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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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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World war 2 Crossword

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May 2, 2016
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Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target. Kamikazes
A treaty made by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939 that opened the way for both nations to invade Poland. Nazi Soviet
meeting between Stalin, Churchill, and Truman to discuss post-WWII potsdam conference
The Yalta Conference was a meeting of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet premier Joseph Stalin, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt early in February 1945 as World War II was winding down Yalta conference
uture President Dwight D. Eisenhower, then supreme commander of Allied Expeditionary Forces in World War II gives the go-ahead for a massive invasion of Europe Operation overload
nation was first used to describe certain nations in the Cold War. Satellite nations
Nazis coordinated an attack on Jewish people and their property in Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland. Kristallnacht
May 8, 1945, the day of victory in Europe for the Allies in World War II. VE Day
an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory. Blitzkrieg
resulting from a conference at sea, setting forth the peace aims of their governments for the period Atlantic charter
European recovery program Marshall plan
organized in 1942, to explore the isolation of radioactive isotopes and the production of an atomic bomb Manhattan project
the codename for Hitler's invasion of Russia Operation Barbarossa
Air Force Luftwaffe
established by the Communist parties of nine European countries for mutual advice and coordinated activity. Cominform
the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. Genocide
a new or revised system of operation, form of government, plan of attack, or the like Nazi order
used as a Japanese patriotic cry or joyous shout.) 2. Banzai
a concentration camp in which the inmates are unlikely to survive or to which they have been sent to be executed. Death camps
an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin Tripartite pact
meeting between U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran, Iran, between November 28 and December 1, 1943. Tehran conference
Settle the future strategy of the Allies following the success of the North American campaign Casablanca conference
merican troops on Bataan were forced to make an arduous 65-mile march to prison camps. death march
the exchange of information and ideas created by ideological, political, and military hostility of one country toward another, especially such a barrier between the Soviet Union and its allies and other countries. Iron Curtain

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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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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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May 4, 2016
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struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

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standard 18 Crossword

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May 2, 2016
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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. Potsdam Conference
British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet premier Joseph Stalin, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt early in February 1945 as World War II was winding down yatla conference
Operation Overlord was the code-name given to the Allied invasion of France scheduled for June 1944. The overall commander of Operation Overlord was General Dwight Eisenhower. Operation Overload
a Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikazes
In politics, a nation that is dominated politically by another. The Warsaw Pact nations, other than the former Soviet Union itself, were commonly called satellites of the Soviet Union satellite nations
Also known as The Night of the Broken Glass. On this night, November 9, 1938, almost 200 synagogues were destroyed, over 8,000 Jewish shops were sacked and looted, and tens of thousands of Jews were removed to concentration camps. Kristallnacht
the day (May 8) marking the Allied victory in Europe in 1945. VE-Day
an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory. Blitzkrieg
The Atlantic Charter was a pivotal policy statement issued on 14 August 1941, that, early in World War II, defined the Allied goals for the post-war world. The leaders of the United Kingdom and the United States drafted the work and all the Allies of World War II later confirmed it Atlantic Charter
A program by which the United States gave large amounts of economic aid to European countries to help them rebuild after the devastation of World War II. It was proposed by the United States secretary of state, General George C. Marshall. Marshall plan
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada Manhattan Project
the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which began on 22 June 1941 operation barbarossa
was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II Luffwaffe
(Communist Information Bureau) is the common name for what was officially referred to as the Information Bureau of the Communist and Workers' Parties cominform
the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. genocide
a Japanese battle cry. banzai
a prison camp, especially one for political prisoners or prisoners of war, in which many die from poor conditions and treatment or from mass execution death camps
an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin on 27 September 1940 by, respectively, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Galeazzo Ciano and Saburō Kurusu. tripartite pact
U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran, Iran, between November 28 and December 1, 1943. Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill tehran conference
at the Anfa Hotel in Casablanca, French Morocco from January 14 to 24, 1943, to plan the Allied European strategy for the next phase of World War II casablanca conference
Japanese Army of 60,000–80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war which began on April 9, 1942 Bataan death march
the notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and the West prior to the decline of communism that followed the political events in eastern Europe in 1989 iron curtains

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world war one and the Russian revolution Crossword

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Feb 29, 2016
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glorification of the military. one of the main causes of war. militarism
treaty signed after world war 1 had ended in 1918. treaty of Versailles
German submarines used during world war 1 and world war 2 against enemy naval warships and used to cut off enemy supply ships u-boats
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view. propaganda
a successful coup d'etat by revolutionaries in Russia that overthrew Czar Nicholas II in 1917. They renamed themselves the communists party. Bolshevik revolution
agreements between countries to aid and support one another in the event of war alliances
a policy of not supporting either side in an argument, fight, or war between other powers. Neutrality
international organization that was created to promote world peace and cooperation that was created by the treaty of Versailles league of nations
alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy during WWI. also known as the Triple Alliance. central powers
heir to the Austria-Hungary throne and was assassinated by Gavrillo Principe in 1914. his death was the spark that started WWI. Franz Ferdinand
a form of combat in which soldiers took shelter in opposing lines of ditches. used during WWI. trench warfare
an agreement between opposing armies to suspend hostilities to discuss peace terms. armistice
founder of the Russian Communist Party and leader or the Bolshevik Revolution Vladimir Lenin
the alliance between Great Britain , France, and Russia during WWI . also known as the Triple Entente. allied powers
the last Russian Czar who was executed by the Bolsheviks in July, 1918. Tsar Nicholas II

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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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The Holocaust Crossword

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Jun 6, 2016
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A concentration camp that has the most known deaths Auschwitz
The dictator that controlled the holocaust Adolf Hitler
dislike or hatred of the Jews Antisemitism
Term used by the Nazis to describe northern European physical characteristics (such as blonde hair and blue eyes) as racially “superior”. Aryan
Persons identifying themselves with the Jewish community or as followers of the Jewish religion or culture. Jews
Name for members of the NSDAP, National Socialist Democratic Workers Party, who believed in the idea of Aryan supremacy. Nazi
The secret state police of the German army, organized to stamp out any political opposition. Gestapo
Six major camps designed and built for the sole purpose of killing Jews. These were Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor and Treblinka. Extermination camps
Belzec Death camp located in southeastern Poland alongside a main railway line; between 550,000 and 600,000 Jews were killed there. Belzec
Nazi euphemism for the deliberate killings of institutionalized physically, mentally, and emotionally handicapped people. The euthanasia program began in 1939, with German non-Jews as the first victims. The program was later extended to Jews. Euthanasia
Large chambers in which people were executed by poison gas. These were built and used in Nazi death camps. Gas Chambers
The deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political, cultural, or religious group. Genocide
An ancient symbol appropriated by the Nazis as their emblem. Swastika
A girl that lived through the holocaust and was most known for her diary Anne Frank
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Final Solution
a person forced to flee from home or country Displaced person
a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor Labour Camp
a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles Star Of David
grant freedom to; free from confinement Liberate
a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war Prisoner

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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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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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