5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The Bataan Death March
- Neville Chamberlain
- What started World War II?
- Operation Overlord
- a A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
- b the code name for the Allied invasion of Europe at Normandy on June 6, 1944; also known as D-Day
- c began on April 9, 1942, was the forcible transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of 60,000-80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II. All told, approximately 2,500-10,000 Filipino and 100-650 American prisoners of war died before they could reach their destination at Camp O'Donnell. The reported death tolls vary, especially amongst Filipino POWs, because historians cannot determine how many prisoners blended in with the civilian population and escaped. The march went from Mariveles, Bataan, to San Fernando, Pampanga. From San Fernando, survivors were loaded to a box train and they were brought to Camp O'Donnell in Capas, Tarlac.
- d 1938; gullible British Prime Minister; declared that Britain and France would fight if Hitler attacked Poland. Used appeasement to avoid war with Hitler until 1940 (when Churchill succeeded him)
- e Hitler's invasion of Poland: Often blamed on the Versailles Treaty and how Germany was essentially the main power of the time to be "fined" for the start of WW1, which in turn lead to tensions that boiled until the outbreak of WW2...
5 Multiple choice questions
- A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
- 7:50-10:00 AM, December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II.
- Emperor of Japan during WWII
- leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WW2--leader of troops in Africa and commander in DDay invasion-elected president-president during integration of Little Rock Central High School when Supreme Court decided Brown v. Board of Education, Republican; Domino Theory established, Cold War deepened, sent US military advisors to Vietnam; and created the Interstate Highway System (for purposes of national defense)
- German field marshall "Desert Fox"-May 1942; German and Italian armies were led by him and attacked British occupied Egypt and the Suez Canal for the second time; were defeated at the Battle of El Alamein; was moved to France to oversee the defenses before D-Day; tried to assassinate Hitler.,
5 True/False questions
Tarawa → The last offensive battle of WWII. U.S. Army in the Pacific had been pursuing an "island-hopping" campaign, moving north from Australia towards Japan. On April 1, 1945, they invaded Okinawa. By the time the fighting ended on June 2, 1945, the U.S. had lost 50,000 men and the Japanese 100,000.
The Manhattan Project → A secret research project of the US to develop the atomic bomb. Its success granted the US the bombs that ended the war with Japan as well as ushering the country into the atomic era
The Maginot Line → a constructed line of defense created by France against the French-German frontier.
The Munich Conference → - Hitler took Austria and Czechoslovaki, Hitler broke the Treaty of Versailles in appeasement...where Chamberlin had said something along the lines of "I have secured peace in our time" as he waved a peace of paper (famous photo).
The Yalta Conference → a constructed line of defense created by France against the French-German frontier.