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U13:World War II Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Manhattan Project
  2. Revenue Act of 1942
  3. Nye Committee
  4. Bataan Death March
  5. Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1. a code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
  2. b Investigated bankers & munitions matters after WWI (whether they profited), said they had pushed US into WWII to turn a profit
  3. c provided funds for the war by radically increasing income taxes.
  4. d April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 85 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors.
  5. e the last, largest, and most decisive naval engagements in the Pacific, recaptured the Phillipines

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The Allied invasion of Normandy (NW France) in June of 1944. nicknamed D-Day
  2. passed March 1941 gave president power to lend, sell, transfer title to any country
  3. embargo on exporting war goods to nations at war
  4. ban trade of weapons to a country that was trying to start a war
  5. Created in 1942, this organization oversaw the production of planes, tanks, artillery pieces, and munitions needed for entering WWII

5 True/False Questions

  1. all aid short of warUnited States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II.


  2. Battle of the BulgeDecember 1, 1944 last ditch effort by Germans to stop Allies from entering Germany


  3. Office of War MobilizationFederal agency formed to coordinate issues related to war production during World War II


  4. Donald NelsonGerman city ferociously firebombed by the Allies from February 13 to 15, 1945


  5. Iwo Jimaa bloody and prolonged operation on the island of ..... in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)


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