Create an account
army chief of staff general who pushed for the formation of women's auxiliary army corps to meet the growing need for military's work force
womens auxillary army corps
u.s. army unit created during ww2 to enable women to serve in noncombat positions
a. phillip randolph
african-american civil rights leader and union organizer who planned a march on Washington to protest racial discrimination in war industries and the armed forces
office of price administration
an agency established by congress to control inflation during world war 2
war production board
an agency established during world war 2 to coordinate the production of military supplies by u.s. industries
a restriction of people's right to buy unlimited amounts of particular foods and other goods, often implemented during wartime to ensure adequate supplies for the military
united states general who supervised the invasion of normandy, casablanca and the defeat of nazi germany
a name given to june 6, 1944 - the day on which the allies launched an invasion of the european mainland during world war 2
american general who fought in north africa and europe and won the battle of the bulge
battle of the bulge
a month-long battle of world war 2, in which the allies succeeded in turning back the last major german offensive of the war
a name given to may 8, 1945, "victory in europe day" on which general eisenhower's acceptance of unconditional surrender of nazi germany marked the end of world war 2 in europe
united states admiral of the pacific fleet during world war 2 who used aircraft carriers to destroy the japanese navy
battle of midway
a world war 2 battle that took place in early june 1942. the allies decimated the japanese fleet at midway, an island lying northwest of hawaii. the allies then took the offensive in the pacific and began to move closer to japan
involving or engaging in the deliberate crashing of a bomb-filled airplane into a military target
the court proceedings held in nuremberg, germany after world war 2, in which nazi leaders were tried for war crimes
gi bill of rights
a name given to the servicemen's readjustment act, a 1944 law that provided financial and educational benefits for world war 2 veterans
congress of racial equality
an interracial group founded in 1942 by james farmer to work against segregation in northern cities
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together