WWII Vocabulary1 Sept. 1939 – 2 Sept. 1945 By Ciera Johnson, Period 6
Hitlers BeginningLebensraum is the believed territory neededfor a nations natural development.The Anschluss was the Union between NazisGermany and Austria in March 1938by 1934 hitler was dictator of germany. andon august 31 1939, he ordered poland beinvaded the next day and this is whatstarted WW2 as britain came to help thepolands
Hitler-Stalin PactIt was signed in1939It split Poland in half for Germany andRussia and created and alliance.It was not honored by both sides; Germanydid a surprise attack on Russia.
AppeasementAppeasement is the policy ofgranting concessions topotential enemies to maintainpeace.At the Munich Conference,Britain and France decided toallow Germany to annex theareas near the German border.Hitler said that it was his"final demand" in Europe."We have peace in our time" -Neville Chamberlain
Picture: The flags of the Axis Countries.The Axis Powers -List the major Axis Powers. Germany Italy Japan
The Allies Great Britain United States France Russia
Blitzkrieg -What was the Blitzkrieg? -What was the Luftwaffe?The Blitzkrieg was a popular name for anoffensive military doctrine that is attackingwith speed to prevent an enemy fromimplementing a defense.The Luftwaffe was the name given to theGerman Air Force during the second worldwar.