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13 terms

Global II: Chapter 26

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demilitarized
elimination or prohibit weapons
sanctions
restrictions intended to enforce international law
appeasement
satisfying reasonable demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to maintain peace and stability
blitzkrieg
"Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare used by German forces against Poland n 1939, supported by air power
isolationism
a national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs
neutrality
the state of not taking sides, especially in a war or dispute
partisans
Resistance fighters
genocide
deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group: jewish people
collborators
people who assisted the enemy; helped Nazi hunt down the Jews
mobilization
the process of assembling troops and supplies and making them ready for war
kamikaze
Japanese suicide pilots who loaded their planes with explosives and crashed them into American ships.
blitz
British term for the German air raids on British cities and towns during WWII
Cold War
state of hostility or tension between the Soviet Union and the United States but without military action