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  1. Which cities saw devastation? Explain
  2. Kamikazes
  3. Why did we drop the atomic bomb?
  4. Allies: efforts at home
  5. D-Day
  1. a Japanese suicide pilots. They would sink Allied ships by crash-diving their bomb-filled planes into them
  2. b people on homefronts rallied to support them. In the Soviet Union and Great Britain, civilians endured extreme hardships. Except for a few of it's territores, such as Hawaii, the US didn't suffer invasion or bombing. American's made a crucial contribution to the Allied war effort by producing the weapons and equipment that would help win the war.
  3. c at dawn that day, British, American, French & Canadian troops fought their way onto a 60-mile stretch of beach in Normandy. The Germans had dug in with machine guns, rocket launchers, and cannons. They sheltered behind concrete walls. The Allies took heavy casualties. 2,700 American men died that day. The Allies held the beachheads. On July 25, the Allies punched a hole in the German defenses and The US third army led by General George Patton, broke out. A month later, the Allies march triumphantly into Paris
  4. d it would bring war to a quick end
  5. e London-Battle of Britain.
    Warsaw-1.3 million to 153,000
    Berlin-95% destroyed

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the Germans advanced to an Egyptian village called El Alamein. They were dug in so well that British forces could not go around them and needed to dislodge them with a massive frontal attack. began night of October 23rd. Ended November 4th. About one thousand British guns took axis soldiers by surprise and eventually beat them
  2. code name for the invasion of Normany which was the largest land and sea attack in history. Began on June 6, 1944
  3. May 9th. V & E day=Victory in Europe Day. The surrender was officially signed, and the US & Allied powers celebrated. ( On May 7th, 1945, General Eisenhower accepted the undconditional surrender of the Third Reich from the German military. President Roosevelt did not live to witness the long-awaited victor, He died suddenly on April 12th.
  4. city of 27,000 people. Three days after the US dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, the US dropped the bomb of this this city. Radiation fallout from the two explosions killed many more
  5. started July 10, 1943. Allied forces landed on Sicily and captured it from Italian and German troops about a month later. The conquest of Sicily toppled Mussolini from power. On Sept 3rd, Italy surrendered

5 True/False Questions

  1. Look at the Chart on Page 949the Germans advanced to an Egyptian village called El Alamein. They were dug in so well that British forces could not go around them and needed to dislodge them with a massive frontal attack. began night of October 23rd. Ended November 4th. About one thousand British guns took axis soldiers by surprise and eventually beat them

          

  2. How did Japanese government change?people on homefronts rallied to support them. In the Soviet Union and Great Britain, civilians endured extreme hardships. Except for a few of it's territores, such as Hawaii, the US didn't suffer invasion or bombing. American's made a crucial contribution to the Allied war effort by producing the weapons and equipment that would help win the war.

          

  3. How many deaths from the war? How many were in the Soviet Union?60 million. 21 million

          

  4. Dwight D Eisenhoweramerican general who led the Operation Torch

          

  5. Manhattan ProjectNov. 8th. More than 100,000 troops landed on Moraco and Algeria. Rommel's Afrika Korps were finally crushed in May 1943

          

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