war-weariness

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date of Allied victory over Japan, World War II 15 August 1945 , V-J Day
English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976) 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein , Bernard Law Montgomery , Montgomery , Sir Bernard Law Montgomery
day of the allied landing in France, World War II 6 June 1944 , D-day
date of Allied victory in Europe, World War II 8 May 1945 , V-E Day
United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881) A. E. Burnside , Ambrose Everett Burnside , Burnside
16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865) Abraham Lincoln , Lincoln , President Abraham Lincoln , President Lincoln
United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War Admiral Dewey , Dewey , George Dewey
United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966) Admiral Nimitz , Chester Nimitz , Chester William Nimitz , Nimitz
Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962) Adolf Eichmann , Eichmann , Karl Adolf Eichmann
German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler , Der Fuhrer , Hitler
islands west of Sicily (now known as the Egadi Islands) where the Romans won a naval victory over the Carthaginians that ended the first Punic War in 241 BC Aegadean Isles , Aegates Isles
river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC) Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid Aeneas
epic in Latin by Virgil; tells the adventures of Aeneas after the Trojan War; provides an illustrious historical background for the Roman Empire Aeneid
(Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War Agamemnon
contaminant widely used in the Vietnam War Agent Orange
herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas Agent Orange
civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies Air National Guard , ANG
pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel Al Alamayn , Battle of El Alamein , El Alamein
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