6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- United 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.
- He was the U. S. general who led the attack in North Africa in Nov. of 1942.He was the master organizer of the D-Day invasion in Europe (June 6, 1944). He ran for the Republican ticket in the 1952 and the1956 elections and won.
- 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.
- 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.
- The last American base in the north Pacific west of Hawaii. Which was attacked by the Japanese known as "The Battle of Midway". Huge turning point in the war due to crushing blow dealt to the Japanese Navy after trying to ambush awaiting US Navy. Due to a American's break of Japanese Navy secret code.
6 True/False Questions
Hiroshima → Japanese city in which the first atomic bomb was dropped (August 6, 1945). The bombing hastened the end of World War II
Philippines → Irregular 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.
Neutrality Acts → 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.
Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere → Japan offered to liberate Southeast-Asian countries from western colonial rule but instead used them as conquered land for natural resources
Vichy France → Southern Pro-Nazi French; govern themselves as loyal to Nazis; traitors to the Free French in Northern France
Partisans → Irregular 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.