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  1. German word meaning lightning war. It was a German army tactic during World War II which called for quick moving, hard hitting drives into enemy territory.
  2. The last American base in the north Pacific west of Hawaii. Which was attacked by the Japanese known as "The Battle of Midway". Huge turning point in the war due to crushing blow dealt to the Japanese Navy after trying to ambush awaiting US Navy. Due to a American's break of Japanese Navy secret code.
  3. The President of the United States during the Depression and WWII. He instituted the New Deal. Served from 1933 to 1945, he was the only president in U.S. history to be elected to four terms
  4. United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
  5. US Controlled country that was a group of islands in Southeast Asia. This country was captured by Japan in April 1942 but was recaptured by the US in March 1945
  6. Southern Pro-Nazi French; govern themselves as loyal to Nazis; traitors to the Free French in Northern France

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  1. Erwin RommelA field marshal in the German army's Afrika Korps who specialized in tank warfare. Rommel came to be known by both friends and enemies as the "Desert Fox" for his brilliant strategies and surprise attacks in Germany's North Africa campaign.


  2. Dwight D. EisenhowerHe was the U. S. general who led the attack in North Africa in Nov. of 1942.He was the master organizer of the D-Day invasion in Europe (June 6, 1944). He ran for the Republican ticket in the 1952 and the1956 elections and won.


  3. Harry TrumanPresident of the US after Roosevelt's death; approved the use of the atomic bomb against Japan


  4. Winston ChurchillA noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West.


  5. StalingradFought during the winter of 1942, it was the first major Soviet victory of World War II and a turning point for the Allies. It claimed more lives than any other singles conflict in the War but prevented the Nazis from capturing Russia and was a crucial factor in their eventual defeat.


  6. Battle of BritainPresident of the US after Roosevelt's death; approved the use of the atomic bomb against Japan