5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Donald Nelson
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
- Battle of Leyte Gulf
- Battle of Midway
- a German city ferociously firebombed by the Allies from February 13 to 15, 1945
- b Head of the War Production Board
- 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.
- d the last, largest, and most decisive naval engagements in the Pacific, recaptured the Phillipines
- 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
- a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of ..... in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)
- code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
- The Allied invasion of Normandy (NW France) in June of 1944. nicknamed D-Day
- United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II.
- Federal agency formed to coordinate issues related to war production during World War II
5 True/False Questions
discretionary arms embargo → ban trade of weapons to a country that was trying to start a war
Battle of the Bulge → the last, largest, and most decisive naval engagements in the Pacific, recaptured the Phillipines
Revenue Act of 1942 → European democracies might buy American war materials on a "cash-and-carry basis"; improved American moral and economic position
War Production Board → Created in 1942, this organization oversaw the production of planes, tanks, artillery pieces, and munitions needed for entering WWII
Bataan Death March → April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 85 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors.