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  1. June 6, 1944
  2. Hirohito
  3. The United Nations
  4. Joseph Stalin
  5. Iwo Jima
  1. a Emperor of Japan during WWII
  2. b Bolshevik revolutionary, head of the Soviet Communists after Lenin, and dictator of the Soviet Union from 1928 to 1953. He led the Soviet Union with an iron fist, using Five-Year Plans to increase industrial production and terror to crush opposition
  3. c An organization of nations that was formed in 1945 to promote peace, security, and international cooperation. The organization is located in New York City.
  4. d ..., a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)
  5. e Date of D-Day

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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)
  2. American landing site in France on D-Day; an extremely difficult battle to take the beat
  3. Nazi extermination camp in Poland, the largest center of mass murder during the Holocaust. Close to a million Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and others were killed there.
  4. City in Japan, the first to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, on August 6, 1945. The bombing hastened the end of World War II. (p. 797)
  5. A policy of making concessions to an aggressor in the hopes of avoiding war. Associated with Neville Chamberlain's policy of making concessions to Adolf Hitler.

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  1. The Battle of BritainIs the name given to the air campaign waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940. The objective of the campaign was to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force (RAF).

          

  2. Mt. SuribachiThis is the highest point on Iwo Jima and is where five U.S. marines and one navy medic raised the American flag after Iwo Jima was taken away from the Japanese.

          

  3. USS MissouriA political movement that promotes an extreme form of nationalism, a denial of individual rights, and a dictatorial one-party rule.

          

  4. The Lend-Lease ProgramA 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

          

  5. Adolph HitlerNazi extermination camp in Poland, the largest center of mass murder during the Holocaust. Close to a million Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and others were killed there.

          

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