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UShist Ch 8 Review

UShist Ch 8 Test Review, Part 2

TermDefinition
Midway Turning point in the Pacific
Hiroshima This is where the first Atomic Bomb was dropped
Normandy This is where D-day took place
Manchuria Northern China region that is rich with resources
Maginot Line this was the network of defenses along the French Border
Nuremberg Nazi leaders were tried after the war at these trials
Yalta Meeting site of the "Big 3"
Poland Hitler's attack on this country was the beginning of WWII
Battle of Britain This was Hitler's attempt to bomb England into submission
Phillippines The Bataan Death March took place here
Okinawa and Iwo Jima These were islands that served as bases for bombing Japan
Pearl Harbor This island was attacked by Japan because they felt the U.S. Navy was blocking their expansion
Sudetenland German-speaking region of Czechoslovakia given to Hitler as a part of the policy of appeasement.
Dunkirk Location on the English Channel where 340 thousand British troops were rescued after Hitler invaded Belgium and France
Stalingrad Turning point of the war in Europe
Guadalcanal First major land victory of the US against Japan
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