Unit 8

  • Douglas Macarthur

    American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army who was Chief of Staff of the United States Army
  • George Marshall

    army cheif of staff that coordinated the wasr effort from washington D.C
  • Chester W. Nimitz

    five star admirl commander
  • George S. Patton

    tank commander led final assualt to germany
  • Dwight Eisenhower

    34th president during ww2 succesfull invading europe
  • Omar Bradly

    was a senior U.S. Army field commander in North Africa and Europe during World War II, and a General of the Army in the United States Army.
  • concentration capms

    camps during the holocaust where they kept jews and any other agains germans
  • holocaust

    murder and killing of many innocent people that were not aryan
  • tuskegee airman

    foundation dedicated to preserving the history of America's first black military airmen
  • Flying tigers

    former pilots who volunteered to fly with the chinese airforce to defeat the jappanese
  • navajo code talkers

    encrypted to convert communications into unknown language
  • Baatan death march

    is a challenging march through the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range, conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health and, in many cases, their very lives
  • Battle of midway

    turning point japanese loses four large aircraft carriers
  • island hoping

    to bypass heavily fortified Japanese positions and instead concentrate the limited Allied resources on strategically important islands that were not well defended but capable of supporting the drive to the main islands of Japan
  • libert ships

    technology used by the merchant marinces to contribute to the victory in world war 2
  • merchant marines

    fleet of civilian owned merchant vessels that utilized the libery cargo ships
  • D-Day invasion

    Allie invasion of northern france to repel the occupation of the germany Arny
  • operation overload

    was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the operation that launched the invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II by Allied forces
  • Atomic wepons

    wepons such as the atomic bomb used to beat the jappenese
  • postdam conference

    meeting that led the international partioning of germany into four seprrate zones
  • congressional medal of honor

    medal given from the congress
  • multiple front war

    dividing military forces in order to fight on land in europe and sea land pacific
  • conventional weapons

    rms conventional weapons or conventional arms generally refer to weapons that are in relatively wide use that are not weapons of mass destruction