WWII Claudia

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    Japan invades China

  • Munich Conference

    The Munich Conference is where an agreement was signed to end Nazi Germany's annexation of Czechoslovakia. It is also known as a failed attempt at making appeasment with Germany.
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    The Non-agression Pact

    The pact was between the Soviet Union and Germany. The met to sign the non-agression pact to end and prevent all fighting between them. The pact was broken by Nazi Germany when they invaded Russia.
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    Invasion of Poland

    Germany invading Poland was marked as the beginning of WWII in Europe. They were invaded by Germany, the Soviet Union, and Solvakia. Afterwards, it was divided between the three countries,
  • Blitzkrieg

    The term was used for Germany's fighting tactic, "Lightening war," The first time the word was used was September 25 in a news article.
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    Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain was an air campain against Great Britain from the German Air Force. It is still the largest air bombing campain.The German wanted to gain air superiority. It was the first defeat of Hitler's forces.
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    Lend-Lease Act

    The lend-lease act said that the U.S. provided France, Great Britian, Republic of China, and the USSR with food, oil, and materials beween 1941 and 1945. At the end of October 1941, there was $1 million in Lend-Lease aid to Britain.
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    The Holocaust

    The holocaust was a genocide where about 6 millions of Jews and about 5 million non-jews were murdered at concentration camps. They were sent to "work camps" and were gassed and starved to death.
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    Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa was a nickname for the invation of Soviet Union by Nazi Germany. It is the largest invation in history. It was known as the begininng of the war.
  • Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor was by the Imperial Japanesse Army on the U.S. The base was attacked by 323 planes and bombs. 4 Naval ships were sunk, while all 8 were damaged. The attack was the reason for the U.S entry in WWII.
  • Bataan Death March

    This march was a forced removal of Fillipino and American prisoners by the Imperial Japanesse Army.
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    Battle of Midway

    The United States navy defeated a fleet of the Imerial Japanesse Navy. The U.S had codebreakers that found out the date and location of the attack.
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    Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad was between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. It is known as the bloodiest and largest battle. The soviets had a warning and moved everything out of harms way. However, most civilians stayed.
  • D-Day

    D-Day was the largest invation at sea. It began the invation of German-occupied land. It took French from German control and led to the Allied victory of the war.
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    Battle of the Bulge

    The battle of the Bulge was a german campain toward the end of World War II, They kept it a secret although the U.S Army intercepted some communication and knew it was coming but not when or where, It was the bloodiest battle of the war. Approximently 3,000 civilians were killed.
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    Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima was a major battle that resulted in the U.S. capturing Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima was the only battle by the Marines where the U.S. casualties were greater than the Japanesse.
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    Battle of Okinawa

    The U.S. planned of using Okinawa, a japanesse island, as an air base. It was the bloodiest battle of the Pacific War.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day marks the day that Nazi Germany surrendered. It was the official end of World War II. Celebrations were all over the world. The celebration in America happened on Truman's 61st birthday.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The only atomic bombing known to history are the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They occured on August 6th and 9th. They killed approximently 129,000 people. The United States dropped the bombs for the invation of Japan's mainland,
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day was the day that Japan surrendered, ending WWII. In the UK, V-J Day is celebrated on August 15, 1945.
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    Warsaw Pact

    The Warsaw Pact was a defense treaty bewteen eight communist states in Europe during the Cold War. The Soviet Union wanted to maintain control over Europe.