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World War II

inflation a general and progressive increase in prices
propoganda information that is spread to promote some cause
Axis Powers Germany, Italy, Japan
Allies U.S., Britain, Soviet Union, Canada, France, China
Facism Anti-democratic beliefs, government is more important than individual
Nazism antisemitic , racists beliefs, Germans were the master race , individual not important, a form of fascism
Concentration camps camps in World War II in which the Nazis forced people to work, exterminated people, and performed experiments on people
Holocaust the act of mass destruction
Pearl Harbor location of a naval base in Hawaii that was attacked on December 7, 1941
Normandy Invaded by the Allies on June 6, 1944; successful attack; Also called D-Day.
Atomic Bomb a bomb derived by nuclear fission. Dropped on Japan by the Allies to end the war.
Adolf Hitler Nazi dictator of Germany during WWII
Winston Churchill Prime Minister of England during WWII
Franklin Roosevelt President of the United States during WWII
Harry Truman Became president when Roosevelt died in the last months of WWII
Benito Mussolini Facist leader of Italy during WWII
Joseph Stalin Secretary General of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union during WWII
Hirohito Emperor of Japan during WWII
Charles DeGaulle Leader of the French Resistance during WWII
Chiang Kai Shek Leader of the Republic of China during WWII
Created by: cecet



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