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Name of ships the Americans used LST
Place America and Britain invaded Normandy
American codename for D-Day Overload
large group of troops Batallion
tube filled with explosives Bangalore
group of soldiers marching on foot Infantry
officer in a higher rank (German name) Marshal
Beach with the strongest German force Omaha
soldiers armed with grenades Grenadier
British ships used LCI

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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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German dictator during world war 2 Adolf
The day in World War Two on which allied forces invaded Northern France. D-Day
The army general and prime minister who led Japan through much of WWII HidekiTojo
The state of being confined as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons. Internment
The act that made the USA lend materials and their service to their Allies. Lendleaseact
Helped with the atomic bomb. Einstein
The German dictator built many of these around Germany during the WWII to help get rid of Jews. Concentration camps
A Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal c ash on a target. Kamikaze
This battle was a naval air battle fought in WWII in which planes from American aircrafts blunted Japanese naval threat. Midway
Excluded the Jews from German life and took some of their natural rights. Nuremberg Laws
The code name given to the allied invasions of France scheduled for June 1944. Operation overload
Russian leader during WWII. Joseph Stalin
A military tactic designed to create disorganized among enemy forces through the use of mobile forces. Blitzkreig
Was a senior officer of the United army who commanded the U.S seventh army in the Mediterranean GeorgePatton
The 1st American volunteer group of the Chinese Air Force in 1941ー1945 was composed of pilots from U.S army Flying tigers
Victory in Europe, May 8,1945 V-E Day
Women accepted for volunteer emergency service program Waves
A class of midget submarine built for the Royal Navy during WWII X-craft
Formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperations among member countries United Nations
A popular name of a group of African American military pilots Tuskegee Airmen
A war fought in the late 1930's in Spain. Spanish civil war
A fixed allowance of provisions or food especially for soldiers or sailors during a shortage. Rationing
British organization for the interception and reporting of German wireless "chatter" for intelligent purposes. Y-service
A United States naval base that was attacked by the Japanese. Pearl Harbor
Merchant ship with concealed weapons owned by the Bristish to destroy. Q-ships
A rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand Van Zeppelin

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What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.? Sherman
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion? Omaha
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned. Mein Kampf
What was the name of the political party Hitler created? Nazi
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2? Joseph Stalin
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe? Communism
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party? Jewish
What was the name of Hitler's secret police? Gestapo
This was the name of the German Air Force. Luftwaffe
What was the German name for "lightning war"? Blitzkrieg
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk? Britain
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at? London
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded? Poland
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname? Desert Fox
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia? Barbarossa
This season turned German forces away from Russia. Winter
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed? Nanking
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters? Rosie
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships. Avenger
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc. Midway
Who led the allies in North Africa? Patton
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice? Atom
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps. BAR
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack? Bulge
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else? Churchill
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship? Bismark
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union. Yalta
Who was the leader of the Nazi party? Hitler
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific. Iwo Jima
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane? spitfire
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911? Colt
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots? Kamikaze
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France. Arc de Triumph
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews. Holocaust
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal? Auschwitz
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped. Sobibor
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2. Hawaii
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2? Pearl Harbor
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes? Nuremberg

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D-Day was the largest ___ invasion in history Amphibious
Code name for D-Day? Operation Overlord
Who commanded the operation? Eisenhower
Before D-Day allies carried out a massive ____ campaign to mislead the germans. Deception
___ delay postpones assault for 24 hours. Weather
Began at 6:30 in the morning. Invasion
The British and ___ overcame light opposition. Canadians
US faced heacy opposition at ___ beach. Omaha
4,000 ___ troops lost their lives. Allied
156 thousand ____, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches. American
More than 5 thousand ships and 13 thousand ___ supported the D-Day invasion. Aircraft
It ____ 2 years of planning. Required
Code names for the five beaches where the allies landed: Utah, Omaha, Juno, and Sword Gold
About seventeen million ____ supported the missions. Maps
United States shipped 7 ____ tons of supplies. Million
Nearly 2 million soldiers were ____ in Operation Overlord. Involved

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europe
overlord
tanks
operation
nazi
war
military
omaha
france
troops
hitler
soldiers
germany
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Japanese suicide pilots who loaded their planes with explosives and crashed them into American ships. Kamikaze
32nd US President - He began New Deal programs to help the nation out of the Great Depression, and he was the nation's leader during most of WWII Franklin Roosevelt
Germanic people seen as the master race Aryans
"Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare used by German forces against Poland in 1939 Blitzkrieg
(Night of the Broken Glass) November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews. Kristallnacht
A methodical plan orchestrated by Hitler to ensure German supremacy. It called for the elimination of Jews, non-conformists, homosexuals, non-Aryans, and mentally and physically disabled. Holocaust
The Third Republic of Germany which began Hitler's rule in 1933 and ended with his defeat in 1945 Third reich
Deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group Genocide
June 6 1944. Allied troops execute a surprise attack on the beaches of Normandy, France. D day
7:50-10:00 AM, December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II. Pearl harbor
Hitler's program of systematically killing the entire Jewish people Final solution
City neighborhoods in which European Jews were forced to live Ghettos

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a treaty made by Germany and Soviet in 1939 Potsdam Conference, conference held in Potsdam in the summer of 1945 Nazi-Soviet
conference held in Yalta in February 1945 Operation Overlord, the code name for the Battle of Normandy Yalta Conference
a member of a special corps Kamikazes
a political term that refers to a country that is formally independent Satellite Nations
known as The Night of the Broken Glass Kristallnacht
in honor of the soldiers VE- Day
"Lighting War" Blitzkrieg
was a pivotal policy statement issued on August 14 1941 Atlantic Charter
a program by which the United States gave large amounts of economic aid Marshall Plan
was a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons Manhattan Project
was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union Operation Barbarossa
the code name for the Battle of Normandy Operation Overlord
was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during ww2 Luftwaffe
is the common name for the world war 2 Cominform
the deliberate killing of a large group of people Genocide
was the political order which Nazi Germany wanted to impose on the conquered areas under its dominion Nazi Order
a Japanese battle cry Banzai
a prison camp especially one for political prisoners or prisoners of war Death Camps
was an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin on 27 September 1940 Tripartite Pact
was a meeting between U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran Tehran Conference
was held at the Anfa Hotel in Casablanca to plan the Allied European strategy Casablanca Conference
was the forced march of American and Filipino prisoners of war by the Japanese during World War 2 Bataan Death March
is an international organization formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperation United Nations
the national barrier separating the former soviet bloc and west prior Iron Curtain
June 6 1944 in the world war 2 on which killed forces involved Northern France by mean of beach landings D-Day

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GERMAN AIR FORCE luftwafe
GERMAN MILITART TACTIC BLITZKRIEG
Hitler broke the nonaggression pact, with the soviet union and invade the axis troops. OPERATION BABAROSSA
The joint declaration that announced that the U.S. and BRITAIN were not interested in teritory. ATLANTIC CHARTER
japan signed a - that officialy made them members of the axiz. TRIPARTITE PACT
After the victory in North Africa CHURCHILL and FDR met again at ? CASABLANCA CONFERENCE
The plan for the invasion of france was known as. OPERATION OVERLOAD
The invasion of the allied ships, bagan at dawn june 6, 1944 code named ? DDAY
After Hitler commited suicide, germany surrendered this was known as ? VEDAY
Japanese split the American and filipino troops that they conquered and captured in groups, and marched them to the rail road. This march was known as ? BATAAN DEATH MARCH
In the BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF more than 280 ships were fighting and Japanese threw everything that they could at Americans and the japanese began to use a sucide plan also known as ? KAMIKAZES
In the BATTLE OF OKINAWA the Japanese defenders knew the next step was the invasion so they vowed to fight to the end, so they used - charges that were to kill as many enemy as possible and the attackers. BANZAI
Albert Einstein informed the FDR about a new type of bomb that they could build, and the germans were already working on it, so the FDR organised a top secret to develop the atomic bomd. The project was known as ? MANHATTAN PROJECT
The day that the Japanese unconditionally surrendered was known as ? VJDAY
Hitler wanted to create an oder in europe that will enable them to exploit europes resources. This oder was known as? NAZI ORDER
when Hitlers came into power, his opposers in germany were all put in ? CONCENTRATION CAMPS
The night of broken glass was also known as? KRISTALLNACHT
A deliberate, carefully planned, killing of an entire people on the basis of race politics or culture. This is known as? GENOCIDE
Six German camps were established in poland were they used poison gas in specially designed showers to exterminate the jews. This camp was known as ? DEATH CAMPS
The strategy meeting held between JOSEPH STALIN, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, and WINSTOON CHURCHILL. This conference was known as? TEHRAN CONFERENCE
The Berlin FDR met at Yalta a city in soviet union, were they agreed on a plan for the post war. This conference was knwon as ? YALTA CONFERENCE
The international peace keeping organization, that all the leaders agreed on including the U.S. congress. This agreement was based on the creation of ? UNITED NATIONS
Trumans first meeting with stalin, continued debate on the issue that devided the them in Yalta including the future off germany and poland. This conference was known as ? POST DAM CONFERENCE
Countries that were subject to USSR dominication on the western boders with government that would be friendly to communist goals.this was also known as ? SATELLITE NATIONS
A soviet agency intended to direct the activities of communist parties through out the world. known as ? COMINFORM
PM of WC called the Americans to help keep stalin from closing the - communist domination and oppression on any state. IRON CURTAIN
The returne of economy health in the world ? marshall plan

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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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Type of bomb built during WORLD WAR II that was more powerful than any built before it. atomic bomb
This battle was the German's last major offensive in World War II. The Allies pushed the Germans back and won. Battle of Bulge
A leader who has complete control over a country's government dictator
A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis/Allied powers. World War 2
June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II D-Day
GERMANY, ITALY, JAPAN Axis
GREAT BRITAN, FRANCE,UNITED STATES,SOVIET UNION. Allies
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, Successor to Lenin as head of the USSR; strongly nationalist view of Communism; war with Western Europe and the United States. Joseph Stalin
1933 dictator of Germany, German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR11 leader of troops in Africa and commander in D-Day invasion-elected president. Dwight Eisenhower
(1893-1976) Leader of the Communist Party in China that overthrew Jiang Jieshi and the Nationalists. Established China as the People's Republic of China and ruled from 1949 until 1976 Mao Zedong
December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II. Pearl Harbour
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Japanese forced about 60,000 of americans and philippines to march 100 miles with little food and water, most died or were killed on the way Bataan Death March
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945) Iwo Jima
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West. Winston Churchill
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately. Concentration camps
A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part. Rosie the Riveter
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause. Propaganda

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