Mussolini boarded a train to Rome where he was given control over Italy.
He achieved some semblance of power after the March on Rome in 1922
Death camps / labor camps
6 Million Jewish lives lost
Genocide / Killing Squads
The Nazis used the term "the Final Solution" to refer to their plan to murder the Jewish people.
"concentration camps,"= concentration camps, extermination camps, labor camps, prisoner-of-war camps, and transit camps.
Hitler takes power in Germany
Germany took over Austria
specifically disallowed in the Versailles Treaty.
the French and the British handed Germany a large portion of Czechoslovakia
Airplanes- fighter planes, bombers, the spitfire and the B-17
weapons- Machine guns, tanks, ships, atomic bomb, and the DUKW
new ways to communicate like the telephone or telegraph
The war was said to have officially began when Germany invaded Poland
German troops entered Poland. The sudden, immense attack by the Germans was called a Blitzkrieg ("lightening war")
The name given by Hitler for the planned invasion of Great Britain in 1940.
57 nights of bombing / bomb shelter
Angered Great Britain
Hitler turned to Russia
Lend-Lease Act empowered the president to "lend, lease, or exchange" war materials with nations whose struggle against aggression was considered necessary to American security
It made the United States the "arsenal of democracy," and it became a factor in the final victory of the Allies.
Surprise attack on Hawaii
“Date which will live in infamy”
After a stirring speech from FDR, the Senate vote 388 to 1 to declare war on Japan. Three days later, Germany and Italy declared war on!
Germany and Italy, allies of Japan due to the Tripartite Pact, declare war on the US.
bomb was dropped at 11:02 a.m.
The explosion unleashed the equivalent force of 22,000 tons of TNT. The hills that surrounded the city did a better job of containing the destructive force, but the number killed is estimated at anywhere between 60,000 and 80,000