6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- June 6, 1944, the day on which Allied forces landed in Normandy, France to begin a massive offensive against the Germans in the occupied territory of Europe.
- The prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
- German word meaning lightning war. It was a German army tactic during World War II which called for quick moving, hard hitting drives into enemy territory.
- He was the U. S. general who led the attack in North Africa in Nov. of 1942.He was the master organizer of the D-Day invasion in Europe (June 6, 1944). He ran for the Republican ticket in the 1952 and the1956 elections and won.
- 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.
- US Controlled country that was a group of islands in Southeast Asia. This country was captured by Japan in April 1942 but was recaptured by the US in March 1945
6 True/False questions
Vichy France → President of the US after Roosevelt's death; approved the use of the atomic bomb against Japan
Hiroshima → Japanese city in which the first atomic bomb was dropped (August 6, 1945). The bombing hastened the end of World War II
Franklin D. Roosevelt → A field marshal in the German army's Afrika Korps who specialized in tank warfare. Rommel came to be known by both friends and enemies as the "Desert Fox" for his brilliant strategies and surprise attacks in Germany's North Africa campaign.
Erwin Rommel → German word meaning lightning war. It was a German army tactic during World War II which called for quick moving, hard hitting drives into enemy territory.
Partisans → Irregular forces which use guerrilla tactics when operating in enemy-occupied territory. During the Holocaust, partisans operated secretly in their efforts to assist Jews and others persecuted by the Nazis. They eventually killed Mussolini.
Winston Churchill → Japanese city in which the first atomic bomb was dropped (August 6, 1945). The bombing hastened the end of World War II