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