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  1. Donald Nelson
  2. Dwight D. Eisenhower
  3. Dresden
  4. Battle of Leyte Gulf
  5. Battle of Midway
  1. a German city ferociously firebombed by the Allies from February 13 to 15, 1945
  2. b Head of the War Production Board
  3. c U.S. naval victory over the Japanese fleet in June 1942, in which the Japanese lost four of their best aircraft carriers. It marked a turning point in World War II.
  4. d the last, largest, and most decisive naval engagements in the Pacific, recaptured the Phillipines
  5. e leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WW2--leader of troops in Africa and commander in DDay invasion-elected president

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of ..... in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)
  2. code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
  3. The Allied invasion of Normandy (NW France) in June of 1944. nicknamed D-Day
  4. United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II.
  5. Federal agency formed to coordinate issues related to war production during World War II

5 True/False Questions

  1. discretionary arms embargoban trade of weapons to a country that was trying to start a war


  2. Battle of the Bulgethe last, largest, and most decisive naval engagements in the Pacific, recaptured the Phillipines


  3. Revenue Act of 1942European democracies might buy American war materials on a "cash-and-carry basis"; improved American moral and economic position


  4. War Production BoardCreated in 1942, this organization oversaw the production of planes, tanks, artillery pieces, and munitions needed for entering WWII


  5. Bataan Death MarchApril 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 85 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors.


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