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  1. The Fascist Party led by him. The party first emerged in Italy. He was determined to crush criticism. He becomes a model that is followed even more dramatically in Germany.
    Benito Mussolini
  2. Charismatic. not German - born in Austria-Hungry. Fought in the first world war under German military. Wrote a book called Mein Kampf (my struggle). Time Magazine's man of the year, (because of the Autobahn (highway) that was built by him and the Nazis. Targeted for assassination several times.
    Adolph Hitler
  3. Is the Premier of France. He went to the Munich Conference.
    Eduard Deladier
  4. Prime minister of great Britain. He went to the Munich Conference.
    Neville Chamberlain
  5. Communist dictator. Not invited to Munich Conference. Made a decision that will shock the world. Aug of 1939, Germany and Soviet Union will announce that they have formed the Non-aggression Pact. Later joined Britain and the U.S.
    Joseph Stalin
  6. Wrote "Road to War: American 1914-1917". NY Journalist. He questioned the reasoning for why we went to war. He claimed that America didn't go into the war for principle (to make the world safe for democracy), but for profit. Other books began to emerge: "One Hell of a Business"; "Market of Death".
    Walter Millius
  7. Black American athlete. Ties and sets three world records and wins four gold medals. He humiliates Hitler, because Hitler is racist.
    Jesse Owens
  8. A German heavyweight boxer. The challenger of Joe Louis in the match held in NY in 1938
    Max Schmelling
  9. An African American. The current heavyweight boxing champion at the time.
    Joe Louis
  10. Films the entire event for use as an intimidation (Blitzkrig - Lightning war). Psychological intimidation.
    Hans Bartram
  11. American ambassador to Britain, He had a lot of contact with Hitler. He notices how well Hitler is getting things done. All those rumors of extremism he said where to get the country back on track. He predicted that Hitler would tone down once the country recovered.
    Joseph Kennedy
  12. Journalist who had a syndicated column. She tried to warn her readers that Adolph Hitler and the Germans posed a real threat not just for world peace but also American interests. Been kicked out of Germany. Had seen the Nazis first hand. No one listened
    Dorthy Thompson
  13. One of Hiter's physicians. He played to the hypochondria and encouraged it. He didn't treat his mind, he came up with a bizarre treatments. Hitler was injected everyday with a serum that came from a bull testosterone, and one from the sweat of Bulgarian Women
    Theodore Morrell
  14. German airforce leader. Given the responsibility to defeat the Royal Air Force (RAF) by Hitler of the Operation Sea Lion (invade British Isles)
    Hermann Goring
  15. Leader for the British survival. Has incredible charisma who is very inspiring to people. Leader of the Battle of Britain.
    Winston Churchill
  16. A dictator that lead Japan. He knows that the war is inevitable, but he wants to stall for time to be more prepared. He sends an delegate to the US to negotiate.
    Hideki Tojo
  17. Secretary of State, meeting with the Japanese delegate. He is very frustrated because the Japanese are not willing to negotiate in good faith.
    Cordell Hull
  18. Brilliant strategist. Planned the attack in two waves at Pearl Harbor.
    Isoruko Yamamoto
  19. Was one of the leaders of the two U.S. army groups that takes part of invading Japan.
    Chester Nimitz
  20. Was one of the leaders of the two U.S. army groups that takes part of invading Japan.
    Douglas MacArthur
  21. An engineer who was responsible for building a dam out west: boulder dam on the Colorado River. This was a project everyone had deemed impossible, but Kaiser pulled it off. He needed a man with initiative who can get the impossible jobs done. He is given the responsibility of mobilizing the industry to provide for the military.
    Henry Kaiser
  22. Was responsible for the scientific aspect of the Manhatten Project.
    Robert Oppenheimer
  23. Was responsible for the military aspect of the Manhatten Project.
    Lesley Groves
  24. Jewish-German that escaped Germany and helped America with the Manhatten Project. He helped create the atom bomb.
    Albert Einstein
  25. Was the pilot of Enola Gay. He dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima.
    Paul Tibbets
  26. He lead the army on D-Day. He was the republican candidate. He promised he will personally go to Korea and negotiate an end to this war and he will balance the budget.
    Dwight Eisenhower
  27. Was the emperor at the time of the atom bomb explosion. He addresses his people saying they have been victims of a weapon of an unknown type.
  28. Ivy league English professor. Was concerned about the repression that was happening in Germany (free speech prohibited, burning of book, etc). believed Hitler and his ideas posed a threat to freedom of speech and basis civil liberties. no one listened
    Howard M. Jones
  29. The only one who seemed to realize that war with Japan is inevitable. Leading advocate for air power. Developed B-29, plane that drops atomic bomb in Hiroshima. Long range heavy bomber believed this was the weapon of the future when no one else did.
    Billy Mitchell
  30. Came up with the Marshall Plan.
    George Marshall
  31. Omar Bradley
  32. J. Howard McGrath
  33. Martin Dies
  34. Wanted to be president. Public learns that he has a bunch of money stashed away that he should have reported. Checkers Speech = goes on TV, drags out his wife, daughter, and cocker-spaniel Checkers and said how could they love me if I was a criminal. The American public bought it hook, line, and sinker. He takes the HUAC committee to Hollywood.
    Richard Nixon
  35. Lillian Hellman
  36. He recorded revolutionary music (the lion sleeps tonight, and Michael row the boat ashore
    Pete Seeger
  37. Dashiell Hammett
  38. H.U.A.C. tried to blacklist her. She had registered to vote communist in 1936.
    Lucille Ball
  39. Joseph McCarthy
  40. Dean Acheson
  41. Wins the 1960 presidential election. Takes a hard line against communism because embarrassed in Cuba. Doesn�t really know what to do so sends Maxwell Taylor, a general, to Vietnam on a fact finding mission.
    John F. Kennedy
  42. A general. He was sent to Vietnam on a fact-finding mission. Comes back and meets with officials and says �A little more money, a little more technology, and a little more advisors and we can defeat the communists.�
    Maxwell Taylor
  43. He didn't fall for what Maxwell Taylor said. He is under the secretary of state, and the least most ranked official present. Said it was a terrible idea, more stuff would be getting militarily involved and could see 4000 troops on ground in 2 years.
    George Ball
  44. Opposed by communist Chinese led by � He will be supported by the Soviet Union.
    Mao Tse-Tung
  45. Nationalist Chinese � led by � He will be support by US.
    Chiang Kai Shek