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War Production Board

To organize the war effort the government created the WPB to oversee the conversion of factories to war production

2

Tuskegee Airmen

They were African American pilots who trailed at the Tuskegee Army Airfield in Alabama

3

Benjamin O. Davis

He led the Tuskegee Airmen and later became the first African American General in the US Air Force

4

A. Phillip Randolph

He was a African American leader who organized a march to Washington DC in 1941

5

Zoot Suits

Fancy loose fitting outfits with oversized hats

6

Internment camps

Were you relocate and imprison people. These places have big fences around them. They have little tiny apartments for each family

7

Battle of Stalingrad

This battle became a key turning point of the war

8

Battle of El Alamein

In this battle, the British stopped the Afrika Korps in July

9

D-Day

American, British, and Canadian troops invaded France on Normandy beach on July 6, 1944

10

Dwight D. Eisenhower

He was general in WWII. He was named supreme commander of Allied Forces in Western Europe in 1943

11

Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of Europe

12

Franklin Roosevelt

President of the United States

13

Joseph Stalin

Premier of the Soviet Union

14

Adolf Hitler

Chancellor of Germany

15

Benito Mussolini

Prime Minister of Italy