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1

Spanish Civil War was an international incident hen

Italy and Germany sent troops to Spain

2

Hitler challenged peace by sending troops into

Austria
the Rhineland
Czechoslovakia

3

immediate cause of WWII

Germany invading Poland

4

1939- American were neutral because

we were isolated, wanted to stay isolated

5

"Date which will live in infamy"

FDR said it; his referring to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor

6

after Battle of Midway, the Allies

go on the offensive in the Pacific

7

President Truman/decision to drop atomic bomb

an invasion would cost up to 1 million American casualites

8

Battle of El Alamein was a turning point

because it ended the German offensive in North Africa

9

D-Day resulted in liberation of

France

10

Germany defeated France by

bypassing the Maginot Line

11

Hitler tried to defeat Britain by

bombing British cities

12

Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union (June, 1941)

gained control of oil and farmland

13

"scorched earth" policy of retreat used by before

Russia
Nazi invasion

14

U.S. policies during WWII

isolationism
Lend-Lease Act
arsenal of democracy (democratic principles)

15

Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor was an attempt to

destroy our Pacific fleet

16

Allies attack the Axis powers by invading Italy

where the Axis Powers were the most vulnerable

17

Dunkirk

rescue of over 300,000 French and British troops

18

Vichy France

the Nazi puppet government

19

"island hopping"

capture some islands and bypass others

20

policy of appeasement
associated with

give in to the aggressor to keep the peace
Neville Chamberlain the Prime Minister of Great Britain

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