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Word War II

World War II

Adolf Hitler leader of Germany during World War II. Adolf Hitler attacked many countries and killed millions of Jews during WWII.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt President of the United States from 1932-45. He was president during the Great Depression and most of WWII.
Benito Mussolini Leader of Italy during War II. Allies with Adolf Hitler and Japan
December 7, 1941 A day that will live in "infamy" when Japanese planes attacked American naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. US joined WW II after this attack.
June 6, 1944 Also known as D-Day. This battle was a turning point in WWII. Allied troops landed in Normandy France and attacked Germans.
Internment Camps Japanese Americans were forced to leave their homes during WWII and live in camps guarded by US troops.
Holocaust During World War II, Nazis killed millions of Jews.
1939-1945 World War II began in Europe when Adolf Hitler invaded Poland. The war ended when the United States dropped atomic bombs on Japan.
Dwight Eisenhower leader of D-Day battle during WW II.
Harry Truman President of the United States who made the decision to use atomic bombs on Japan.
Atomic Bombs When the Japanese refused to surrender in 1945. United States dropped 2 bombs on Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Douglas MacArthur leader of the US Army in the Pacific battles during WWII.
Rosie the Riveter a slogan that inspired women to work in WW II factories that produced WWII goods.
Concentration Camps were Jews were forced to work and killed by Nazis in Europe.
Island Hopping a strategy used in the Pacific front during WW II. United States would gradually attack the Japanese held islands in the Pacific.
Tuskegee Airmen were African American pilots during WW II
Vernon Baker African American who was awarded the Medal of Honor for fighting in WWII.
Allied Countries United States, Russia, Great Britain and France fought together in World War II.
Axis Countries Germany, Italy, and Japan fought together in World War II.
Created by: rcurtis


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