5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Douglas Macarthur
- The Battle of the Bulge
- Mt. Suribachi
- a Allied commander and five star general in the U.S. army. he accepted Japan's surrender in 1945 headed the U.S. army in Japan and Korea but was fired by Truman for questioning the actions of his superiors in the midst of the Korean war.
- b This 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.
- c A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
- d 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
- e A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- An organization of nations that was formed in 1945 to promote peace, security, and international cooperation. The organization is located in New York City.
- 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
- 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
- A city in northern France on the North Sea where in World War II (1940) 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches at Dunkirk in a desperate retreat under enemy fire.
5 True/False questions
The Maginot Line → The political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Adolf Hitler in 1933
El Alamein → Japanese city in which the second atomic bomb was dropped (August 9, 1945).
Midway → (FDR) , June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which "we will accept nothing less than full victory." More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day's end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy.
The NON-aggression Pact → The political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Adolf Hitler in 1933
Totalitarianism → A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war