World War 2 People and Events
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Man of Steel, created Communist state, led Soviet Union, Allied Powers, killed between 8-13 million
totalitarian leader of Italy. Axis Power, established Fascism, rose because of economic turmoil
prime minister of England during WWII, part of Allies
leader of Japan during WWII and part of Axis Powers
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President, leader of America during WWII, died weeks before ending and made Truman take over
Harry S. Truman
took over for Roosevelt and forced to decide whether to drop atomic bombs
segregated unit of African Americans that were first to receive pilot training
Rosie the Riveter
symbolic figure represents working women in the war
Fascist dictator of Germany who carried out the Holocaust.
Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan
Alliance between the U.S., Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union
the Nazi program of exterminating Jews under Hitler
A limited portion or allowance of food or goods; limitation of use
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately.
Detention centers where more than 100,000 Japanese Americans were relocated during World War II by order of the President.
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
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