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Can you name the key terms from World War II ?

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German term meaning 'lightning war', term applied to the rapid German military advance in 1939 and 1940.
Wartime agreement between the US and Mexico to import farm workers to meet a perceived manpower shortage; in effect from 1941 to 1947.
Key provisions of the Neutrality Act of 1939 that allowed the US to sell arms and other contraband as long as nations paid cash and shipped the goods on their own vessels.
Military strategy adopted by the US that required concentrating on the defeat of Germany while maintaining a holding action against Japan in the Pacific.
Detaining enemy aliens during the wartime; term specifically applied to Japanese aliens and Japanese-Americans living on the West Coast who were sent to relocation camps.
Japanese term for fighter pilots who crashed their planes into American warships during the latter stages of WWII.
Term that came to symbolize all women who worked in defense plants and other industries during WWII.
An area in which a nation seeks to dominant by securing preferential treatment of a political, economic, and/or socila nature.
Plots of land set aside by Americans during World War 1 and 2 for the cultivation of vegetables so as to limit the purchase of produce in stores.
Plan for extermination of the Jewish population in Nazi-occupied Europe; a total of six million Jews were killed in death camps.

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