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History 8th grade A Beka
Who was the dictator that ruled Italy during WWII
Who was the dictator that ruled Germany during Word War II
What was the slaughter of 6 million Jews
two men involved with the Nazi-Soviet Pact
Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin
act passed in 1940 lending Allies money to buy American food and weapons
document that laid the foundation for the formation of the United Nations
event causing the U.S. to enter World War II and When did we enter
Japanese Bombing at Pearl Harbor
Name of British Prime Minister who appealed to America for help after the London "Blitz"?
Who murdered over 6 million Jews during the Holocaust?
What event caused Churchill and Roosevelt to consider Stalin and ally?
Hitler's invasion on Russia in June 1941
Leader of Italy's Fascist party?
who did the U.S. hire to perfected the mass production of the supply of "Liberty ships"
Who built the most enormous room in the history of man
what American General led the offense of the Philippines
General Douglas MacArthur
Who lead the American raid on Tokyo, Japan
What was the first naval battle in which the enemy ships never saw each other.
Battle of Coral Sea
what was the turning point of the pacific war
Battle of Midway
what was the name of the second generation Japanese Americans, highly decorated in the U.S. army
which native American used unwritten tribal language as code "code talkers"
What was the outcome of the Battle of Leyte Gulf
The Japanese lost most of their planes and ships
what happened on June 6 ,1944 and where
D-Day invasion; France
what was Germanys' last great offensive in the west
Battle of the Bulge
what was code name of atomic bomb
first city to be bombed with the atomic bomb
what were the Japanese suiside planes called
what is a cold war
conflict between the ideologies of Americanism and Communism
what was the European recovery plan to combat postwar poverty and unrest
risky investments for a chance of a quick profit
three reasons why the great depression was so terrible
1. desire of a few get rich(credit cards)
2. wide spread of buying goods on credit
3. government interfering in the free market
General Known as "Desert Fox"
what was the greatest airlift in history
where was the United Nations Headquarters
what does NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
what General became military governor of Japan after the war and said, "No substitute for victory"
what was organized after WWII to promote peace among all nations
what alliance was established between western Europe, Canada, and the U.S. to oppose communism
Alliance formed to appose communism in South East Asia
what doctrine pledged American help for any free nation threatened by Communist takeover