Flashcards in Chapter 29 Deck (42):
Germany, Italy, and Japan's growing interest in building new empires was _.
_, _, and _ growing interest in building new empires was ignored
Germany, Italy, Japan's
The German people _ the treaty of Versailles
The _ people hated the treaty of Versailles
League of Nations- principal mission was _
to maintain world peace.
_ giving into the demands of the aggressor in order to keep the peace.
Germany, Japan, and Italy formed into the
_, _, and _ formed into the axis powers
Germany, Japan, Italy
Hitler justified Germany's aggression by saying that _
Germany had the right to conquer inferior people.
western democracies realized that they needed to jump in
1939 realized that they needed to jump in
September 1st, 1939
ww2 began why?
Germany invaded Poland.
or lightning war was revealed
German Air Force
Hitler plans to invade Britain
operation sea lion.
Starting _ German bombers dropped bombs on _
September 7, 1940,London 57 nights in a row.
Hitler wanted _ in the Soviet Union for Germany.
to gain the natural resources
detention centers for civilians considered enemies of the state.
The final solution of the Jewish "problem"
the genocide of all European Jews, known as the holocaust.
_ allowed Roosevelt to sell or lend war material to "any country whose defense the president deems vital to the defense of the us.
Lend lease act
December 7, 1941
attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941
_ was the only option for the allies.
Who were the Big 3?
Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill
led the allied forces in North Africa
General Dwight d. Eisenhower
_ was the most costly of the war and the Germans suffered a major defeat here.
Battle of Stalingrad
_ was a massive counterattack by the Germans against the allies.
Battle of the Bulge
- the Big three planned their final strategy
victory in Europe day the war in Europe was over. May 8, 1945,
Germany was fighting a _ war. The _ of the us. played the biggest role in the allies winning the war
multi front war, enormous production
going from one island to another
Pilots who undertook suicide missions
was a program created to develop the atomic bomb
to use the bomb after his warnings were completely ignored by Japan
first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima
August 6, 1945
second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki
August 10, 1945
Five permanent members of United Nations:
USA, SOVIET UNION, Britain, France, and China.
stated that the us would help to resist the spread of Communism.