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II Duce A.K.A. Benito Mussolini ruler of italy during WWII
Joseph Stalin ruled Soviet Union (Russia) during WWII
George Patton a WWII American general
Adolf Hitler Leader of Nazi party also a fascist dictator
Douglas MacArthur general and field marshall of the philippines
FDR president of the U.S. during WWII who wanted to remain isolationists but failed
Erwin Rommel a german field marshal during WWII the desert fox
Rosie the Riveter a propaganda poster with a masculine woman dressed as a man saying “We can do it
Navajo soldiers a code translators for the U.S. during WWII
Dwight D. Eisenhower a 5 star general for the U.S. during WWII lead D-Day
Harry S. Truman president after Roosevelt died
Tuskegee Airmen african american pilot
Manhattan Project The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II.
Nazi/Soviet Non-Aggression Pact Guaranteed that the two countries would not attack each other. Russia and Germany
Biggest Naval Battle in History was at Leyte Gul
Operation Overlord D-Day (Normandy France)
Atomic Bomb a massive bomb that wipes out cities
Enola Gay first aircraft to drop and atomic bomb
Lend-Lease Act Proposed in late 1940 and passed in March 1941, the Lend-Lease Act was the principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.
Little Boy atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki
Normandy site of D-Day invasion in France
Hiroshima Hiroshima was the first city in Japan on which the US dropped a nuclear bomb
Pearl Harbor December 7,1941 @ 7:55 a.m.
D-Day June 6, 1944
V-E May 8, 1945 (victory in Europe)
Atomic Bomb August 6,1945-Hiroshima august 9,1945- Nagasaki
Fascism shorter term- extreme nationalism and racism
Lightning war means Blitzkrieg in Germany
Ration A fixed or limited amount of something.
Dictator A leader of a country who has absolute power and authority (controls with fear)