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World War II Part 1
Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition
head of the Italian Fascist party. Mussoli and was leader of Italy, the first Fascist regime, during World War II.
German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
Book written by Hitler while he was exiled, my struggle.
in World War II, the nations of Germany, Italy, and Japan, which had formed an alliance in 1936.
investigated arms manufacturers and bankers of World War I. Claimed they had caused America's entry into WWI. Public opinion pushed Congress to pass the Neutrality Acts to keep us out of WWII.
a national policy of actively trading with foreign countries to foster peace and prosperity
Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to maintain peace and stability.
"Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare used by German forces against Poland n 1939
Miracle at Dunkirk
More than 300,000 troops were rescued from the harbor beaches by people in privately owned boats.
British statesman and leader during World War II
the Nazi program of exterminating Jews under Hitler
a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)
Nazi camp equipped with gassing facilities for mass murder of Jews (2,700,000 Jews).
Night of Broken Glass, Nov 9 1938 night when the Nazis killed or injured many Jews & destroyed many Jewish property
Lend Lease Act
allowed sales or loans of war materials to any country whose defense the president deems vital to the defense of the U.S
Hemispheric Defense Zone
Declaration that said that the entire western half of Atlantic was part of the Western Hemisphere and, therefore, neutral.
materials needed for fighting a war
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.