5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Operation Torch
- Manhattan Project
- Nuremberg Trials
- Look at the Chart on Page 949
- Battle of Stalingrad
- a headed by General Leslie Groves and chief Scientists. Robert Oppenheimer
- b trials against the people who were in charge of the holocause
- c Nov. 8th. More than 100,000 troops landed on Moraco and Algeria. Rommel's Afrika Korps were finally crushed in May 1943
- d ...
- e began on August 23, 1942. The Luftwaffe went on nightly bombing raids that set much of the city ablaze and reduced the rest to rubble. By early November 1942, Germans controlled 90% of the ruined city. On November 19, Soviet troops outside the city launched a counterattack. They trapped the Germans inside and cut off their supplies. On Feb. 2, 1943, some 90,000 frostbitten, half-starved German troops surrendered. The city was 99% destroyed. The Germans were now on the defensive, with the Soviets pushing them steadily westward
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- December 16. Battle of the Bulge. German tanks broke through weak American defenses along a 75-mile front in the Ardennes. The push into Allied lines gave the campaign its name. Although caught off guard, the Allies eventually pushed the German's back and the Germans had no choice but to retreat, eading to the rapid end of the war.
- Japanese city of about 3,500,000 people. US dropped an atomic bomb here and killed between 70,000 and 80,000 people
- London-Battle of Britain.
Warsaw-1.3 million to 153,000
- american general who led the Operation Torch
5 True/False questions
Demilitarization → disbanding the Japanese armed forces. MacArthur accomplished this quickley (in Japan) by leaving them with only a small poice force. MacArthur also began bringing war criminals to trial.
How did Japanese government change? → it would bring war to a quick end
What happens to HItler at the end of the war? → it would bring war to a quick end
Kamikazes → 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
Iwo Juma → March 1945, Island 760 miles from Tokyo