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WWII began w/ Hit's inv of ____ in 1939.
What was the name of the "covenant" that Nazi Germany made w/ USSR in 1939, and will later break in August 1941?
Nazi soviet non agression pact
In the first two years of the war, the US stayed officially, ____.
Once ___ fell to Ger in the summer of '40, Pres. Roosevelt began sending massive aid to GB to help it defend itself.
In early '41, FDR convinced Con to enact the ___-___ program, which allowed GB to receive even more mil'y and other aid.
Once J attacked ____ ___ on Dec 7, '41, FDR had the support of the Am people. The US entered the war on the ___ side.
In mid-41, Hit turned on his former partner and inv the ____ ____.
During the '30s, a militaristic J inv'd and brutalized ___ and ___ as it sought mil'y and Econ domination over Asia.
China and Manchuria
When FDR stopped US fuel and metal shipments to J, this act caused the Ja to inv northern ___.
'40, J signed the ___ ___ w/ Italy and Ger. Each nat pledged to help the other in the event that the US should attack it.
___ ___ (Japanese) who favored expansionist foreign policy, became
What was the quote that FDR used when he referred to the attack on PH.
"A day that will live in infamy"
This US Gen had been pushing for mil'y preparedness. He also headed all mil'y activities during the w.
America and its allies (GB and USSR, after being inv'd by Ger), followed a "___ ___ ___" strategy.
Defeat Hitler first
In the pacific, Am mil'y strategy called for an "___ -___ ___" campaign, seizing islands closer and closer to J and using them as bases for air attacks on J, and cutting off Ja sups through sub wf against Ja shipping.
Island hopping campaign
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