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Chapt. 36 AP US History
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an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s
Chester W. Nimitz
a fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief
Dwight D. Eisenhower
the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander
George S. Patton
a United States Army general, who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of World War II
Harry S. Truman
the 33rd President of the United States. As the final running mate of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, Truman succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died after months of declining health
a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics
War Production Board
was an agency of the United States government that supervised war production during World War II. President Franklin D. Roosevelt established it on January 16, 1942, with Executive Order 9024.
Office of Price Administration
The functions of the OPA were originally to control money (price controls) and rents after the outbreak of World War II.
the day (June 6, 1944) in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy.
Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day, or simply V Day was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945
The Big Three—Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (replaced on July 26 by Prime Minister Clement Attlee), and U.S. President Harry Truman—met in Potsdam, Germany, from July 17 to August 2, 1945, to negotiate terms for the end of World War II
Victory over Japan Day is a name chosen for the day on which Japan surrendered, in effect ending World War II, and subsequent anniversaries of that even
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