What was the "phony war" in 1939?
Great Britain and France declare war on Germany, but nothing is done (sitzkrieg)
What did the Kaiser mean in his message to Hitler in 1939?
WWII may be worse for Germany than WWI
What two Nordic countries fell to Hitler in 1940?
Denmark and Finland
Who became the British Prime Minister in 1940?
What country built the Maginot Line? Did it successfully serve its purpose?
Why was June 14th the happiest day of Hitler's life? How is it related to what Germany experienced in WWI? (1940)
The capture of Paris; (France surrendered to Germany in the same place in WWII as the place where Germany surrendered to France in WWI)
What three countries were fighting in North Africa in 1941?
Great Britain, Italy, and German (Afrikacorps)
What two events strengthened the bond between the US and Great Britain in 1941?
Lend-Lease Act & Atlantic Charter
Great Britain had Libya in 1941 when German troops went to take control.
Let them cut off Axis supplies
Battle of El Alamein in 1942
German troops defeated by British troops in the Mediterranean.
Which General landed his American and British troops in Africa in Operation Torch in 1942?
Dwight D. Eisenhower. (Advance on the Germans in Tunisia from west)
In 1943 what did the Big Three decide on at Casablanca?
Germany surrender unconditionally
Why did the Axis lose in North Africa in 1943?
Outnumbered and Trapped
What was Operation Husky in 1943?
Allied forced land in Sicily; start moving up the boot. (Causes Italy to surrender)
June 6, 1944, is better known as what?
What was the name of Hitler's last attack in the west?
Battle of the Bulge; (Hitler fails)
What happened at the Yalta Conference?
Post- war borders of Germany