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Ch. 8 SS vocabulary

SS Ch. 8 World War II vocabulary: 5th Grade

dictator A leader with absolute (complete) power.
fascism A form of government with limited individual rights and great government power.
Axis Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
Allies The USA, Britain, Soviet Union during World War II.
World War II War fought in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Pacific region from 1939-1945.
Lend-Lease Act The US policy of lending war supplies to Great Britain during WWII.
Franklin D. Roosevelt US president during most of WWII.
Harry Truman US president in the closing days of WWII.
rationing The practice of limiting the amount of food or other supplies people can buy.
Tuskegee Airmen African-American pilots trained in Alabama.
atomic bomb Releases tremendous energy by splitting atoms.
Manhattan Project Name for program to develop the atomic bomb for the USA.
Battle of Midway Battle near a Pacific Island that stopped Japan's expansion in the Pacific area.
Battle of Stalingrad Battle in the Soviet Union (Russia) that stopped German expansion into the Soviet Union.
Battle of the Bulge Germany's final attempt to push into Allied territory in December, 1944.
concentration camps Forced, slave labor camps used by the Germans for Jews and other groups.
Holocaust The systematic murder of 6 million Jews and 6 million other peoples during WWII.
D-Day Massive invasion of German-controlled France by the Allies in June, 1944.
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