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the name for stalin's execution of his political rivals and enemies in which thousands died.
five year plan
the economic program which sought to create an industrial and invincible soviet union
this investigated why the us got into ww1 and concluded that economic motives led us into war.
prohibited munition sales to nations at war and warned us citizens not to travel on the ships of those nations
name for the nordic christians who had according to nazi ideology shown themselves to be superior
us response to Japan's invasion of Manchuria which said US wouldnt recognize territory gained by force
name of the us policy in the 1930's which tried to limit involvement in international affairs
hated by germans this agreement forced Germany to assume war guilt, pay reparations, lose land, and disarm
good neighbor policy
us efforts initiated in the 1930's to improve relations with latin american countries
1929 agreement between the vatican and the fasci di combattiment which increased the latter's power
nicknamed Il Duce i wanted to restore the glories of the roman empire to my country
second in command to Hitler and the head of the German Air Force Luftwaffe said "hed bomb britain into submission"
headed the america first committee which tried to keep america out of european squabbles
helped hitler with his book and was a close friend. Party secretarty untill captured and spent rest of the war in prision.
franklin D. Roosevelt
american president elected in 1932
said "december 7th a date which shall live in infamy"
Third Reich Propaganda minister who promoted nazi ideology and created cult of personality
british prime minister who after meeting with Hitler assured Britan that he secured "peace in our time"
head of the free-french government which was headquarted in great britain during the war
american journalist stationed in germany wrote Berlin Diary, This Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
british statesman said "great britain and france had to choose between dishonor and war. They choose dishonor, they shall have war."
the anschluss was but one example of this strategy followed by the western democracies in the 1930's
miracle of dunkirk
name for the evacuation across the english channel of french troops in danger of capture by germans
battle of britain
in reference to this military attack churchill said "never in the field of human conflict have so many owed so much to so few"
this was amended so that arms would be sold on a cash and carry basis to nations who were victims of aggression
wrote letter to FDR about germanys atomic weapon program resulted in the creation of the OSRD
a. philip randolph
head of the brotherhood sleeping car porters; threatened to strike and march on washington
army commander of Pearl Harbor, i ordered the planes to be parked wing to wing for easier defense
a german general my mission was to block northern italy so the allies didnt cross the alps
dwight d. eisenhower
supreme allied commander in the european theater and chief planner of the normandy invasion
physicist who led opposition to the use of the atomic bomb by gathering 70 signature petition
post war issues like the fate of eastern europe and the creation of the un were this conferences topic
battle of guadalcanal
first us land offensive in the pacific theater which took place in solomon islands
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