Japenese invaded the Phillippines and the Allies got pushed back.
A former journalist and soldier that established a government based on the political theory of fascism in Italy.
Battle of Stalingrad
German Army fought for Stalingrad. Soviets came and surrounded the Germans so they surrendered.
Victory in Europe- May 8, 1945.
World War 1 veteran and polotician that started the Holocaust.
The day Allied soldiers finally landed on Normandy (June 6, 1944) and had the largest sea-and-land invasion in history against the Germans. There was huge casualties on both sides but the Allies ended up winning.
What Roosevelt and Winston Churchill signed in which they agreed to work for peace after the war ended.
Harry S Truman
Who took over as President (was vice-president) after Roosevelt died.
Bataan Death March
When the Japenese marched more than 70,000 Americans and Filipinos to prison camps. There were many deaths.
Entire group of people killed using industrial methods.
Japenese General that countinued Japans policy of expansion.
Battle of Midway
Battle of carrier-based airplanes between the Japenese and the Allies in which warplanes fought in the air, trying to sink each others aircraft carriers. Allies won.
A huge effort to develope an atomic bomb that employed more than 600,000 people. Big secret, Truman didn't even know.
U.S. General that broke through German lines at Normandy in July with tank forces (following D-Day).
Battle of Coral Sea
Nimitz and his Allied fleet moved on Japenese fleet in Austrailia. A lot of damage was done and no one won.
A weapon that produced great destructive power by splitting atoms. Einstein's idea.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
General of British and American forces and was a master at organization and planning. Pushed back Germans.
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Japenese and Allied navies met and fought the largest naval battle in history. The Allies ended up winning.
Deliberate mass-murder of an entire race of people.
Axis powers general that led the German Afrika Korps. Known as the Desert Fox because he was a master of warfare and surprise attacks.
Battle of El Alamein
Montgomery and Rommel's forces fought around Egypt. British forces stopped Rommel's advance. America and Britain won.
Conquering one island after another, landing on only the most important islands.
Allies General that was in control of the Phillippines and said, "I shall return."
Battle of the Bulge
As a last resort, Germany attacked and almost broke Allied lines in heavy snow, who were outnumbered, suprised, and had no air support. The Allies ended up winning.
Planes used by the Japenese airforce in a deadly tactic involving crashing the piloted planes into Allied ships.