By: Lauren Hildebrand
World War II
Japan: an island country in Asia.
Pearl Harbor: a major U.S. naval base in Hawaii.
Soviet Union: (official name: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) a nation formerly located in eastern Europe and northwest Asia.
Atomic bombs: a bomb that derives its destructive power from the rapid release of nuclear energy by fission of heavy atomic nuclei, causing damage through heat, blast, and radioactivity.
Prisoner of War: a person who has been captured and imprisoned by the enemy in war.
Five countries in Europe that the enemy didn't take over: Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, and Sweden.
Two countries in Africa the enemy didn't take over: Tunisia and Libya.