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ww1MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING MussoliniBenito Mussolini feared communismmarched into roman and got permission to form a new governmentHis goal was to make italy a great powerHe seiszed power from King Emmanuel during coup deetatAfter allies invaded Italy in July 1945 Mussolini was forced and caputerd he was eventually freed by german soldies but then when he tried to set up a new governement in northern Italy he was caputred by his own people and hungMussolini ran a oneparty state government HitlergermanyHitley quickly became Nazi Party leaderHe was appointed chanellor in 1933he gained total power with the reichstag fireHe promised to return germany to its old gloryHe set up a facist state in germanyHitler explained his beliefs in mein kampf because he wanted to unite german speaking people under one grand empireHe was an anticommunistAnti Socialist and was based on NationalismThe type of governemt he was runing was a one party statetotalitariandictatorshipfacist TojoGeneral Hideki Tojoquotthe razor era ofJapenese politics ministergenera ofjapenese armyresponsibe for attatck on pearl harborhe was a facistnationalist and militaristAfter the war he was arrested and sentenced to death by the international military for the far east and hung on dec 23rd1948imperor shifting policies assination left to invasion of mancheria hirohitoemperor ofjapan regin laster 19261989began military build up with several attatcks on chinaHis goal was pacific domination and to set up a militaristic governmentinsised in pursuit of an agreement with the us nimitzfleet admiral of us navycommander in chief of us pacific fleetorganized forces to halt japenese advanceAs rapidly as ships men and materiel became available Nimitz shifted to the offensive and defeated the Japanese navy in the Battle of the Coral Sea the pivotal Battle of Midway and in the Solomon Islands campaign yamamotobeeoved destroying pacific fleet would secure a period of 6 months in southeast asia vonseecktchief of staff to august mackensenused germans to hide tropps under great powers built up police force19201926 he paved the way for hitlertrained firmantaught missions to build tanks macarthurwas an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 19305 and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War n 1941 with expansionist Japan posing an increasing threat Douglas MacArthur was recalled to active duty and named commander of US Army forces in the Far East On December 8 1941 his air force was destroyed in a surprise attack by the Japanese who soon invaded the Philippines he fought in phillippines campaign when the island got overrun in the first day of wa rhe brought 60 80000 troops who got caught behind the lines in hopes to find reffuge he evacuatedthe us stars commander of army ecscaped to austraia dec 7 1941Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii Territory killing more than 2300 Americans The USS Arizona was completely destroyed and the USS Oklahoma capsized A total of twelve ships sank or were beached in the attack and nine additional vessels were damaged More than 160 aircraft were destroyed and more than 150 others damaged sep 2 1939invasion of poland start of ww2German invasion of Poland was a primer on how Hitler intended to wage war what would become the quotblitzkriegquot strategy This was characterized by extensive bombing early on to destroy the enemy s air capacity railroads communication lines and munitions dumps followed by a massive land invasion with overwhelming numbers of troops tanks and artillery Once the German forces had plowed their way through devastating a swath of territory infantry moved in picking off any remaining resistance sept 18 1931invasion of manchriapolicical era in japanjapanese troops used the pretext of an explosion along the Japanesecontrolled South Manchurian Railway to occupy Mukden In Tokyo neither the high command of the Japanese army nor Prime Minister Wakatsuki Reijiro proved able to restrain the Kwangtung Army in the field and within three months Japanese troops had spread throughout Manchuria Wakatsuki s cabinet fell in December and its successor reacted to a growing tide of public opinion by sanctioning the invasion jan 301933 hitler named chancelloris plan embraced by much of the German population was to do away with politics and make Germany a powerful unified oneparty state He began immediately ordering a rapid expansion of the state police the Gestapo and putting Hermann Goering in charge of a new security force composed entirely of Nazis and dedicated to stamping out whatever opposition to his party might arise From that moment on Nazi Germany was off and running and there was little Hindenburg or von Papen or anyone could do to stop itHitler was jailed for participating in the quotBeer Hall Putschquot an attempt by the Nazi party to take over Germany side notbegan writting in jail mein kampf 1925 doolittle raidThe Doolittle Raid also known as the Tokyo Raid on 18 April 1942 was an air raid by the United States on the Japanese capital Tokyo and other places on Honshu island during World War II the first air raid to strike the Japanese Home sandsDooitte was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on January 2 1942 and assigned to Army Air Forces Headquarters to plan the first retaliatory air raid on the Japanese homeland nanking massacreIn late 1937 over a period of six weeks Imperial Japanese Army forces brutally murdered hundreds of thousands of people including both soldiers and civilians in the Chinese city of Nanking or Nanjing The horrific events are known as the Nanking Massacre or the Rape of Nanking as between 20000 and 80000 women were sexually assaulted Nanking then the capital of Nationalist China was left in ruins and it would take decades for the city and its citizens to recover from the savage attacks bo coral sea May 1942 marked the first airsea battle in history The Japanese were seeking to control the Coral Sea with an invasion of Port Moresby in southeast New Guinea but their plans were intercepted by Allied forces When the Japanese landed in the area they came under attack from the aircraft carrier planes of the American task force commanded by Rear Admiral Frank J Fletcher
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