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ABC's of World War II

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Callie Kauk

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A's of World War II Allies Axis The allies were France, Great Britain, Russia and the U.S. The axis powers were Germany, Italy and Japan B's of World War II Blitzkrieg Battles Blitzkrieg-lighting war. The Germans use this tactic durning World War II and there toops in vehicles would take a country by quick surpise stikes with the help from airplanes. Some of the battles are Battle of Britain, Battle of the Bulge, Midway, and Iwo Jima C's of World War II Communism Churchill a system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state. Churchill was the Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II. He raised the morals of British soldiers and British civilians. D's Of World War II Dr. Seuss D-Day At the start of World War II, Dr. Seuss began contributing weekly political cartoons to the liberal publication PM Magazine. In 1942, being too old for the World War II draft, he served with Frank Capra's Signal Corps, making animated training films and drawing propaganda posters for the Treasury Department and the War Production Board. June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion. E's Of World War II Eisenhower Evacuation at Dunkirk One the greatest heroic acts of war, was when Great Britain set out to help the French troops at Dunkirk when they sent about 850 ships across the English Channel. From May 26 to June 4, this amateur armada, under heavy fire from German bombers, sailed back and forth from Britain to Dunkirk. The boats carried some 338,000 battle-weary soldiers to safety. F's of World War II Fascism French Resistance A political movement, doctrine, system, or regime of Benito Mussolini in Italy, which encouraged militarism and nationalism, organizing the country along hierarchical authoritarian lines . French Resistance is a general term for resistance movements armed and otherwise that fought military occupation of Nazi Germany after the fall of France in 1940. G's Of World War II German and Russian Non- Agression Pact An agreement that both countries promised not to attack one another. Russia only signed it to stall war. H's Of World War II Hitler Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing Hitler was the leader of the Nazis Party. He killed millions of Jews with the Holocaust. He started World War II after invading Poland after he promised not to invade any more countries after he got the Sudetenland. First atomic bombs used in combat. After the U.S found out that they worked Truman told them to surrender or"rain of ruin from the air." The Japanese didn't respond and on August 6, 1945 the first bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Three day later the second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. I's Of World War II Invaded Countries Island Hopping Some of the countries Hitler invaded were Poland-which started the war-, France, Czechoslovaki, Norway, and Denmark. To travel from island to island, especially to visit a series of islands in the same chain or area. J's Of World War II James Doodlittle's Raid Once the shock of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor settled, the focus of American military planners turned to retaliation - even if it was only symbolic. A few weeks after the attack, Lt. Colonel James H. Doolittle presented his superiors with a daring and unorthodox plan. B-25 bombers, normally land-based, would be transported by an aircraft carrier to within striking-distance of the Japanese mainland and launched to attack a number of cities. K's Of World War II Killing during Bataan Death March Kristallnacht A Nazi pogrom throughout Germany and Austria on the night of November 9–10, 1938, during which Jews were killed and their property destroyed. American and Philippines soldiers surrendered then the Japanese made then walk a 60 mile journey, The prisoners couldn't help anyone. The March lasted 5 days for some and 12 for others. L's Of World War II M's Of World War N's Of World War II Operation Barbarossa O'S Of World War II Operation Barbarossa was the name given to Nazi Germany’s invasion of Russia on June 22nd 1941. Barbarossa the largest military attack of World War Two and was to have appalling consequences for the Russian people. Operation Barbarossa was based on a massive attack based on blitzkrieg. Hitler had said of such an attack that "when the attack on Russia starts the world will hold its breath." P's Of World War II Quota Q's Of World War II a proportional part or share of a fixed total amount or quantity. R's Of World War II S's Of World War II Truman T's Of World War II 33rd president of the United States. In his first six months in office he announced that Germany surrendered, dropped the atomic bombs and signed the charter ratifying the United Nations. U's Of World War II V's Of World War II W's Of World War II eXperimentation X's Of World War II The German and Japanese experiments had a lot in common but the most in common thing was the end result most of the patients died. The Germans did experiments were on twins and cold temperature. Where the Japanese just were just finding creative ways to kill people. Yanks Y's Of World War II Short for Yankee which is a U.S. soldier. Zyklon B Z's Of World War II Zyklon B was a pesticide used in the gas chambers of Auschwitz and other death camps to propagate the Holocaust. It's responsible for up to 10 million murders carried out by the Nazi government. ABC's Of World War II By: Callie Kauk The END Lend-Lease Act Los Alamos the materiel and services supplied by the U.S. to its allies during World War II under an act of Congress (Lend-Lease Act) passed in 1941: such aid was to be repaid in kind after the war. Los Alamos has a long and varied history. What it is best known for is its role as the site for he development of the world’s first atomic bombs. Los Alamos Laboratory, known as Project Y, was conceived during the early part of World War II. Mickey Mouse Munich Conference With the advent of World War II, the Disney Studio suspended nearly all commercial activity and concentrated on aiding the war effort with training films, goodwill tours, and designing of posters and armed forces insignia. Mickey Mouse played his part by appearing on insignia and posters urging national security and the purchase of war bonds. And, incredibly, the password of the Allied forces on D-Day, June 6,1944, was " Mickey Mouse." Munich Agreement (September 1938) Pact agreed by Britain, France, Italy, and Germany to settle German claims on Czechoslovakia. Hoping to preserve European peace, Britain and France compelled Czechoslovakia to surrender the predominantly German-speaking Sudetenland to Nazi Germany on certain conditions. North Afrcica Nazis On the morning of November 8, 1942, a force of over 70,000 American and British soldiers went ashore on the coast of Vichy French North-West Africa, and a period of close Anglo-American co-operation began. Altogether over 500 ships had carried and guarded the assault force: 102 of them crossing the Atlantic from America; the remainder sailing in two convoys - one fast and one slow - from Britain. They all arrived at their destinations within a few hours of each other and a pattern of smooth timing and organisation had been set. A German political party of the twentieth century, led by Adolf Hitler. The Nazis controlled Germany from the early 1930s until the end of World War II. The party's full name in English is National Socialist German Workers' party; Nazi is short for its German name. Pearl Harbor Propaganda A major United States naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese air force on December 7, 1941, with great loss of American lives and ships. In asking Congress to declare war on Japan the next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt described the day of the attack as “ a date which will live in infamy.” Official government communications to the public that are designed to influence opinion. The information may be true or false, but it is always carefully selected for its political effect. Rhineland Roosevelt's Declaration of War Speech In March 1936, Hitler took what for him was a huge gamble - he ordered that his troops should openly re-enter the Rhineland thus breaking the terms of Versailles once again. He did order his generals that the military should retreat out of the Rhineland if the French showed the slightest hint of making a military stand against him. This did not occur. Over 32,000 soldiers and armed policemen crossed into the Rhineland Roosevelt's War Speech has one of the most famous quote "a date which will live in infamy." Stalingrad Sudetenland The Battle for Stalingrad is considered by many historians to have been the turning point in World War Two in Europe. After the German defeat at Stalingrad the Germany Army was in full retreat. A mountainous region in the N Czech Republic, including the Sudeten and the Erzgebirge: annexed by Germany 1938; returned to Czechoslovakia 1945. U.S. enters the War U-Boats We entered the war on December 8th 1941. German submarines during World War I and World War II. V-E Day Victory Garden VE Day marks a very important event in World War 2 - the end of the War with Germany on Tuesday 8 May 1945. For almost six years from 1939 to 1945 the Allies fought the toughest war it had ever experienced. People would grow their own gardens so more food could be sent to the troops. We can do it Walt Disney We can do it is a famous saying for women helping during the war. He made propaganda poster with the famous Mickey Mouse. Cited Work Google Images
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