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7 Hist Ch 18 BJU WS

aircraft carriers Ships that survived the attack on Pearl Harbor untouched
Anti-Comintern Pact treaty between Germany and Japan promising a common front against Russia
Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp in Poland
Axis Powers Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
Chamberlain British Prime Minister who made the Munich Agreement with Hitler
China Japan aggressively invaded this country in 1931
Cold War intense political rivalry between countries that stop short of actual war
Dunkirk site of British troops stranded in France, and their rescue by sea. Germany had to delay their attack because of rain, fog and low cloud cover.
Eisenhower US general & head of Allied forces in Europe and North Africa
FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) United States president during WWII. He died before the war ended
France Allies invaded this country on June 6, 1944
Franco Dictator of Spain
Germany this country bombed London to prepare for a land invasion
Hideki Tojo Japanese general and prime minister during WWII. He strengthened Japan's military
Hirohito Emperor of Japan during WWII
Iwo Jima and Okinawa The last two heavily defended Japanese islands conquered by the United States in 1945
Japan country US dropped atomic bombs in
League of Nations this organization ignored the Japan's invasion of Manchuria
MacArthur United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II
Montgomery British General in charge of all British forces in North Africa, defeated German forces led by Rommel at El Alamein, saved Egypt and Suez Canal from German control
Munich Conference 1938 conference at which European leaders attempted to appease Hitler by turning over the Sudetenland to him in exchange for promise that Germany would not expand Germany's territory any further.
Pact of Steel May 1939 - a military agreement between Italy and Germany
Pearl Harbor Base in Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, which brought America to enter the war.
Poland Germany invaded this country, breaking their agreement, so Britain and France declared war, starting World War II, invaded Poland Sept. 1,1939.
Poland Russia and Germany simultaneously invaded this country
Polish Resistance group of Poles that fought against the invasion of Germany in Poland
Pollock artist who developed Abstract Expressionism
Rommel Commander of Axis troops in North Africa, known as the "Desert Fox"
Shoah Hebrew term for the Holocaust; meaning "catastrophe"
Soviet Union country that dominated and took over most of Eastern Europe in after WWII
Spain facist country during WWII
Sudetenland an area in western Czechoslovakia that was coveted by Hitler
Third Reich name referred to German's empire during WWII
turning points of WWII Germany invading Russia, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the US joining the fight in Europe
V-J Day Victory in Japan; September 2, 1945; Japan surrendered, ending WWII
Created by: Mrs_CC
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