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Arts and Humanities
Chapter 27 WWII Terms
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This country's government was headed by Stalin; totalitarian state with dictator; people worked in concentration camps; millions were executed here.
This country had a fascist government led by Mussolini, political parties were outlawed.
This country had a military state that spread the message of racial hatred toward Asians. ALSO, wants to destroy U.S ability to enter WWII
This country had Adolf Hitler as their dictator and had a totalitarian state and the government prosecuted Jews.
Causes of WWII
End Of WWI
September 1st, 1939
The date when Germany invaded Poland without having to fear of Soviet attack.
September 3rd-4th, 1939
Date when Britain and France declare war on Germany
Policy for U.S at the beginning of WWII
Rosie the Riveter
Symbolized the millions of women that worked in factories producing planes, tanks, ships, and other war goods.
December 7th, 1941-Japanese attack the U.S Pacific Naval Fleet here
Also known as "Operation Overlord." Largest ambitious invasion in human history
June 6th, 1944
The day "Operation Overlord" or D-Day began.
Goal of D-Day
To liberate France from Nazi rule and liberate Europe.
A member of the Nazi Party that believes in totalitarianism and dictatorship.
France/Britain/Germany meet. Hitler assures he wanted no more territory.
Declared that the U.S would lend ammunition and weapons and other war material with their Allies.
Battle of Stalingrad
Germany tries pushing the Soviet away from the western front to advance.
Italy and Germany would agree to join the Axis Powers together.
To be kept in an enormous area or camp during the war.
A citizen born in U.S/Canada whose parents were immigrants from Japan.
The Soviet Union would split up and join the Allies instead of joining Germany and the Axis Powers.
Jewish citizens were taken to concentration camps by Nazi Germany in the mid-1930s until Germany surrendered.
Battle of Midway
Naval battle in which Japan loses against the U.S. (Japan still wouldn't give up.)
Americans captured steppingstones to Japan in this type of strategy
Victory in Europe Day; U.S finish "Operation Overlord" in this victory.
Victory-In-Japan; Japan surrenders
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