5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Axis Powers
- The Yalta Conference
- Lend Lease Act
- Winston Churchill
- a Britain's new prime minister during WWII who pleaded for US aid and who viewed the signing of the Munich Agreement as appeasement.
- b in World War II, the nations of Germany, Italy, and Japan, which had formed an alliance in 1936.
- c "Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare used by German forces against Poland n 1939
- d Approve by Congress in March 1941; The act allowed America to sell, lend or lease arms or other supplies to nations considered "vital to the defense of the United States."
- e FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin met at Yalta, on the Black Sea, in Feb. 1945 to plan the future of Europe after WWII.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- loyalty to one's country above all else.
- Stressed nationalism and placed the interests of the state above those of the individuals.
- strategy of Allies in WWII of capturing some Japanese-held islands and going around others
- were series of trials in 1945 conducted by an International Military Tribunal in which former Nazi leaders were charged with crimes against peace, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.
- First peacetime military draft, 16 million men (21-35) were registered, 1 million drafted for one year- only to serve in the western hemishpere.
5 True/False Questions
V-J Day → Victory in Europe Day - May 8, 1945
Women's Auxiliary Army Corps → WAAC: May 15, 1942 women volunteers could serve in noncombatant positions; nurses, ambulance drivers, radio operators, electricians
Doolittle's Raid → U.S. naval victory over the Japanese fleet in June 1942, in which the Japanese lost four of their best aircraft carriers. The U.S. avenged Pearl Harbor
J. Robert oppenheimer → American General who began in North Africa and became the Commander of Allied forces in Europe.
Omar Bradley → United States general who unleashed a massive air and land bombardment in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)