America by the Decade: 1940s

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Infamous assault on this Hawaiian port mobilizes the U.S. for war
Collective name of Japan, Germany, and Italy during WWII
Official name for the Allied Invasion of North Africa
African American signs with the Dodgers, breaking the color barrier
One of the first Cold War conflicts involves airlifts to this divided city
Gardens set up by Americans during WWII to show support for their country while easing the public food demand
Nazi Germany sets up this government in France
WWII African American pilots known for their service in Italy and North Africa
Acclaimed film, featuring Humphrey Bogart, set in Morrocco
Aircraft that drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima
'Old Blue Eyes' rises to fame
Language used as code in the Pacific during WWII
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Inspired by burrs on dog fur, this clothing fastener is introduced
The 'Flag of our Fathers' is famously propped up after victory in this Japanese island
Baseball does hold this annual occurrence in 1945 due to war
Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin meet to discuss Europe's postwar fate
Associated with Cab Calloway, this dance rises in popularity among white Americans
Triangle Publications rolls out periodicals targeted at teenaged girls
Arguable greatest boxer of all time wins Welterweight Title and loses only one game
The allies land in triumph in this French region on D-Day
Americans enjoy the 'New Look' made by this French fashion designer
Japan's surrender eventually becomes national holiday
Television award begins as an exclusive award for L.A. programs
Given the title of Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, this general takes charge of campaigns in the Pacific

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