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American History Chapter 25 review

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Douglas McArthur
in December of 1941, who commanded the Allied forces in the Philippines?
The plan to develop the atomic bomb
what was the manhattan project?
Japan
nation that as defeated at the battle of Midway after its plans of an attack were intercepted
Harry S. Truman
did not attend the Yalta Conference
Nazi leaders
defendants at the nuremberg trials
Truman
Roosevelt's vp
V-E Day
marked the end of the war in Europe
Majdanek
1st death camp liberated by allies
Eisenhower
general that commanded operation overlord, allied invasion of europe
D-day
marked invasion of nazi europe
Operation Torch
code name for invasion of axis' northern africa
battle of the atlantic
used convoys, sonar, and radar to help allies win this battle
George Patton
general that led american troops who liberated paris from germany
Battle of the Bulge
initial success of german due to allies being caught off guard
OPA
fought inflation by freezing prices of most goods
Phil Randolph
organized march of washington (discrimination)
Douglas McArthur
"I Shall return"
Niesi
american citizens who's parents emigrated from japan
WAC's
worked as nurses, ambulance drivers, (all but combat)
Battle of Stalingrad
turning point in the war (allies began to win)
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
dropped the Atom bomb on
Yalta Conference
consisted of three leaders (Churchill, Stalin, and Rosevelt) at the black sea resort... (Discussed germany's post war fate)
Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt
atenders to yalta conference
selective service
expanded draft toward armed forces needs
rationing
established fixed allotments of goods deemed essential for military use
G. Marshall
believed some duties could be done better by woman