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  1. American commander in Pacific campaign of World War II; headed American occupation government of Japan after the war; later commanded international forces during Korean War.
  2. June 6, 1944, the day on which Allied forces landed in Normandy, France to begin a massive offensive against the Germans in the occupied territory of Europe.
  3. 4 American laws passed in the late 1930s that were designed to keep the US out of international incidents by not allowing the US to trade with nations at war.
  4. German word meaning lightning war. It was a German army tactic during World War II which called for quick moving, hard hitting drives into enemy territory.
  5. A field marshal in the German army's Afrika Korps who specialized in tank warfare. Rommel came to be known by both friends and enemies as the "Desert Fox" for his brilliant strategies and surprise attacks in Germany's North Africa campaign.
  6. A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West.

6 True/False questions

  1. PartisansUS Controlled country that was a group of islands in Southeast Asia. This country was captured by Japan in April 1942 but was recaptured by the US in March 1945


  2. Pearl HarborUnited States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.


  3. Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity SphereJapan offered to liberate Southeast-Asian countries from western colonial rule but instead used them as conquered land for natural resources


  4. HiroshimaJapanese city in which the first atomic bomb was dropped (August 6, 1945). The bombing hastened the end of World War II


  5. StalingradFought during the winter of 1942, it was the first major Soviet victory of World War II and a turning point for the Allies. It claimed more lives than any other singles conflict in the War but prevented the Nazis from capturing Russia and was a crucial factor in their eventual defeat.


  6. Battle of BritainPresident of the US after Roosevelt's death; approved the use of the atomic bomb against Japan


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