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Aleena Mian Topic 12 Lesson 2 Axis Powers Advance Key Terms: Blitzkrieg Lightning war Luftwaffe German Air force Dunkirk Port in France from which 300,000 Allied troops were evacuated when their retreat by land was cut off by the German advance in 1940 Vichy City in central France where a puppet state governed unoccupied France and the French colonies. Erwin Rommel Erwin Rommel (1891-1944) was a career military officer and one of Hitlers most successful generals. He took his own life after a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler. Lend-Lease Act
Act passed by the U.S Congress in 1941 that allowed the President (FDR) to sell or lend war supplies to any country whose defense was considered vital to the United States. Atlantic Charter Agreement in which Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill set goals for the defeat of Nazi Germany and for the Postwar world. Hideki Tojo Hideki Tojo was born in Tokyo and was a career military man. He was a general of the imperial Japanese Army and the 40 th

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