World Civ 4-16-15
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night of broken glass; large scale nazi attack
signed between germany and russia to not attack eachother
how did the lend-lease act benefit the U.S?
got help to take down russia...germany....?
What was the u.s response to japanese aggression in southeast asia in mid-1941.?
Cut off supplies to Japan
What prompted great britain and france to declare war on germany?
Hitler invaded poland
What was hitlers reason for invading poland?
cordor of the sea; land
lighting war, surprise
reasons for the fall of france to germany?
paris was taken over, troops were trapped. Overrun and demoralized.
puppet state was set up there
Prime minister of Britain
Battle of Britain
Hitler lands more than 250,000 troops in britain.
Lesson learned by battle of britain?
hitler can be stopped
FDR and churchill... set final goals for the war; supported people to choose their own government
How did the japanese try to build a pacific empire?
took us british and french territory; lack of materials
Pearl harbor attack
Fdr response to pearl harbor attack?
disbelief and rage
Japanese naval leader
How did civilians in the us help with the war effort?
made war supplies
German commander "Desert Fox"
American General: led island hopping campaign
What was the allies; plan for victory over the nazis?
create a 2 front war.
moving from island to island to push the japanese out
Battle of midway
turn of the war
battle of El Alamein
stopped axis from taking suez canal
battle of the coral sea
battle of guadalcanal
turned war in favor of the allies
battle of stalingrad
axis powers decline; furthest point germany will get.
Battle of the bulge
hitlers last offensive
battle of iwo jima and okinawa
helped us win the war; bloodiest battle
allies invasion of france. allies on top
general dwight eisenhower
american general; leader of d-day
What cities were the atomic bomb dropped?
Hiroshima and Nahasaki
codename for atomic bombs
victory in europe day
axis leaders being tried for crimes against humanity.
World Civ 4-16-15