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World War ii.

US History

TermDefinition
appeasement Giving in to the aggressive demands in order to avoid war
Winston Churchill A British prime minister who opposed the policy of appeasement and led Great Britain through World War 2
Axis Powers The alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan in World War 2
nonaggression pact An agreement between nations to not attack one another
blitzkrieg A German word meaning "lightning war"; a fast forceful style of fighting used by Germans in World War 2
Allies The alliance of Britain, France, and Russia in World War 2; joined by the United States after the Japanese bombing Pearl Harbor in 1941
Battle of Britain Three month air battle between Germany and Great Britain fought over Great Britain during World War 2; Britain's victory forestalled a German invasion
Hideki Tojo Japanese nationalist and general who took control of Japan during World War 2. He was later tried and executed for war crimes
isolationism staying out of the affairs and wars of other nations; the position initially held by the United States at the beginning of World War 2
Erwin Rommel German General during World War 2 who commanded the Afrika Korps and was nicknamed the desert fox for his leadership
Battle of El Alamein World War 2 battle in which Britain won a decisive victory over Germany in Egypt securing the Suez Canal
Dwight D. Eisenhower Thirty four year old General president of the United States as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during the World War II who led the Allied Invasions of North Africa and of France
Siege of Leningrad Nazi Army unsuccessful attempt to capture the city of Leningrad in the Soviet Union during World War II as many as 1 million civilians perished during the siege
Battle of Stalingrad World War II battle between invading Germans forces and Soviet defenders for control of Stalingrad, a city on the Volga River each side sustained hundreds of thousands of casualties
Douglas MacArthur American General who commanded US troops in the southwest Pacific during World War II and administer Japan after the war ends
Bataan Death March A forced march of American and Filipino prisoners of war captured by the Japanese in the Philippines in World War II
Battle of Midway World War II victory for the Allied troops that resulted in the deaths of almost all of the 100,000 Japanese defenders the battled claimed 12000 American lives
Battle of Guadalcanal World War II battle in the Pacific it represents the first Allied victory forced Japanese forces Allied victory forced Japanese forces to abandon the island
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