Flashcards in WWII Vocab Part 3 & 4 Deck (13):
anti-Jewish statutes enacted by Germany on September 15, 1935, marking a major step in clarifying racial policy and removing Jewish influences from Aryan society.
A systematic killing of a racial, political, or cultural group
Limiting the number of people who can travel from one place to another
A system of concentration camps in Poland
Two free someone or something
a camp in which people are detained or confined, usually under harsh conditions and without regard to legal norms of arrest and imprisonment that are acceptable in a constitutional democracy.
A series of trials in 1945 and 1946 in which an International military tribunal convicted former Nazi leaders of war crimes
Held in February 1945 in the Soviet city of Yalta a conference of the main allied leaders- US Pres. Franklin D Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, in Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin- to plan the future of post World War II Europe
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The two cities in Japan that the US bombed with atomic bombs
In July and August 1945 in the German city of potsdam, a conference of the main allied leaders – US Pres. Harry S Truman, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and later his succesor Clement Atlee, and soviet premier Joseph stalin– To finalize post World War II plans for Europe
When Germany surrendered in Europe
The day that Japan surrendered