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America at War

Albert Einstein German-both theoretical physicist
Anti-Semitism hostility to prejudice or discrimination against Jews
Atlantic Charter pivotal policy statement issued during WW2 on 14 August 1941, which defined the Allies goals for the postular world
Bataan Death March forcible transfer by Imperial Japanese Army of 60,000-80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war from saiyan point
Battle of Guadadlcanal also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower was a military campaign fought between 7th of August 1942 and 9th of February 1943
Battle of Normandy Western Allies of WW2 launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located on the northern coast of France on 6th of June 1944
Battle of Okinawa codenamed operation iceberg, was a major battle of Pacific war fought on the island of Okinawa by United States Marine and Army forces against the imperial Japanese Army
Battle of Stalingrad was a major confrontation of WW2 in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for contort of the city of Stalingrad on southern Russia
Battle of the Bulge was the last major German offensive campaign on the western front during WW2
Concentration Camps place where they keeps Jews in to treat them like nothing
African Americans during War over 2.5 million African-American men registered for the draft, and colored women also volunteered in large numbers
Auschwitz network of German Nazi concentration camps and extermination camps built and operated by Nazi Germany in annexed Polish areas during WW2
Ending War in Europe the final battles of the European Theatre of WW2 as well as the German surrender to the soviet union and the western Allies took place in late April and early in May in 1945
Ending War in Pacific japan formally surrendered to the United States, Great Britain, and the soviet union on september 2, 1945
Ghettos parts of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or other groups
Harry Truman American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States, taking the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Henry Ford American captain of industry and a business magnale, the founder of the ford motor company , and the sponsor of the development of the assembly like technique of mass production
Financing War federal agency in charge of supervising the sale of all war bonds during WW2
Hiroshima the United States dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6th and 9th 1945
Nagasaki the United States dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6th and 9th 1945
Holocaust was a genocide during WW2 in which Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million jews
Internment Camps Japanese Americans in the United States during WW2 were forced to relocation and incarceration camps in the western interior of the country between 110,000 and 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry, most of whom lived on the Pacific Coast
Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during WW2 that produced the first nuclear weapons
Nuremburg Laws were antisemitic laws in Nazi Germany
Kristallnacht was a program against Jews throughout Nazi Germany on 9-10 November 1938 carried out by SA paramilitary forces and German civilians
Rationing controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, services, or and artificial restriction of demand
Rosie the Riveter cultural icon of WW2, representing women who worked in factories and shipyards during WW2, many of whom produced munitions and war supplies
Selective Service and Training Act September 16,1940, the United States instituted the selective training and service act of 1940, which required all men between the ages of 21 and 45 to register for the draft
Shortages government found it necessary to ration food, gas, and even clothes during that time
Transport to Concentration Camps were railway transports run by the Deutsche Reichsbahn national railway system under strict supervision of the German Nazis
Victory Gardens also called war gardens or food gardens for defense where vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens planted at private residences and public parks in the United States
Women's roles during the war American Women played important roles during WW2, both at home and in uniform
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