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WW2

TermDefinition
Fascism Form of government in which individual freedoms are denied and the government has complete power
Inflation Rapid rise in prices
Allies Alliance among Britain, France, the United States, Canada, the Soviet Union, and other nations that formed during World War 2
World War 2 War fought from 1939 to 1945 between the Allies and the Axis, involving most of the countries in the world. The United States joined the Allies in 1941, helping them to victory
Axis Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War 2
Lend-Lease Policy that allowed Britain to borrow military supplies from the United States during World War 2
Rationing Government limiting of the amount of food each person in the United States could buy during World War 2
Dictator Leader with complete control of a country's government
Tuskegee Airmen First African American fighter pilots
Atomic Bomb Type of bomb built during World War 2 that was more powerful than any built before it
Manhattan Project Code name given to the effort to build an atomic bomb in the United States
Battle of the Bulge World War 2 battle in December 1944 between Germany and Allied troops that was the last German offensive in the West. General George S. Patton led the Allies to victory
Battle of Midway World War 2 naval battle between the United States and Japan in 1942 that weakened the Japanese threat in the Pacific
Battle of Stalingrad Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during World War 2, from 1942 to 1943, that was the farthest extent of German advance into the Soviet Union
Holocaust Murder of about 12 million people, including 6 million Jews, by Nazis during World War 2
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