World War 2

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World War 2
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  1. the german air force
    luftwaffe
  2. Nov.9; Jewish shops and synagogues are destroyed
    Crystal Night
  3. Royal Airforce
    RAF
  4. Churchill used all their boats and went to get all of France's remaining troops
    Dunkirk "miracle at Dunkirk"
  5. program that gave the gov power to make weapons available to Great Britain without regard for its ability to pay
    Lend-Lease
  6. a statement of American and British goals for the defeat of the Nazi's and their vision for the postwar world
    Atlantic Charter
  7. German general
    Erwin Rommel
  8. hitler's boxer
    Max Schemling
  9. Prime minister of britain
    Winston Churchill
  10. Japanese dictator
    Hirohito
  11. union between Germany and Austria
    Anchluss
  12. prime minister of GB before Churchill
    Neville Chamberlain
  13. dictator of Italy
    Mussolini
  14. first territory Hitler took over
    Rhineland
  15. Germany, Italy, and Japan
    Axis powers
  16. Britain, Poland, America, and France
    Allied powers
  17. line of forts in France built to protect them
    maginot line
  18. giving in to someone's demands
    appeasement
  19. Spanish dictator
    Francisco Franco
  20. second leader of Japan
    Hideki Tojo
  21. policy in which a nation avoids entanglement in foreign wars
    isolationism
  22. type of gov. like a dictatorship
    fascism
  23. book based on Hitler's beliefs and his goals for Germany
    Mein Kampf
  24. form of gov in which one person is in charge of everything
    totalitarian
  25. Russian leader
    Joseph Stalin
  26. Germans idea of a perfect race
    Aryan
  27. US Olympic track star
    Jesse Owens
  28. increase in price of goods and services in an economy over a period of time
    inflation
  29. treaty made offer with WW1 against axis powers
    treaty of versailles
  30. gov established by treaty of Versailles for Germany
    Weimar Republic
  31. the consecutive nightly bombing of British cities by Germany
    The blitz
  32. German word meaning "lightning war"
    blitzkrieg
  33. alliance of Germany & Italy
    Rome-Berlin axis
  34. nickname for German tanks
    panzers
  35. law aimed at aiding the allies during world war 2, allowed countries at war to purchase American goods as long as they paid cash and picked up their goods at American ports
    cash and carry policy
  36. secret Nazi police group
    Brownshirts/SS
  37. German political party
    Nazi
  38. tied battle in the Pacific
    Midway
  39. Germany and Russia agree not to fight
    Nazi-Soviet Non-Agression Pact
  40. Naval battle between US and Japan, first time we didn't lose to them
    Coral Sea
  41. leader in the Pacific, accepted surrender of Japan
    MacArthur
  42. "blood and guts ---" led in North Africa and Europe
    Patton
  43. limiting the amount of a certain product each individual can get to help the war effort
    rationing
  44. 2 cities bombed with atomic weapons
    Hiroshima/ Nagasaki
  45. famous plane that dropped the first bomb
    Enola Gay
  46. famous island battle; put us right by Japan
    Iwo Jima
  47. secret Truman decides to drop on Japan to force them into surrendering in the war
    Manhattan Project
  48. remaining Nazi officials are put on trial for war crimes
    Nuremberg trials
  49. "divine world" suicide bombers
    kamikazies
  50. means "whole burned" or destroyed, became synonymous with the destruction of European Jews in WW2
    Holocaust
  51. concentration camps, last way to get rid of all the Jews
    The final solution

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