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What was Japanese-American Internment?

A Prison camp where Japanese were taken

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What was the name of the thing that validated the Japanese-American Internment camps?

Executive Order 9066

3

Who rounded the Japanese to the Internment camps?

General DeWitt

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At home during the war, what did people buy to support the war?

War Bonds-Investments for war

5

What did Rosie the Riveter Represent?

Women who worked in the workforce, ammunition factories, propaganda

6

Name 3 wartime inventions

Radar-See Submarines
Penicillin
Computers-Decode German code

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What were Rationing Coupons?

Coupons to make sure the army was supplied as well

8

Name 3 people that entertained the troupes

Bob Hope- talent shows
Glenn Miller- Music
Frank Sinatra

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Why did we also send troops to Europe?

Hitler is a bigger threat

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How did we help at home?

Rosie the Riveter
War Bonds
Inventions
Rationing Coupons
Entertaining troops

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What did women do in the war

WAC-Women's army core
Secretaries, Factories

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Segregated troops
Able to Become Marines
Elenor Roosevelt proves They are capable of being more than bomber escorts.

African americans in war

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PRIMARILY ITALY
Most Highly decorated unit in the Military

Japanese Americans in the war

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Code Talkers
Unbreakable code

Navajo Indians

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Name the people who helped volunteer in the war

Women, African Americans, Japanese Americans, Navajo Indians

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what was the GI Bill of rights?

Provides low interest loans to vets to buy a house, start a business, go to college, for everyone who serves in war

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Attack Germany at weakest point
Drive Italy out of N. Africa
Amphibious Invasion
Eisenhower (US) + Montgomery (GB) vs. Rommel (Germany)

Operation Torch

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Continue striking soft under belly of the axis powers by invading Italy
People tired of Mussolini+more

Operation Avalanche
snow, boot, Italy

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Who led rebellion against Mussolini

Badoglio

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Who did Badoglio join?

allies

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Atlantic wall
Think it's dover to Calet (NOPE)

Operation Overlord
Lord get me over this wall

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Convincing Germany it's dover to calet

Operation Fortitude
Fooler

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Surprise attack on Germany (Omaha Beach, heaviest Casualties)
Paratroopers
Clickers
Gliders (fake planes)

Paris Liberated and germans retreat after this

D-Day

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Last major offensive move made by Germany
Afterwards, Push towards berlin, Find holocaust

Battle of the Buldge
Put bulge in the line

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Who attended the Yalta Conference, what did they talk about? !!!!!!!!

Churchill, FDR, Stalin
End of war issues

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5 Points of Yalta Conference

1) Agreed Soviets could take Berlin
2)Stalin joins war against Japan
3) Foundation of Cold war
-Bring Communism
4) Development of United Nations
5) Divide Germany into 4 zones

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Who is sworn in after FDR Dies?

Harry S. Truman

28

How did we defeat Germany?

Sandwich Berlin-
Soviets from East, America from West
US Stop at Elbe River

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When does Germany Surrender>

May 7, 1945 Victory in Europe Day (VE)