World War Two terms and definitions?
I have looked throughout my book and need some help with the definitions of some terms thanks.
Here are the terms:
Is an offensive operational-level military doctrine which involves an initial bombardment followed by the employment of mobile forces attacking with speed and surprise to prevent an enemy from implementing a coherent defense.
Is the art and practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of groups or states.
The purpose of this was to discuss the future of Czechslovakia in the face of territorial demands made by German Dictator Adolf Hitler, and it ended up dividing that state between Nazi Germany, Poland and Hungary.
Is the name commonly given to the effort by the German Luftwaffe to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force, before a planned sea and airborne invasion of Britain during the Second World War.
Was the 1938 annexation of Austria into Greater Germany by the Nazi regime.
Was the foremost pressure group against American entry into WW II. It was established by Douglas Stuart, Jr. and Gerald Ford.
Was the German name used in English in the first half of the 20th centrury for the western regions of Czechoslovakia inhabited mostly by ethnic Germans.
Was a large security and paramilitary organization of the National Socialist German Workers Party in Germany
Is a policy of accepting the imposed conditions of an aggressor in lieu of armed resistance, usally at the sacrifice of principles.
Headed and later formally became the head of state of Nationalist Spain from October 1936, and of all of Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975. He led a successful military career and reached the rank of General
Were those countries opposed to the Allies during World War II. The three major powers were Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial Japan.
Was one of the most modern, powerful, and experienced air forces in the world, dominating the skies over Europe with aircraft much more advanced than their initial counterparts.
Pact signed by Germany, Italy and Japan entering as a military alliance and officially founding the Axis Powers of WW II that opposed the Allied Powers
Is one of the most famous fireside chats broadcast on the radio by President Roosevelt. It was read on Dec. 29, 1940, at the time when Nazi Germany had conquered much of Europe and threatened Britain. Germany was allied with Italy and Japan, and was collaborating with the Soviet Union.
Citizens received monthly ration coupons for sugar, flour, gasoline etc to help with the war effort.
Was a four-engine heavy bomber propeller aircraft flown by the United States Army Air Forces in World War II and other military organizations afterwards. The name "Superfortress" was derived from its well-known predecessor, the B-17 Flying Fortress.
Is a person of Japanese ancestry and the second generation to be born abroad.
a term used in countries in North and South America to specify Japanese people who emigrated to other countries in the years preceding World War II.
Was the project to develop the first nuclear weapon (atomic bomb) during World War II by the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Formally designated as the Manhattan Engineer District (MED), it refers specifically to the period of the project from 1941 to 1946 under the control of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, under the administration of General Leslie R. Groves.
An all-black combat unit.
Were a World War II-era division of the U.S. Navy that consisted entirely of women.
Is one of the most famous of 30 fireside chats broadcast on the radio by United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It was read on December 29, 1940, at a time when Nazi Germany had conquered much of Europe and threatened Britain. Germany was allied with Italy and Japan, and was collaborating with the Soviet Union. Franklin Roosevelt had referred to Detroit as the "Arsenal of Democracy," when the auto industry geared up to produce weaponry during World War II.
Was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 25, 1941 to prohibit racial discrimination in the national defense industry. It was the first federal law to promote equal opportunity and prohibit employment discrimination in the United States.
Was the women's branch of the US Army. It was created as an auxiliary unit, the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in 1942
Regardless of whether the United States Government had the right to exclude people of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast during World War II, they could not continue to detain a citizen that the government itself conceded was loyal to the United States.
Is a cultural icon of the United States, representing the six million women who worked in the manufacturing plants that produced munitions and material during World War II.