5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- The Yalta Conference
- Mein Kampf
- The Nazi Party
- Operation Overlord
- a the code name for the Allied invasion of Europe at Normandy on June 6, 1944; also known as D-Day
- b FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin met at Yalta, on the Black Sea, in Feb. 1945 to plan the future of Europe after WWII. Their decisions shaped Europe for the remainder of the 20th century.
- c 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
- d A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
- e The political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Adolf Hitler in 1933
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The December 1944 German offensive that marked hitler's last chance to stop the allied advance, AKA Battle of the Ardennes started on December 16, 1944. planned by the Germans was to split the British and American Allied line in half, capturing Antwerp and then proceeding to encircle and destroy four Allied armies, forcing the Western Allies to negotiate a peace treaty in the Axis's favor. The "bulge" refers to the salient the Germans initially put into the Allies' line of advance. the most bloody of the comparatively few European battles American forces experienced in WWII, the 19,000 American dead
- Refused to allow either defeated German or Communist Russia to participate in peace conference negotiations, forced Germany to sign a war-guilt clause that was used to justify imposing large war reparations payments; changed map of Europe, created league of nations, left legacy of bitterness. Jan 10,1920
- a constructed line of defense created by France against the French-German frontier.
- 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)
- Date of attack on Pearl Harbor
5 True/False Questions
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).
Erwin Rommel → 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.,
The NON-aggression Pact → This treaty stated the Germany would not attack the USSR and the USSR would not attack Germany. The pact freed Hitler to use force on Poland.
Fascism → A political movement that promotes an extreme form of nationalism, a denial of individual rights, and a dictatorial one-party rule.
Militarism → A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war