5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Operation Torch
- Dwight D Eisenhower
- Nuremberg Trials
- V-E- day
- a american general who led the Operation Torch
- b May 9th. V & E day=Victory in Europe Day. The surrender was officially signed, and the US & Allied powers celebrated. ( On May 7th, 1945, General Eisenhower accepted the undconditional surrender of the Third Reich from the German military. President Roosevelt did not live to witness the long-awaited victor, He died suddenly on April 12th.
- c Nov. 8th. More than 100,000 troops landed on Moraco and Algeria. Rommel's Afrika Korps were finally crushed in May 1943
- d city of 27,000 people. Three days after the US dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, the US dropped the bomb of this this city. Radiation fallout from the two explosions killed many more
- e trials against the people who were in charge of the holocause
5 Multiple choice questions
- Hitler and his wife (Eva Praun) committed suicide
- London-Battle of Britain.
Warsaw-1.3 million to 153,000
- began on August 23, 1942. The Luftwaffe went on nightly bombing raids that set much of the city ablaze and reduced the rest to rubble. By early November 1942, Germans controlled 90% of the ruined city. On November 19, Soviet troops outside the city launched a counterattack. They trapped the Germans inside and cut off their supplies. On Feb. 2, 1943, some 90,000 frostbitten, half-starved German troops surrendered. The city was 99% destroyed. The Germans were now on the defensive, with the Soviets pushing them steadily westward
- Japanese suicide pilots. They would sink Allied ships by crash-diving their bomb-filled planes into them
- code name for the invasion of Normany which was the largest land and sea attack in history. Began on June 6, 1944
5 True/False questions
Look at the Chart on Page 949 → the Germans advanced to an Egyptian village called El Alamein. They were dug in so well that British forces could not go around them and needed to dislodge them with a massive frontal attack. began night of October 23rd. Ended November 4th. About one thousand British guns took axis soldiers by surprise and eventually beat them
Invasion of Italy → code name for the invasion of Normany which was the largest land and sea attack in history. Began on June 6, 1944
Hiroshima → Japanese city of about 3,500,000 people. US dropped an atomic bomb here and killed between 70,000 and 80,000 people
Battle of Leyte Gulf → December 16. Battle of the Bulge. German tanks broke through weak American defenses along a 75-mile front in the Ardennes. The push into Allied lines gave the campaign its name. Although caught off guard, the Allies eventually pushed the German's back and the Germans had no choice but to retreat, eading to the rapid end of the war.
Manhattan Project → Nov. 8th. More than 100,000 troops landed on Moraco and Algeria. Rommel's Afrika Korps were finally crushed in May 1943