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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
  2. Japanese city in which the first atomic bomb was dropped (August 6, 1945). The bombing hastened the end of World War II
  3. 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.
  4. Fought 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.
  5. President of the US after Roosevelt's death; approved the use of the atomic bomb against Japan
  6. Japan offered to liberate Southeast-Asian countries from western colonial rule but instead used them as conquered land for natural resources

6 True/False questions

  1. D-DayJune 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.

          

  2. PartisansIrregular forces which use guerrilla tactics when operating in enemy-occupied territory. During the Holocaust, partisans operated secretly in their efforts to assist Jews and others persecuted by the Nazis. They eventually killed Mussolini.

          

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

          

  4. Vichy FrancePresident of the US after Roosevelt's death; approved the use of the atomic bomb against Japan

          

  5. 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.

          

  6. Midway IslandIrregular forces which use guerrilla tactics when operating in enemy-occupied territory. During the Holocaust, partisans operated secretly in their efforts to assist Jews and others persecuted by the Nazis. They eventually killed Mussolini.

          

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