5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Operation Overlord
- Manhattan Project
- Battle of the Bulge
- a The code name for the beginning plans of D-day and the invasion of France's coast
- b Stressed nationalism and placed the interests of the state above those of the individuals.
- c code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
- d Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to maintain peace and stability.
- e December, 1944-January, 1945 - After recapturing France, the Allied advance became stalled along the German border. In the winter of 1944, Germany staged a massive counterattack in Belgium and Luxembourg which pushed a 30 mile "bulge" into the Allied lines. The Allies stopped the German advance and threw them back across the Rhine with heavy losses.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The Third German Empire, established by Adolf Hitler in 1933.
- United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union (Big 3)
- 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
- No American could legally sail on a belligerent ship, or sell or transport munitions to a belligerent nation, or make loans to a belligerent. This displayed that America was not willing to go to war and desired to remain neutral and isolationist.
- 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 True/False questions
Battle of Stalingrad → 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
Dwight D. Eisenhower → American General who began in North Africa and became the Commander of Allied forces in Europe.
Harry S. Truman → 33rd U.S. President. Took office after FDR's death. Made the decision to use the atomic bomb.
V-J Day → Victory in Europe Day - May 8, 1945
The Atlantic Charter → United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.