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  1. Japan offered to liberate Southeast-Asian countries from western colonial rule but instead used them as conquered land for natural resources
  2. 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.
  3. 4 American laws passed in the late 1930s that were designed to keep the US out of international incidents by not allowing the US to trade with nations at war.
  4. Fought during the winter of 1942, it was the first major Soviet victory of World War II and a turning point for the Allies. It claimed more lives than any other singles conflict in the War but prevented the Nazis from capturing Russia and was a crucial factor in their eventual defeat.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

6 True/False questions

  1. Franklin D. RooseveltThe President of the United States during the Depression and WWII. He instituted the New Deal. Served from 1933 to 1945, he was the only president in U.S. history to be elected to four terms


  2. Douglas MacArthurAmerican commander in Pacific campaign of World War II; headed American occupation government of Japan after the war; later commanded international forces during Korean War.


  3. PhilippinesIrregular 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.


  4. Midway IslandThe last American base in the north Pacific west of Hawaii. Which was attacked by the Japanese known as "The Battle of Midway". Huge turning point in the war due to crushing blow dealt to the Japanese Navy after trying to ambush awaiting US Navy. Due to a American's break of Japanese Navy secret code.


  5. Harry TrumanPresident of the US after Roosevelt's death; approved the use of the atomic bomb against Japan


  6. HiroshimaJapanese city in which the first atomic bomb was dropped (August 6, 1945). The bombing hastened the end of World War II


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