• conventional weapons

    waepons of wide use of mass destruction
  • Congressional Medal of Honor

  • General Douglas MacArthur

    was born. he died April 5th, 1964.
  • George Marshall

    was born. he died october 16, 1959.
  • Chester W. Nimitz

    was born. he died february 20, 1966.
  • George S. Patton

    was born. he was known for his command of the 7th United States army.
  • Dwight Eisenhower

    was born. he was the 43th president of the United Satetes.
  • Omar Bradley

    was born. He died April 8 1981.
  • island hopping

    millitary strategy employed by the allies.
  • concentration camps

    sites of internment during the Holocaust which were liberated by American forces
  • merchant machines

    fleet of civilian-owned merchant vessels that utilized the Liberty cargo ships
  • holocaust

    systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution & murder of approximately 6 million Jews by the Nazi regime
  • flying tigers

    former pilots of the U.S. armed services who volunteered to fly with the Chinese Air Force to defend against Japanese aggression
  • liberty ships

    technology used by the Merchant Marines to contribute to the victory in World War 2
  • multiple front war

    dividing military forces in order to fight on land in Europe and sea/land in the Pacific
  • tuskegee airmen

    popular group of african american men pilots who fought in WWII.
  • Bataan Death March

    70 mile walk.
  • Battle of midway

    turning point for Allies in the Pacific in World War 2 due to the Japanese loss of four large aircraft carriers
  • D Day Invasion

    Allied invasion of Northern France to repel the occupation of the German Army...landing at Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword beaches
  • operation overlord

    was the code name for the battle of Normandy
  • navajo code talkers

    group that used the practice of encryption to convert communication into an unknown language so that it is unable to be decoded by the enemy
  • postam conference

    meeting that led to the international partitioning of Germany into four separate zones
  • atomic weapons

    were being used