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5 Matching questions

  1. Charles DeGaulle
  2. Ho Chi Minh
  3. Dunkirk
  4. Battle of Britain
  5. Anne Frank
  1. a kept a diary of her family's life in hiding after the Nazis overran the Netherlands
  2. b a city in northern France on the North Sea where in World War II (1940) 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches at Dunkirk in a desperate retreat under enemy fire
  3. c French General who Led the French resistance. Organized the Free French military forces that battled the Nazis until France was liberated in 1944.
  4. d the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
  5. e Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in World War II and the French until 1954 and South vietnam until 1975 (1890-1969)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb
  2. the policy of pushing a dangerous situation to the brink of disaster (to the limits of safety)
  3. Battle in which Japanese lost nearly all of their remaining ships
  4. a series of hearings where Senator McCarthy accused people in the US military of being communists
  5. The migration of thousands of African-Americans from the South to the North. African Americans were looking to escape the problems of racism in the South and felt they could seek out better jobs and an overall better life in the North.

5 True/False questions

  1. Nguyen Van ThieuSouth Vietnamese president that was catholic and strongly opposed communism. His poor leadership and corrupt government spelled doom

          

  2. Francis Gary Powerscode name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II

          

  3. Strategic hamlets'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession

          

  4. War Production BoardThe US Secretary of Defense during the battles in Vietnam. He was the architech for the Vietnam war and promptly resigned after the US lost badly

          

  5. Truman DoctrinePresident Truman's policy of providing economic and military aid to any country threatened by communism or totalitarian ideology