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World War 2 ABC book

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allison cross

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World war 2 ABC book Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Coral Sea, Battle of Dwight D. Eisenhower Einstein, Albert Flying Tigers Hideki Tojo Internment Joseph Stalin Korematsu vs. United States Lend-Lease act Midway, Battle of Neutrality Act of 1939 Office of War Mobilization Pearl Harbor Quebec Conference (1943) Rationing Spanish Civil War Totalitarianism USS Utah VE-Day Winston Churchill XX committee Yalta Conference Zeppelin, Operation Austrian born politician in Germany and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, known as the Nazi party. Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, and became Head of State from 1934 to 1945. Dictator of Italy from 1922 to 1943, and created a fascist state with his total control of the media and propaganda. Benito Mussolini wanted to create a new Roman empire that stretched east through Palestine and though Egypt to Kenya. Major naval battle fought during May 4-8 of 1942 in the Pacific Theater between the Japanese navy on one side and the allied forces of The United States and Australian air and naval forces. The Battle of Coral Sea was the first naval battle in history where there was no direct fire between either side’s ships. 34th President of The United States and five star general in the United States Army, and became he first supreme commander of NATO. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the first President to have a term limit due to the 22nd Amendment. Theoretical physicist and philosopher who received the 1921 Physics Nobel Peace Price for his work in theoretical physics and his discovery of the law if the photoelectric effect. Albert Einstein warned President Roosevelt in 1939 of the possibility of a German atomic bomb. The 1st American Volunteer Group in 1941-1942 commanded by Claire Lee Chennault. The flying tigers were known for their shark planes. Japanese general in the Japanese Imperial Army and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan. Many historians hold Hideki Tojo responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbor. Relocation and imprisonment of roughly 110,000 Japanese Americans in 1942 after the Attack on Pearl Harbor. 62% of the imprisoned in internment camps were American citizens. First General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’s Central Committee. Joseph Stalin turned the Soviet Union into a world superpower. Supreme Court case concerning the constitutionality of the Japanese internment camps (Executive order 9066) after arresting Fred Korematsu for not relocating. Before the Korematsu vs. United States case, Fred Korematsu used plastic surgery to alter his face so he would not be arrested. Program during 1941-1945 where The United States supplied allied nations, like the United Kingdom, China, France, and the Soviet Union with war material. The Lend-Lease act went against the American non-interventionism plan, and made the United States more internationally involved. Naval battle involving American and Japanese fleets. The American planes and carriers defeated the Japanese Imperial Navy and stopped their plan of invading the Midway Islands. The Battle of Midway is widely regarded as the most important naval battle of the Pacific Campaign in World War 2. Allowed arms trade on a cash and carry basis between nations, causing the ending of the arms embargo. With the Neutrality Act of 1929, trading Arms without a license resulted in up to two years in prison. Headed by Former Supreme Court Justice James F. Byrnes, it was an independent agency of the United States Government that coordinated all agencies involved in the war effort. The Office of War Mobilization took over the former War Production Board. Surprise military strike by the Japanese Imperial Navy against a United States naval base in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor was called “Operation Z” by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters. Secret conference between the British, Canadian, and United States Governments during World War 2, where they discussed their plans of invading France. During the 1943 Quebec Conference, they used the codename “Overlord” for their invasion plans in their secret report. Limiting usage of consumption of various items during the war, so that more of it could be used for battle. Rationed items included rubber, meat, and nylon. Began after a military rebellion led by Francisco Franco against the Second Spanish Republic, and was fought in Spain from 1936-1929. The Spanish Civil war was called the first “media war” since so many writers and journalists were covering the campaign and war. Where the state, under the control of a single person or class, controls every aspect of life, public and private. Joseph Stalin and Adolph Hitler were well known Totalitarianism leaders. Battleship that was attacked and sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The USS Utah was the only ship to be named after the state of Utah. May 8, 1945, in which the Allies accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. More than one million people celebrated VE-day out on the streets to celebrate the end of the European War. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War 2, and an officer to the British Army. Winston Churchill was widely regarded as one of the great wartime leaders. Anti-espionage and deception operation by the British Military intelligence arm, captured Nazi agents were used to broadcast misinformation to their Nazi controllers. The XX committee’s name comes from the Roman numeral for 20. Called together heads of the governments of the United States, Soviet Union, and United Kingdom to discuss postwar plans. The Yalta Conference was used to create ideas on how to rebuilt war-torn Europe. German plan to assassinate Joseph Stalin conceived in July of 1944. Operation Zeppelin was a failure, and many of the conspirators were arrested. George S. Patton, JR. United States army general known for his leadership during World War 2. George S. Patton, JR. was a longtime friend of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
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