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WWII started with invasion of what neutral country

Poland

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After dday allies advanced into Germany what was general

Blood and guts Patton

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Name of plane and pilot that dropped bomb

Enola gay and tibbets

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Overall general of allied invasion at Normandy

Dwight d Eisenhower

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Germany started what new type of attack

Blitzkrieg

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FDR tried keeping us n what bill helped Britain

Lend lease bill

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Two things very important on home front

Rationing war bonds

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In Germany hitler trying to take over hatred of Jews called

Anti semitism

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Systematic killing of Jews

Holocaust

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Date us entered wwii

December seventh 1941

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100,000 put in relocation camps after Pearl Harbor

Internment camps

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German general known as desert fox defeated in elle allemain stopped what

Erwin Rommel
Suez Canal

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German bombers daily into surrender known as what

Battle of blitz

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Battle for this island at island. First time saw suicide planes called what

Kamikazes
Okinawa

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Turning point battle in Europe

Stalingrad

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What year did Roosevelt win fourth straight election

1944

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When VJ Day where Japanese sign surrender

Victory over Japan
Uss Missouri
August 15, 1945

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Hurt war effort

Racism

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Largest of death camps in Poland

Auschwitz

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Organization that kept us troops out of trouble

Uso

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Island battle in island hopping after battle Japanese would rather die than surrender

Saipan

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Country invaded by hitler in 1938 violating treaty of Versailles

Austria

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Pulitzer Prize winner gave reports in Europe went to pacific killed by snipers bullet

Ernie Pyle

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In twenties and thirties men that rose to power

Mussolini and hitler

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During battle for Iwo Jima shows marines raising flag where

Mt. Surabachi

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Date and name. Of allied invasion of Europe

Operation overlord june 6, 1944

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Royal Air Force famous leader

Winston Churchill

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Date of VE Day

May 8, 1945

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Greatest rescue attempt French and British soldiers saved at what beach

Dunkirk

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In video major way able to put together how many communicated

Letter

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After war all criminals tried in what two places

Nuremberg and Tokyo

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Code name for North African invasion

Operation torch

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Had job of authorizing use of atomic bomb

Harry Truman

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Turning point battle in pacific

Midway

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Made final decision to attack Pearl Harbor

Hirohito

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Signed a non aggression pact with hitler then stabbed in back

Soviet Union

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320 men killed here put end to racial segregation

Port of Chicago

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Code name of building atomic bomb

Manhattan project

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Name of German code machine

Enigma

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City liberated in 1944 Mussolini destroyed

Rome

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Most decorated fighting outfit in war

442 group

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Japanese soldiers died defending airstrip

Tarawa

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Two totalitarian governments called what

Natziism fascism

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Battle pln in pacific

Island hopping

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During war two groups have help and support to troops

Medics and chaplains

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Two cities in order that were destroyed by atomic bomb

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Germany Italy Japan

Axis

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I shall return

Douglas MacArthur

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Code name for allied invasion of Sicily

Operation husky

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Buildup of military forces food and weapons in the U.s.

Home front

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Germany had to pay big sums of money

Reparations

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Aug. 25, 1944 city liberated from German control

Paris

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Name of last German offensive of wwii

Battle of the bulge