allowed the U.S. president to aid the American allies
lend-lease act

German city in which allies held war crimes trails

giving in to an aggressor’s demands to maintain peace

sit of allied war strategy meeting

intended to prevent the u.s. involvment in a european war
neutrality acts

“lightning war”

Hitler’s plan for the union of austria and germany

sit of major russian victory over german troops

apposition to all war

location of the first u.

u. atomic bombing


What did the Nazi-Soviet Pact accomplish for germany?
it allowed the union of germany and hungary

What was one reason why the Spanish Civil War was called a “dress rehearsal” for world war II?
the nazis used the war to test their new weapons

Hitler decided to invade the Soviet Union because
he wanted the soviet unions vast natural resources

which of these was official nazi policy towards the jews of germany and the occupied territories?
relocation to ghettos

In which french city did german forces set up a “puppet state” capital after conquering France?

How did Churchill and Roosevelt give in to Stalin at the conference in Tehran in 1943?
They opened a second front against Germany in Western Europe

What was important about the battle of the bulge?
it delayed the allied advance from the west

The german air force was almost grounded by the time of the D-day invasion because
the germans had little fuel due to allied bombing

the u.s. strategy of “island-hopping” in the pacific
allowed the u.s. to gradually move north toward japan

what was one of stalin’s major goals in Eastern Europe after world war II?
to create a protective buffer zone of friendly governments

The truman doctrine was rooted in the idea of

the league of nations voted sanctions against which country for invading ethiopia 1935?

Through what action did Hitler violate the versailles treaty in 1936?
he sent troops into the rhineland

what did the british and french do at the munich conference in 1938 to avoid war?
they persuaded the czechs to surrender the sudetenland

What was usually the first stage of hitler’s blitzkrieg strategy?
the luftwaffe attacked ground targets from the air

How did the germans change their tactics in preparing for operation sea lion?
they began to bomb london and other cities

What u.s. action influenced the japanese decision to attack the us in 1941?
the us banned the sale of iron, steel, and oil to japan

During wwII, “rosie the riveter” came to symbolize what?
the women who worked in u.s. manufacturing plantsq

in 1942, what priority did Roosevelt, churchill, and stalin set in the war?
to achieve victory in europe before trying to achieve it in asia

what stopped the german advance during the invasion of the soviet inion in 1941?
the terrible winter of 1941-42

what was the manhattan project?
a code name for atomic bomb research

How did the allies commitment to total war against the axis powers change the lives of women during world war II?
many women joined the workforce for the first time

Who were the kamikaze?
japanese pilots who crashed into allied warships

which of these was a factor in president truman’s decision to drop the atomic bomb on japan?
the japanese soldiers would fight to the death if the allies invaded japan

what action did the western allies take after wwII that caused the soviets to strengthen their hold on east germany?
they helped western germany rebuild its economy

what was the importance of teh battle of El Alamein in 1942?
the british stopped the german advance in north africa

what did the soviet union do during germany’s invasion of poland in 1939?
it attacked poland from the easy as part of the nazi soviet pact

what happened at dunkirk in the spring of 1940?
british forces successfully retreated across the english channel

How did the allies commitment to total war against the axis powers limit the freedom of citizens of japanese descent in the us and canada?
the governments of these countries interned citizens of japanese descent in camps because they were perceived as a security threat.

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