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3: Facism - became a political movement in March 1919 - Mussolini founded the Fasci de Combattimento - he entered Parliament as right-wing member - gave his approval to strikebreaking - he abandoned revolutionary agitation - Mussolini was invited by king in October 1922 to form a goverment

5: Adolf Hitler - came to power in 1933 - took Germany out League of Nations and made it a facist country - Germans were considered the master race - inflation and depression was reduced by increased militarism - Weimar Republic was replaced with the Third Riech

7: Emperor Hirohito -modernization and militarism was started by him - Japanese Empire was established in 1868 and ended in 1945 - Japan was comparatively backward like other nations - there was a growth in nationalistic sentiment - Japanese empire included East Indes, Burma , Phillipines, Mongolia, and Manchuria Hideki Tojo - prime minister - beleiving best chance for victory was to knock out U.S Pacific Fleet

8: Winston Churchill - replaced Neville Chamberlain as prime minister of Great Britain | Charles de Gaulle - formed the French Free government - Britain and United States equipped the French Free Army

9: Josef Stalin - leader of the Soviet Union - made an agreement with Hitler - joined League of Nations | Franklin D. Roosevelt - helped passed the Neutrality Acts which the U.S stayed neutral - Lend-Lease Act was passed that allowed U.S to give goods to Allies - him and Churchill created the Atlantic Charter

10: Harry Truman - he was a successor to Frankilin D. Roosevelt - dropped atomic bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima

11: Road to War Japan's Empire - ended when Japanese surrendered on September 2, 1945 Axis Alliance - Germany, Japan, and Italy Mussolini in Africa - defeated in the battle of Gondar Non-Aggression Pact - stated that Germany and Soviet Union will never attack each other

12: Appeasement: Hitler's Empire Policies regarding Germany - demilitarized Rhineland by marching its German troops - took Germany out of League of Nations - stop the spread of communism

13: Hitler's violations of the Treaty - armed forces were rebuilt - marched into Rhineland in March 1936 - annexed Austria in 1936 - invaded and annexed the Sudentenland to protect Germans - in March 1939 , invaded Czechoslovakia - the policy of trying to keep peace by accepting some of the demands of the agressor is called appeasement

14: Invasion of Poland - september 1, 1939 - intoduced new warfare called blitzkrieg - Poland surrendered to Hitler

15: Invasion of France - May 10, 1949 - British and French escaped Dunkirk - ended the Phony War

16: Battle of Britain - Hitler ordered his air force, Luftwaffe to soften up Britain for invasion - RAF was outnumbered by Luftwaffe - first battle fought in the air - radar helped identify enemy aircraft or ships as they came near - Enigma code was broken by British

17: Operation Barbarossa - June 21, 1941 - Germany invaded Russia - millions of people were killed in Battle of Stalingrad

18: Operation Overlord - called D-day which was the invasion of northwest France - June 6, 1944 - General Dwight D. Eisenhower was Allied Forces Commander

19: African Theater - Mussolini wanted to restore the glory back to Rome - Italy wanted to conquer Ethiopia - General Rommel and General Montgomery fought at the battles of Alamein - the Battle of El Alamein marked the ending of the invasion of Egypt - The Operation Torch was the last of the Axis Powers -

20: Pacific Theater Pearl Harbor -December 7, 1941 - Japanese vs. U.S Battle of Midway - biggest naval battle of war Battle of Guadalcanal - first strategic victory for U.S. Iwo Jima - first US attack on Japanese islands Atomic bombs - two atomic bombs were dropped on Nagasakia and Hiroshima

21: Outcomes of the War - establishment of two superpowers caused by nuclear warfare - Japan is now a democratic government - Germany was split into two, East and West - United Nations was formed and was a success - Numremberg trials were the presecution of Nazi leaders during World War II

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