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WWII

Grade 5

TermDefinition
World War II A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis and Allied powers.
rationing Restricting the amount of food and other goods people may buy during wartime to assure adequate supplies for the military
Tuskegee Airmen First African American fighter pilots.
D-Day June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II
V-E Day May 8, 1945; victory in Europe Day was also when the Germans surrendered, Victory in Europe Day on May 8th, 1945 celebrated the official defeat of the Nazis and end of WWII in Europe.
V-J Day Name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred, effectively ending World War II.
Axis Powers Germany, Italy and Japan
Allied Powers Great Britain, France, United States and the Soviet Union (Russia)
Joseph Stalin Communist dictator of the Soviet Union
Adolf Hitler Dictator of Germany
Manhattan Project Code name for the U.S. effort during World War II to produce the atomic bomb.
Benito Mussolini Fascist dictator of Italy.
Dwight Eisenhower leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR II commander in D-Day invasion-elected president.
Hedeki Tojo Prime minister of Japan
fascism This is a form of government in which individual freedoms are denied and complete power is given to the government.
Iwo Jima Place where American soldiers made their first strike on the Japanese Home Islands
Holocaust the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during World War II
Battle of Midway battle fought on a Pacific Island between Japan and U.S. U.S. won crippling Japanese Navy
Stalingrad battle fought in Russian city between Russia and Germany Russia won
Normandy battle between Allied soldiers and Germany that took place in France known as D-Day
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