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What is the FORMAL definition of war?

Organized, directed, purpose driven violence. Usually by a nation to achieve some political objective.

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What is the definition of victory?

If you achieved the objective

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What did Puton try to reestablish?

Old Soviet Union

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How do you win a war?

Use power in such a way such as to destroy the opponents ability or willingness to carry on.

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What is unconditional surrender?who was it made by? How often does unconditional surrender happen?

"We put ourselves completely at your mercy. "It's over"
- Roosevelt
- most wars do not end in unconditional surrender

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We were going to invade _______ we allowed the ______ to live.
________ employed the bombs on cities, many casualties.

Mainland Japan
Emperor
Truman

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_________:killing people and blowing things up.

Informal definition of war

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__________: organized, directed, purpose driven violence. Usually by a nation to achieve some political objective

Formal definition of war

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______: if you achieved the objective

Victory

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__________: use power in such a way such as to destroy the opponent's ability or willingness to carry on.

How to win a war

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__________: "we put ourselves completely at your mercy, it's
- ______ made it
- most wars _____ end in unconditional surrender.

Unconditional surrender
Roosevelt
Do not

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We were going to invade ____________.
-we allowed the ________ to live.
-__________ employed the bombs on 2 cities, many casualties.

Main land Japan
Emperor
Truman

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ASIA PACIFIC REGION
Aggressor nation: _________

EUROPEAN

Aggressor nations: _________________________________

ASIA PACIFIC REGION
Aggressor nation: Japan

EUROPEAN
Aggressor nations: Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy & Allies

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The _________ had a unique position. In the middle of the war, but yet separated by 2 large oceans. Immune to direct attacks.
-projected to have strength.
-in position to affect both wars at the same time. Only nation with ability.

United States

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The United States had a unique position. In the middle of the war, but yet separated by _____ large oceans. Immune to _______.
-projected to have strength.
-in position to affect both wars at the same time. Only nation with ability.

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Direct attacks

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When did WWII merge into one giant war?

1941

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_____ WWII merged into one giant war.

1941

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What happened in 1941?

WWII merged into one giant war.

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NORTH ATLANTIC
-ships & planes
-cutting supplies with Great Britain and US.
-German submarine _______ severed them. At times it Germany was going to win (1940-1945)
-Churchill said this was the only thing to keep him awake.

U-boats

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There was fighting on the Asian Mainland. It involved ____,____,_____,and a little bit of _________ too.

Japan
China
British India

America

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_________is primarily an American, Japanese, Australian and New Zealand contest.

The Pacific Islands

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Who were the Axis?
What treaty did they sign?

Nazi Germany
Fascist Italy
Imperial Japan
The Rome Berlin Tokyo Access
*september 19: they said the entire earth would revolve around these 3 countries