World War II Crossword

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Dec 28, 2016
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The deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. Genocide
A place where a large number of people were prisoned by Nazis. concentration camps
The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II. battle of midway
Mexican laborer allowed into the US for a limited time as a seasonal agricultural worker. bracero program
An international organization composed of most of the countries of the world. It was founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and economic development. united nations
The popular name of a group of African-American pilots who fought in World War II. tuskegee airmen
Established rules in 1864 for the treatment of prisoners of war, the sick, and the wounded. geneve convention
People who used secret communication during wartime. navajo code talkers
President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe certain areas as military zones. executive order
Mexican laborer allowed into the US for a limited time as a seasonal agricultural worker. bracero program
1.destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war holocaust

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wold war II (part 2) Crossword

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Jan 1, 2017
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naval battle of World War II (June 1942) battle of midway
a series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated on August 4, 1942, when the United States signed the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement with Mexico. bracero program
a place where large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution concentration camps
a United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942. executive order 9066
a multilateral agreement regulating international trade. GATT
the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. genocide
the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. holocaust
one of a series of agreements concerning the treatment of prisoners of war and of the sick, wounded, and dead Geneva convention
an act or instance of interning internment
organized in 1942, to explore the isolation of radioactive isotopes and the production of an atomic bomb Manhattan project
people in the 20th century who used obscure languages as a means of secret communication during wartime Navajo code talkers
the former U.S federal agency (1942–45) charged with disseminating information about World War II OWI
a fixed allowance of provisions or food, especially for soldiers or sailors or for civilians during a shortage rationing
the nations that signed the joint declaration in Washington, D.C., January 2, 1942, pledging to employ full resources against the Axis powers, not to make a separate peace united nations
consists of debt securities issued by a government for the purpose of financing military operations during times of war war bonds
group of African-American military pilots who fought in world war II Tuskegee airmen

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world war 2 Crossword

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Mar 11, 2016
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sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section stock market crash
the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world great depression
period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US dust bowl
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. hoovervilles
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned corporation in the United State TVA
FDR'S more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression second new deal
United States labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions wagner act
a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. social security act
As the chair of the United Nations Human Rights Commission eleanor roosovelt
an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana huey long
a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court. court packing bill
a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement a phillip randolph
United States naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese pearl harbor
is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial. internment
the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war mobilization
ow each person to have only a fixed amount rationing
providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II. lend lease
A naval and air battle fought in World War II in which planes from American aircraft carriers blunted the Japanese naval threat in the Pacific Ocean battle of midway
the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II d day
Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European theatre of World War II battle of berlin
dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, atomic bomb
Laboratory, known as Project Y, was conceived during the early part of World War II los alamos
a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II the Manhattan project
the killing of six million jews holocaust

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World War 2 Crossword

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Jan 3, 2017
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naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands battle of midway
a series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated on August 4, 1942, when the United States signed the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement with Mexico bracero program
a place where large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution concentration camps
was a United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942. executive order9066
a multilateral agreement regulating international trade. According to its preamble, its purpose was the "substantial reduction of tariffs and other trade barriers and the elimination of preferences, on a reciprocal and mutually advantageous basis." Gatt
one of a series of agreements concerning the treatment of prisoners of war and of the sick, wounded, and dead in battle first made at Geneva, Switzerland in 1864 Geneva convection
the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. genocide
a sacrifice completely consumed by fire; burnt offering. ... (usually initial capital letter) the systematic mass slaughter of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps during World War II holocaust
putting a person in prison or other kind of detention, generally in wartime internment
The code name for the effort to develop atomic bombs for the United States during World War II. The first controlled nuclear reaction took place in Chicago in 1942, and by 1945, bombs had been manufactured that used this chain reaction to produce great explosive force Manhattan project
consists of debt securities issued by a government for the purpose of financing military operations during times of war war bonds
an international organization formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperation among member countries united nations
allow each person to have only a fixed amount of (a particular commodity). rationing
a United States government agency created during World War II to consolidate existing government information services and deliver propaganda both at home and abroad owi
the popular name of a group of African-American military pilots (fighter and bomber) who fought in World War II. Tuskegee airmen
people in the 20th century who used obscure languages as a means of secret communication during wartime Navajo code talkers

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WWII Crossword

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Feb 1, 2017
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Theory of government in which a single party or leader controls the economic social and cultural lives of its people Totalitarianism
Prejudice and discrimination against Jewish people AntiSemitic
Name no used to describe a systematic murder by Nazi of Jews and others Holocaust
Nazi camp design for extermination of prisoners Death camps
Organization of nations formed after in 1945 to promote peace Unitednations
7000 troops died in March to prison camps Bataandeathmarch
Created alliance between Germany, Italy and Japan during World War II Tripartite pact
Campus used by Nazis to imprison "Undesirable" members of society Concentration camps
The site of the U.S. Navy's main pacific base which Japan bombed Pearl harbor
Camp used the Nazis to imprison undesirable members of society Concentration camps
The site of US Navy's main specific base bombed by Japan Pearl harbor
Policy of granting concession in order to keep the peace appeasement
"Lightning war" emphasized use of speed and fire power to penetrate deep into enemy territory Blitzkrieg
Help kindle hope for the American military in the Pacific Battle of coral sea
Systematic killing of group of people based on something they have in common Genocide
American victory and turning point of the word Pacific Battle of Midway
President during the end of World War II Harry S Truman
Americans were a little too good they could purchase Rationing
American general and commander of allied forces during World War II Dwigh Eisenhower
Japanese pilots who deliberately crashed airplane into American chips Kamikaze
The development of atomic bomb Manhattan project
Trials in which Naty leaders were charged with what crimes Nuremberg trials
Giving up completely without concession Unconditional surrender
Massive amounts of bombs to inflict maximum damage Saturation bombing
Bringing laborers from Mexico to work on American farms Bracero program
Temporary imprisonment of members of a specific camp in isolated locations Internment
African American fighters Who fought in World War II Tuskegee airmen
Goal was to destroy Germany's capacity to make war Strategic bombing
A strategy capturing Japanese held an island in knowing others in a steady path towards being Island hopping
November 9, 1938- Night of organized violence in which Jews were arrested and killed and synagogue and Jewish businesses destroyed Kristallnacht

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World War II ( Part 2 ) Crossword

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Dec 15, 2016
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June 4th 1942 Battle of midway
mexican farm labor for the U.S. Bracero Program
place where large number of people were killed concentraction camp
A order in 1942 executive order 9006
agreement on national trade GATT
agreements concerning prisoners of war Geneva Convention
killling of alot of people Genocide
slaughtering of a mass scale holocaust
being put in prison Internment
project producing a nuclear bomb Manhattan Project
code language by indians navajo code
united states government agency created during war OWI
saving resources rationing
african airmen tuskgee airmen
international orginization united nations
debt secruity and money for financing the military war bonds

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World War II Pt. 2 Crossword

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Jan 3, 2017
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Took place in the Pacific Theater of War, and is considered the most important battle in the Pacific. Battle of MIdway
a series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated on August 4, 1942, when the United States signed the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement with Mexico. Bracero Program
A camp where persons (as prisoners of war, political prisoners, or refugees) are detained or confined. Concentration Camps
A United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942. Executive Order 9066
a series of treaties, between on the treatment of civilians, prisoners of war (POWs) and soldiers who are otherwise rendered hors de combat, or incapable of fighting. Geneva Convention
was implemented to further regulate world trade to aide in the economic recovery following the war GATT
the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. Genocide
the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during World War II Holocaust
the burial of a corpse in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites. Internment
a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons Manhattan Project
confounded the enemy by talking in a seemingly unbreakable code. Navajo COde talkers
a United States government agency created during World War II to consolidate existing government information services and deliver propaganda both at home and abroad Office of war information
The process of a governing body controlling the issuance of goods and services to the public. Rationing
were the first black servicemen to serve as military aviators in the U.S. armed forces, flying with distinction during World War II. Tuskegee Airmen
an international organization formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperation among member countries. United Nations
consists of debt securities issued by a government for the purpose of financing military operations during times of war. War Bonds

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World War 2 Crossword

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Feb 10, 2017
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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

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World War 2 Crossword

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Apr 20, 2016
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A war fought from 1939-1945 between the Axis powers-Germany, Italy, and Japan- and the allies, including France and Britain, and later the Soviet Union and the United States World War 2
An agreement in which nations promise to not attack one another Nonaggression pact
"Lightning war" - a form of warfare in which surprise attacks with fast- moving airplanes are followed by massive attacks with infantry forces Blitzkrieg
British prime minister who led the country to victory during world war 2 Winston Churchill
A series of battles between German and British air forces, fought over Britain in 1940-1941 Battle of Britain
A declaration of principles issued in August 1941 by British prime minister Winston Churchill and US president Franklin Rosevelt, on which the allied peace plan at the end of WW2 was based Atlantic charter
Japanese surprise attack on the American pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor
Hey 1942 sea and air battle of World War II, and which American forces defeated Japanese forces in the Central Pacific Battle of Midway
The commander of US allied forces in the Pacific, who developed the strategy of island hopping Douglas MacArthur
A 1942-1943 battle of World War II, in which Allied troops drove Japanese forces from the Pacific island of Guadalcanal Battle of Guadalcanal
A mass slaughter of Jews carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II Holocaust
"Night of broken glass" - the night of November 9th, 1938, on which the nazi storm troopers attacked Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues throughout Germany Kristallnacht
The systematic killing of an entire people Genocide
City neighborhoods in which European Jews were forced to live Ghetto
Hitler's program of systematically killing the entire Jewish people Final solution
American general who led operation torch in north Africa during World War II Dwight D Eisenhower
A 1942-1943 battle of WW2 in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union Battle of Stalingrad
June 6, 1944- the day on which the allies began their invasion of the European mainland during WW2 D-Day
A 1944-1945 battle in which allied forces turned back the last major German offensive of WW2 Battle of the bulge
During WW2, Japanese suicide pilots trained to sink allied ships by crashing bomb filled planes into them Kamikazes
A series of court proceedings held in Nuremberg Germany after World War II and what's not to leaders were tried for aggression violations of the rules of war and crimes against humanity Nuremberg trials
A reduction in a country's ability to wage war, achieved by the disbanding its Armed Forces and prohibiting it from acquiring weapons Demilitarization

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WWII Crossword Puzzle by Acadia Brown

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Mar 15, 2016
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a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth Stock Market Crash
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries, Great Depression
an area of land where vegetation has been lost and soil reduced to dust and eroded Dust Bowl
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. Hoovervilles
a federal agency that controls the electricity, irrigation and flood control from the dams and reservoirs along the Tennessee River. TVA
the term used by commentators at the time and historians ever since to characterize the second stage, 1935-36, of the New Deal programs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt Second New Deal
labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work Wagner Act
a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. social security act
the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a world-renowned advocate of liberal causes in her own right. Eleanor Roosevelt
served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. Huey Long
a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court. Court Packing Bill
a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement, and socialist political parties. A. Phillip Randolph
naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese air force on December 7, 1941, with great loss of American lives and ships Pearl Harbor
putting a person in prison or other kind of detention, generally in wartime Internment
act of assembling and organizing national resources to support national objectives in time of war or other emergencies Mobilization
allow each person to have only a fixed amount of (a particular commodity). Rationing
the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause with payment made by a return of the original items Lend-Lease
A naval and air battle fought in World War II in which planes from American aircraft carriers blunted the Japanese naval threat in the Pacific Ocean after Pearl Harbor. Battle of Midway
the day in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy. D-Day
last major battle in Europe during World War II. It resulted in the surrender of the German army and an end to Adolf Hitler's rule. Battle of Berlin
a bomb that derives its destructive power from the rapid release of nuclear energy by fission of heavy atomic nuclei, causing damage through heat, blast, and radioactivity. Atomic Bomb
An unincorporated community of north-central New Mexico northwest of Santa Fe. Los Alamos
a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II The Manhattan Project
a Jewish sacrificial offering that is burned completely on an altar. Holocaust

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WWII Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 10, 2016
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the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during WWII Holocaust
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other Trench Warfare
Austrian-born Nazi leader, Chancellor of Germany Hitler
Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II Axis Powers
nations allied in opposition to the Axis Powers Allied Powers
a federal republic comprising fifty states and the Federal District of Columbia United States
An island off the western coast of Europe comprising England Great Britain
Its capital and largest city is Paris France
Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin
Italy's dictator Mussolini
a colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons Mustard Gas
Book about hitlers future plans Mein Kampf
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism Jews
the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated D-Day
camps where Germany's prisoners went to be killed Concentration Camps
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force Dictator
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war Victory Gardens
Country Adolf Hitler became in control of during WWII Germany
the most powerful republic of the former Soviet Union Russia
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force Imperialism
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts Nationalism
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party Nazi
the action or process of appeasing Appeasement
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Nazi plan to kill 6 million Jews Final Solution
major United States naval base in Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikaze
Largest volcano island in Japan Iwojima
almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area Hiroshima

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