6th Grade History WW II

Question Answer
Dictator Leader who controls by force.
Fascism Extreme Nationalism. Made popular by Mussolini.
Totallitarian Leaders control all areas of society. Crush all opposition.
Nazi Party Group of people who supported Hitler and believed they were superior to other groups of people.
Anti-Semitism EXTREME hatred of the Jewish people. Against Jewish people.
Blitzkrieg German war strategy meaning "lightning war". Attack is swift and fierce.
Disarmament Giving up military weapons. Surrendering.
Pearl Harbor *Japanese attack on U.S.. ; *December 7, 1941.; *U.S. Enters War After.
Kamikaze Japanese suicide – pilot attacks. Mission was to crash into targets.
Island Hopping Moving from one island to the next to capture it. Used by the U.S. to get closer to Japan.
Holocaust (death by fire) Mass killing of Jews and non-Germans by the Nazis during WW II.
Concentration Camp Nazi prison camps in Europe. Hold people for political reasons.
Liberate To set free.
Internment Camp Detention center where Japanese-Americans were moved to during WW II. Intended to protect NOT hurt Japanese-Americans.
Genocide To DESTROY a group of people on purpose.

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