Mrs. Hayes history-World war 2

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American history

Japan's emperor

Hirohito

Japans government

Militarism

Japan's prime minister

Tojo

Italy's government

Fascism

Who was the "Duce"

Mussolini

Who was the leader of Ethiopia

Selassie

Was the league of nations effective

No

Germany's government

Nazism

Who was Germany's leader

Hitler

What does "Fuehrer" mean

Leader

What was the Third Reich

Hitlers government

Mein Kampf

My Struggle- Hitler's book- wrote while he was in jail

Anti-Semitism

prejudice or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews

Nuremberg Laws

Jews are not citizens

Kristallnacht

Night of broken glass- all synagogues were destroyed

Lebensraum

Living space

Anschluss

When Germany annexes Austria

When and what is the Munich Conference

1938 and the conference that decided Czech fate

Who was at the Munich conference

Hitler and prime minister Chamberlain

What does appeasement mean?

To give in to

Who said, "peace in our time"

Prime Minster Chamberlain

When and who was the non- aggression pact between

1939 and Hitler and Stalin

When was the invasion of Poland

1939

When did England and France declare war on Germany?

September, 1939

Blitzkrieg

Lightning War- an all out attack

Phony War

War was declared but no fighting for a while because countries were preparing for war

Who did Germany defeat (7 countries)

Poland, Denmark, Norway, Holland, Luxembourg, Belgium, and France

Dunkirk

City in France and was in 1940

Vichy France

Where French pro- Nazis ruled southern France

When and what is the Battle of Britain

R.A.F ( royal air force) vs. Luftwaffe ( German air force) and it was in 1940

Operation Sea Lion

German code name for the battle of Britain

When and what is the Lend Lease Act

1941 and when the USA would loan equipment to Britain

Who said, "arsenal for democracy"

FDR

When did Germany invade the USSR

June 1941

What was Germans code name for the invasion of the USSR

Operation Bararsossa

What happened on December 7th, 1941

Japan attacked Pearl Harbor

When did the USA enter the war

1941

Who said, "a date which will live in infamy"

FDR

In the battle of Stalingrad who was fighting ?

Germans vs. Russians

In the war in Africa and Europe who were the americans and the british troops led by?

USA= Patton, Britain= Montgomery

Where is the battle of El Alamein and who wins.

Egypt and the British win

What was Erwin Rommel nick name

The desert fox

What were Rommel's troops called

The Afrika Korps

What was the first place to be liberated

North Africa

When does Italy switch to the Allies side?

1943

When was the Normandy invasion?

June 6, 1944

What was D-days code name

Operation Overlord

Who was in charge of the allied troops

Gen. Eisenhower

Where was the battle of Bulge

Belgium

When did Hitler commit suicide

1945

What and when is V-E Day

When Germany surrendered and it is May, 1945

Who won the battle of Midway

USA

Who won the battle of Guadalcanal

USA

Who said, "I shall return"

Gen. MacArther

What is a kami-kazi pilot

Suicide pilot

When, Where and what is the Yalta conference

1945 in USSR Churchill, FDR and Stalin make post war plans

Who is the president during the atomic bomb

Pres. Truman

What is the Manhattan Project

The making of the atomic bomb

What 2 places is the bomb dropped on

Hiroshima, Japan. And Nagasaki, Japan

When and what is V-J Day

September, 1945 and Japan surrenders

What is the final solution?

Killing of all Jews

What is Auschwitz

The worst concentration camp

Germany and Berlin were divide into how many zones

4

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