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    Unit 8

  • Concentration Camps

  • Flying Tigers

  • Chester William Nimitz was the leading U.S. Navy authority on submarines, as well as Chief of the Navy's Bureau of Navigation in 1939.

  • Holocaust

  • Liberty Ships

  • Douglas MacArthur, commander of U.S. Army Forces Far East

  • George S. Patton commanded some of the the first U.S. troops into the European theater during the North African Campaign in 1942

  • Bataan Death March

  • Battle of Midway

  • Island Hopping

  • Merchant Marines

  • Multiple Front War ended

  • Tuskegee Airmen

  • Operation Overlord

  • D-Day invasion of Normandy, France.

  • Navajo Code Talkers

  • Potsdam Conference

  • Omar Bradley was appointed the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the following year oversaw the policy-making for the Korean War

  • Conventional Weapons

  • Congressional Medal of Honor

  • George Marshall was an American military leader, Chief of Staff of the Army, Secretary of State, and the third Secretary of Defense.

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961

  • Atomic Weapons

  • Conventional Weapons