Social Studies World War II
|Poland|| -country in Europe east of Germany|
-WWII started when Germany invaded 9/1/1939
|Blitzkrieg|| -form of warfare used by Germany|
-troops in vehicles made surprise strikes
-supported with airplanes
-means lightning war
|Winston Churchill|| -Prime Minister shortly after WWII began|
-he symbolized fierce determination of the British
-known for his fine oratory
-"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat."
-in praise of the British airmen-- Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."
|Battle of Britain|| air war over Britain launched by Germany ater the fall of France in 1940|
|RAF||Royal Air Force--defeated the Germans in the Battle of Britain|
|Luftwaffe||German Air Force|