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Worthington - World War II

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Kamikaze
JAPANESE "SUICIDE" PILOTS
Battle of the Bulge
LAST GERMAN OFFENSIVE
Battle of Leyte Gulf
LARGEST NAVAL BATTLE
Tojo
PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN
Battle of the Coral Sea
SEA BATTLE FOUGHT ENTIRELY WITH AIRPLANES
Island Hopping
SKIP OVER HEAVILY FORTIFIED ISLANDS
Stalingrad
TURNING POINT OF THE WAR IN RUSSIA
Phony War
WHAT NEWSPAPERS CALLED W.W. II WHEN THERE WAS NO GERMAN
Midway
TURNING POINT OF WAR IN PACIFIC
The Blitz
WHAT THE BRITISH CALLED THE AIR ATTACKS BY GERMANY
Iwo Jima & Okinawa
WITH THE CAPTURE OF THESE ISLANDS, WE GOT CLOSE ENOUGH TO BOMB JAPAN
El Alamein
TURNING POINT IN NORTH AFRICA
Hirohito
JAPANESE EMPEROR
aircraft carriers
WHEN JAPAN SUNK OUR BATTLESHIPS AT PEARL HARBOR, IT MADE US RELY ON THESE
Poland
When Hitler invaded this country, World War II started
V-J Day
VICTORY IN JAPAN
Non-aggression Pact
Hitler and Stalin agree not to fight, but to divide Poland
Anschluss
Term for the annexation of Austria
Sudetenland
Area of Czechoslovakia, where Germans lived, taken by Hitler
Munich Conference
Britain and France try to appease Hitler by letting him keep the land he had taken
Ethiopia
When the League of Nations could do nothing to stop the Italian attack of this country, it showed the League was worthless
Cash and Carry
FDR got supplies to the British if they bought it in the U.S. and brought them home themselves
America 1st Committee
Group that tried to keep us from entering World War II
Superpowers
U.S. and U.S.S.R.
Charles DeGaulle
LEADER OF THE FREE FRENCH
Dwight Eisenhower
SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER
Royal Air Force
THEY SHOT DOWN GERMAN BOMBERS AND WON THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
5th Columnists
THEY HELPED NAZIS TAKE OVER THEIR COUNTRY THE NAME NOW MEANS "TRAITOR"
D-Day
OPERATION OVERLORD
Atlantic Charter
UNOFFICIAL ALLIANCE BETWEEN US AND BRITAIN
MacArthur
. U.S. COMMANDER IN PHILIPPINES; SAYS, "I SHALL RETURN"
Hiroshima
WE DROPPED THE 1ST ATOMIC BOMB HERE
Lend-Lease
. WE LOANED BRITAIN MILITARY EQUIPMENT IN RETURN FOR LEASES ON MILITARY BASES
Dunkirk
BRITISH ARMY RESCUED FROM COAST OF FRANCE
Bataan Death March
THE JAPANESE FORCE 76,000 PRISONERS OF WAR TO WALK TO A PRISON IN BLAZING HEAT
Yalta and Potsdam
CONFERENCES BETWEEN U.S., BRITAIN, AND U.S.S.R. AGREEING TO SPLIT UP EUROPE
Nagasaki
THE 2ND ATOMIC BOMB WAS DROPPED ON THIS CITY
V-1 Buzz Bomb
1ST GUIDED MISSILE; USED TO BOMB BRITAIN
Erwin Rommel
CALLED THE "DESERT FOX";HE LED GERMAN TANK CORPS
Soft Underbelly of Europe
What Churchill called Italy
Elbe River
Where Russian and U.S. troops met up as they defeated Germany
Arbeit Macht Frei
Sign above the Auschwitz Death Camp - Work makes you free
Code Talkers
Navajo who helped us transmit messages that the Japanese could not break
Yamamoto
Japanese Admiral who planned the Pearl Harbor attack
Burma Road
Used to get supplies into Free China during WWII.
Stalin
DICTATOR OF U.S.S.R. DURING W.W. II
Vichy
FRENCH PUPPET GOVT. THAT COOPERATED WITH THE NAZIS
Mussolini
FASCIST DICTATOR OF ITALY
Blitzkrieg
GERMANS CALLED IT "LIGHTNING WAR";
Maginot Line
. FRENCH UNDERGROUND FORTS
Appeasement
GIVING A BULLY THEIR WAY TO AVOID A FIGHT
Axis Powers
GERMANY, ITALY, AND JAPAN
Tokyo Rose
WOMEN WHO BROADCAST PROPAGANDA TO TROOPS FIGHTING AGAINST JAPAN
V-E Day
MAY 8, 1945; WE WON VICTORY IN EUROPE
Albert Einstein
HIS THEORIES LED TO THE ATOMIC BOMB
Enola Gay
PLANE THAT DROPPED 1ST ATOMIC BOMB
Franklin Roosevelt
OUR PRESIDENT FOR MOST OF W.W. II
Harry Truman
HE FOLLOWED F.D.R. AS PRESIDENT AND MADE THE DECISION TO DROP THE ATOMIC BOMB
Winston Churchill
PRIME MINISTER OF BRITAIN IN W.W. II
Manhattan Project
CODE NAME FOR OUR DEVELOPMENT OF THE ATOMIC BOMB