US History Exam 2

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  1. Hitler sent troops across stretch of allied front from southern Belgium into Luxemburg; Germans advance 50 miles into allied lines creating a bulge; Sign: german offensive
    Battle of the Bulge
  2. Meeting of FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin at a Crimean resort to discuss the postwar world on Feb.4-11, 1945; Joseph Stalin claimed large areas in eastern Europe for Soviet domination
    Yalta Conference
  3. Hitlers "final solution"; Extermination of jews, gypsies, homosexuals, and handicapped; 6 million jews exterminated; Auschwitz liberated in early 1945
  4. Last meeting of major allied powers, the conference took place outside of Berlin from July 17 to August 2, 1945; United States president Truman, Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, and British prime minister Clement Attle finalized plans begun at Yalta
    Potsdam Conference
  5. Name of Paul Tibbets mother; B 29 bomber (first bomb dropped on Japan)
    Enola Gay
  6. Uranium bomb dropped on Hiroshima; caused 70,000+ deaths instantly; end of 1945, 140,000 are killed; 23 americans are killed
    "Little Boy"
  7. Plutonium bomb dropped on Nagasaki; dropped by B29 bomber Soux; 100,00+ killed, Japan Surrenders (sign.); Emperor
    "Fat Man"
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