Japanese-Americans who were considered a threat to be traitors, sent off (by law) to camps
code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 by Roosevelt to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II.
United States physicist who directed the project at Los Alamos, Mexico that developed the first atomic bomb.
Office of Scientific Research and Development; made improvements in sonar and radar, along with pesticides and penicillin. Worked on the Manhattan Project.
Navajo Code Talkers
Native Americans from the Navajo tribe that used their own language to make a code for the U.S. military that the Japanese could not understand due to the rapid speaking.
Women's Auxiliary Army Corps. Women volunteering for the army would not be given the same rank, pay, or benefits as men who were doing the same thing as them.
Oveta Culp Hobby
Director of the Women's Army Corps during World War II; she held the rank of colonel and later became the second woman cabinet member, serving as secretary of health, education, and welfare.
Japan took over Churlia & then attacked china and was called raped of manjin; US set up an embargo
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II.
Battle of Stalingrad
Soviet and German armies fought over the the rich oil field. Soviets came out victorious.
1944. allied attack on Sicily, launched attack from northern Africa, aided by 50,000 Italian peasants, Hitler is the only enemy left to defeat in Europe.
June 6 1944, Normandy, France, Allied invasion of Western Europe; Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II.
the code name for the Allied invasion of Europe at Normandy on June 6, 1944; also known as D-Day
the first city the allies took from Hitler; city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders, Capital of Charlemagned's empire, a city in present day Germany
FDR, Churchill and Stalin met. Russia agreed to declare war on Japan after the surrender of Germany and in return FDR and Churchill promised the USSR concession in Manchuria and the territories that it had lost in the Russo-Japanese War
pearl harbor movie
Attack ordered by Hideki Tojo to destroy the American fleet. Did much damage, but did not destroy the fleet. America then declared war on Japan
Night of Broken Glass, Nov 9 1938 night when the Nazis killed or injured many jews & destroyed many jewish property
one of the most brutal concentration camps in which the Jews were severely persecuted by the Nazi Party