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World War 2

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Appeasement Giving in to agressive demands in order to aviod war.
Winston Churchill British prime minister
Axis Powers The alliaence 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 "lighting war"; a fast,forceful style of fightiong.
Allies the alliance of Britain,France,and Russia in World War 2;joined by the United States after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Battle of Britain three month air battle between Germany and Great Britain fought over Great Britain during Workd War 2;Britain's victory forestalled a Germany invasion.
Hideki Tojo Japenese nationlist and general;he took control of japan during World War 2.He was later tried and executed for War crimes.
Isolationism a new style of painting that began in France in the 1860s in which artists used light, vivid color,and seeming motions to capture an impression of a scene.
Erwin Rommel German general during World War 2;he 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 Seuz Canal.
Dewight D.Eisenhower Genera;thirty-fourth president of the United States;as supreme Allied commander in Europe during World War 2,he led 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 duringing World War 2;as many as 1 million civiliions perished during the Siege.
Battle of Stalingrad World War 2 battle invading German forces and Soviet defenders for control of Stalingrad,a city on the Volga River.
Douglas MacArhur American general,he commanded U.S. troops in the southwest pacific during World War 2 and administered Japan after the war ended.
Bataan Death March a forced march of American and Filipino prisoners of War captured by the Japanese in the Philippines in World War 2.
Battle Of Midway World War 2 naval battle fought in the pacific;the Americans Broke the Japanese code and knew the date and location of the attack,setting the stage for ba major American Victory.
Battle of Guadalcanal World War 2 battle in the Pacific;it represented the first Allied counter attack against Japanese forces;Allied victory forced Japenese forces to abandon the island.
Kamikazes in World War 2,Japanese pilots who loaded their aircraft with bombs and crased them into enemy ships.
Deported forced to leave a country
Final Solution the Nazi Party's plan to murder the entire Jewish population of Europe and Soviet Union.
Ghetto an area where minority groups live.
Concentration Camps detention sites created for military or political purposes to confine,terrorize,and in some cases,kill civilians.
Holocaust the killing of millions of jews and others by the Nazis during World War 2.
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