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WWII

The Beginning

TermDefinition
Appeasement giving in to an aggressor
pacifism opposition to all war
Neutrality Acts Laws that forbade the U.S. to aid nations at war
Francisco Franco Fascist leader in Spain
Anchluss Germany's union with Austria
Lebensraum Living space
Sudetenland the region of western Czechoslovakia whom Germany took over because millions of Germans lived there
Nazi-Soviet Pact Hitler and Stalin's non-aggression pact
Blitzkrieg Hitler's lightning fast attack plan
Luftwaffe German Airforce
Dunkirk The beach where 300,00 Brits were rescued
The Desert Fox German commander Erwin Rommel
Concentration Camps detention centers for all those the Nazis deemed unfit
Holocaust The Nazis murdered 6 millions Jews
Lend-Lease Act Allowed the U.S. to sell or lend war materials to countries if the paid cash and picked the materials up
1939 Germany's invasion of Poland
Munich Agreement An example of appeasement when the Allies allowed Hitler to take the Sudetenland
Winston Churchill British Prime Minister during WWII
1937 Japan murders hundreds of thousands of Chinese known as the Rape of Nanjing
Vichy Capital of the French puppet state after German conquers France
Created by: drichardson19