Flashcards in Chapter 24-World War II, Part A Deck (46):
Dictator of Germany
Hitler's political party
National Socialists (Nazis)
Mein Kampf (My Struggle)
Lebensraum was the essence of Hitler's desire for ______
Living Space for his Aryan Race in Eastern Europe
He was an Anti-Communist German Dictator
These were Anti-Jewish Laws passed in Germany
This was called the Night of Broken Glass that began the official persecution of the Jews in Germany in 1938.
This German organization spread fear through Nazi occupied Europe.
The victims of the Holocaust included
Jews, homosexuals, disabled people, Gypsies, and Slavs
This was a Concentration camp
This was an extermination (death) camp
This ship brought Jewish refugees to the US but was not allowed to unload the passengers because of anti-Jewish feelings in the US
SS St. Louis
The Wannsee Conference was the official beginning for the _______ of the Jewish question by the Nazis.
_____ was a young Jewish girl that hid and wrote a diary of her experience during the Holocaust in The Netherlands
Italian Fascist Dictator
Spanish Fascist Dictator
Soviet Communist Dictator
Stalin used _______ for his industrialization and collective farms programs in the Soviet Union.
This country's military was in-fact its dictators and wanted expansion into China
Which two countries assisted Francisco Franco efforts to control Spain.
Germany and Italy
This was supposed to protect France from an invasion by Germany.
Anschluss was Hitler's take over of this country.
At Munich, British and French diplomats chose to _____ Hitler, selling out their own allies the Czechs.
This Polish city was demanded by Hitler that led to the beginning of World War II.
This secret pact allowed Hitler to attack Poland without fear of communist counter attack.
Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
This country was split by Hitler and Stalin in 1939.
What type of warfare did Germany use to defeat their enemies?
This was when Britain and France declared war but did not attack for 6 months.
Sitzkrieg or Phony War
What three Northern European countries did Hitler attack to get around the French Maginot Line.
Belgium, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands
This battle was a "Miracle of Deliverance" because the British and many French soldiers escape from the Nazis.
What two military forces fight in the Battle of Britain?
Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe
What southern European nations did Hitler conquer?
Yugoslavia and Greece
On June 22, 1941, Hitler invades ______
Stalin's Soviet Union
Name three central European nations that join Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union?
Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria
What portion of Asia did the Japanese conquer in 1936?
What American territories were attacked by the Japanese in 1941?
Philippines, Aleutian Island (Alaska), and Hawaii
What African Territories were controlled by the Italians in the 1930s?
Ethiopia and Libya
This was a group of Americans who wanted to pursue a policy of Isolationism and to stay out of the war in Europe during the 1930s.
America First Committee
The _____ Act would only allow combatants to buy with cash and to only carry arms using their own boats.
Neutrality Act of 1939
The ______ for Bases Deal would help defend British shipping in the Atlantic Ocean.
Destroyers for Bases Deal
This weapon was Germany's most important weapon in the Atlantic Ocean
U-Boats or submarines
This US destroyer was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boats before US declares war.
The ____ purpose was to ally the US with the British and protect allied shipping and create a hemispheric defense zone.
The ______ Act was to help the British (later other allied nations like the Soviets) with arms that they would only barrow.
This strategic material was embargoed against Japan because of their invasions of China and Indochina in 1941.