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West Civ Ch. 12 Sec. 3
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How did Hitler begin to violate the Treaty of Versailles?
strengthening Germany's military and moving back in the Rhineland
When was the Treaty of Versailles signed?
The Treaty of Versailles told the German Army it could not exceed ____ soldiers.
What did the Treaty of Versailles tell Germany they could not have?
an Air Force
What did the Treaty of Versailles prevent the German Navy from having?
In the Treaty of Versailles, what country was given control of the Rhineland?
When did Germany rebuild their Army, Air Force, and Navy?
When did Germany retake the Rhineland form France?
What was the "living space" for the German people?
Hitler wanted additional _____.
Where was the Sudetenland located?
What the area inside of Czechoslovakia in which 3 million Ethnic Germans lived?
What does Hitler demand about the Sudetenland?
that it become part of Germany
What does Hitler's demand about the Sudetenland similar to?
1914 between Serbia and Bosnia
When was the Munich Conference?
What countries met at the Munich Conference?
Germany, France, and Britain
Who was the prime minister of Britain that attended the Munich Conference?
What did Neville Chamberlin agree should go to Hitler?
What does Neville Chamberlin obtain in response to his agreement that Hitler should get the Sudetenland?
Hitler's word that Germany will expand no further
What is the act of giving into the demands of an aggressor in order to keep the peace?
When did Chamberlin return to Britain after the Munich Conference?
What did Chamberlin proclaim when he arrived in Britain after the Munich Conference?
"We shall have peace in our time"
What were two reasons for appeasement?
War fatigue and The Great Depression
War Fatigue: The democratic governments of Europe and the US were willing to do anything to ____ another World War.
What economic disaster had just occurred in Britain, France, and the US that was a reason for appeasement?
The Great Depression
Who misjudged Hitler's plans for Germany and the world?
The Allied Powers
When was the Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis created?
Who was a part of the Axis Powers?
Italy, Germany, and Japan
War between the Axis Powers and the old _____ Powers seems inevitable.
What does Hitler not want to repeat from WWI?
What does Hitler refuse to fight with France and Russia?
A two-front war
When was Tsar Nicolas overthrown in Russia?
Who was Tsar Nicolas replaced by?
new communist government
What was the new communist government in Russia called?
the Soviet Union
What is the dictator called in the Soviet Union?
Who was the Soviet Premier in 1938?
When was the Nazi-Soviet Non Aggression Pact made?
What did the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact create?
peace between Hitler and Stalin
When did Germany invade Poland?
September 1, 1939
What did Britain and France do in response to Germany invading Poland?
they declare war on Germany
What is Total War?
a war in which there is no differentiation between combatants and non-combatants
What does Total War lead to?
aerial bombings of cities
What did Total War attempt to diminish?
the fighting spirit of a countries citizens
What does "blitz" mean?
What was the German Blitzkrieg?
a strategy focused on overwhelming the enemy with speed of your attack
What were the steps of the German Blitzkrieg?
Attack, Penetrate, Encircle
When did Germany and Italy invade France?
May 10, 1940
What type of tactics did the French Army use when Germany and Italy invaded on May 10, 1940?
France did not use ___ to send communication between troops.
France had very few ___ compared to Germany.
When did Paris fall to the Nazis?
June 14, 1940
What did the French people call the war when Germany and Italy took over Paris?
What does "L'Etrange Defaite" mean?
The Strange Defeat
When did France formally surrender to Germany?
June 22, 1940
Where did France formally surrender to Germany?
the same railway carriage used for the Treaty of Versailles
What does Germany occupy after France surrenders?
What type of government does Germany create in Southern France after France surrenders?
What is southern France, which has the puppet government, called?
Who are the Free-French?
French military members who resisted German occupation
Who was the leader of the Free-French?
Charles de Gaulle
What was the Nazi codename for the invasion of Britain?
Operation Sea Lion
How did Operation Sea Lion attempt to weaken Britain?
through air strikes
When did the Blitz begin?
September 7, 1940
The German Air Force began bombing ____
Germany wanted to bomb Britain into ____
Did Germany succeed in the Blitz in Britain?
no it had the opposite effect
The Blitz in Britain was an an example of ____
When did Hitler nullify the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact and invade the Soviet Union?
What was the codename for Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union?
What did Germany (in Operation Barbarossa) want to use Russia and the Ukraine for?
What did Germany want to eliminate through Operation Barbarossa?
What did Germany employ against the Soviets in Operation Barbarossa?
What strategy does Germany use in Operation Barbarossa?
What does Germany quickly conquer in Operation Barbarossa?
By Autumn, Germany was ready to capture ____ in Operation Barbarossa.
What did Stalin enact in response to Germany invading?
Scorched Earth Policy
How many Red Army (Soviet) casualties were there?
Who did the Red Army allow to fight?
The Red Army was prepared for the ___ of 1941
Who won the Battle of Stalingrad?
When did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?
December 7, 1941
What did Germany do after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor?
they declared war on the US
The U.S. joined the fight in:
Germany, Italy, and Japan
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