World War II Vocabulary

Definitions to these terms have been posted in the form of a web-based PowerPoint presentation.
All images in the presentation come from Microsoft's Encarta 2000. Definitions were developed
by Mr. Cassutto's 7th Grade US History classes. Students were asked to identify three major points 
on the topics they researched.

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These terms appear here in no particular order.

Use the Internet resources below and your text or library to write a short paragraph 
for each of the identifications. 

1) Adolph Hitler

2) Benito Mussolini

3) Hirohito

4) Joseph Stalin

5) Francisco Franco

6) Dictator

7) Nazis

8) Franklin D. Roosevelt

9) Douglas MacArthur

10) Dwight D. Eisenhower

11) Harry S Truman

12) Winston Churchill

13) Haile Salassie

14) Chiang Kai-Shek

15) Mao Tse-Tung

16) Charles De Gaulle

17) Munich Agreement and here too!

18) Lend-Lease Act

19) D-Day

20) Pearl Harbor

Check here too

21) Axis Powers

22) Blitzkrieg

23) Hiroshima

24) Neutrality Act

25) Gestapo

26) George Patton

27) Erwin Rommel

28) Joseph Mengele

29) Bataan

30) Eva Braun

31) V-E Day

32) V-J Day


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