5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Look at the Chart on Page 949
- Why did we drop the atomic bomb?
- Battle of El Alamein
- Manhattan Project
- How many deaths from the war? How many were in the Soviet Union?
- a headed by General Leslie Groves and chief Scientists. Robert Oppenheimer
- b 60 million. 21 million
- c ...
- d 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
- e it would bring war to a quick end
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
5 True/False questions
Battle of the Buldge → Although the war in Europe was over, the Allies were still fighting the Japenese in the Pacific. In October, Allied forces landed on the island of Leyte in the Philippines. Japanese made a plan to destroy the American fleet, thus preventing the Allies from resupplying their ground troops. On October 23, the Japanese lost almost the entire Japanese fleet, eliminating its fighting force in the war.
How did Japanese government change? → .A long Japanese tradition had viewed the emperor as divine. The emperor now had to declare that he was not divine. THat admission was as shocking to the Japanese as defeat. His power was dramatically reduced. The emperor became largely a figurehead--a symbol of Japan. The new constitution guarantedd that real political power in Japan rested with the people. The people elected a two-house parliament, called the Diet. All citizens over age 20, including women, could vote. The govt. was led by a prime minister chosen by a majoirty of the Diet. A constitutional bill of rights protected basic freedoms. Article 9 of the constitution stated that they could no longer make war, but could only fight if attacked
Nuremberg Trials → 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 → Japanese city of about 3,500,000 people. US dropped an atomic bomb here and killed between 70,000 and 80,000 people
Which cities saw devastation? Explain → London-Battle of Britain.
Warsaw-1.3 million to 153,000