5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Which cities saw devastation? Explain
- V-E- day
- Iwo Juma
- Allies: efforts at home
- a disbanding the Japanese armed forces. MacArthur accomplished this quickley (in Japan) by leaving them with only a small poice force. MacArthur also began bringing war criminals to trial.
- 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 March 1945, Island 760 miles from Tokyo
- d people on homefronts rallied to support them. In the Soviet Union and Great Britain, civilians endured extreme hardships. Except for a few of it's territores, such as Hawaii, the US didn't suffer invasion or bombing. American's made a crucial contribution to the Allied war effort by producing the weapons and equipment that would help win the war.
- e London-Battle of Britain.
Warsaw-1.3 million to 153,000
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- trials against the people who were in charge of the holocause
- it would bring war to a quick end
- headed by General Leslie Groves and chief Scientists. Robert Oppenheimer
- american general who led the Operation Torch
5 True/False questions
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.
What happens to HItler at the end of the war? → it would bring war to a quick end
D-Day → 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.
Battle of the Buldge → Although the war in Europe was over, the Allies were still fighting the Japenese in the Pacific. In October, Allied forces landed on the island of Leyte in the Philippines. Japanese made a plan to destroy the American fleet, thus preventing the Allies from resupplying their ground troops. On October 23, the Japanese lost almost the entire Japanese fleet, eliminating its fighting force in the war.
Operation Torch → Nov. 8th. More than 100,000 troops landed on Moraco and Algeria. Rommel's Afrika Korps were finally crushed in May 1943