 1939 to preserve neutrality while helping the Allied Powers, which said that Britain and France could purchase goods if they paid in full.
A system in which private farms were eliminated, instead, the government owned all the land while the peasants worked on it.
A political system based on militarism, extreme nationalism, and blind loyalty to the state and its leader.
The Night of Broken Glass, November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews.
Allowed America to sell, lend, or lease arms or other war supplies to any nation considered "vital to the defense of the U.S."
A line of defense built by France to protect against German invasion that stretched from Belgium to Switzerland.
The region between Germany and France which demilitarized by Treaty of Versailles. Hitler later occupied and fortified the region.