To add territory to a state or country, often through the threat of use of military force.
Activity that involves the illegal buying and selling of goods in violation of price controls or rationing.
Extinguishing or concealing all visible lights as a precaution against an air raid.
Government certificates promising to pay the buyer a certain amount of money after a certain amount of time. Bonds issued during World War II helped finance the war effort.
Organized, non-military authorities in charge of protecting citizens on the Home Front from military attacks or natural disasters.
The movement of troops into a theater of operations for military action.
Fair treatment of all citizens through standard judicial procedures.
To remove from an area of perceived danger to an area of greater safety.
Instructions, having the force of law, issued by the President of the United States to the military or to another part of the executive branch.
Government policy of taking steps to help grow a country’s territory or influence.
Confining a person or persons in a prison, camp, or other space.
Government policy favoring involvement in the affairs of another country or a foreign conflict.
Government policy favoring non-involvement in the affairs of other countries or foreign conflicts.
A large cargo ship built rapidly and in large numbers for the US Merchant Marine during World War II.
To try to influence someone’s actions, especially those of a public official.
The business of acquiring, maintaining, transporting, and housing people, equipment, and supplies.
The German Air Force during the WWII era.
Status of a country that takes no side in a conflict between other countries.
Information, often biased or misleading, that promotes or publicizes a particular idea or point of view.
The initial model of a product, from which other forms are developed or copied.
The controlled distribution and monitored consumption or use of scarce goods and commodities during wartime.
To deliberately destroy, damage, or obstruct something, especially for military or political advantage.
Something made by humans rather than occurring naturally.
Relating to the specific actions planned to achieve a military objective.