5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Battle of Stalingrad
- Operation Overlord
- Battle of El Alamein
- Allies: efforts at home
- a code name for the invasion of Normany which was the largest land and sea attack in history. Began on June 6, 1944
- b 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
- c at dawn that day, British, American, French & Canadian troops fought their way onto a 60-mile stretch of beach in Normandy. The Germans had dug in with machine guns, rocket launchers, and cannons. They sheltered behind concrete walls. The Allies took heavy casualties. 2,700 American men died that day. The Allies held the beachheads. On July 25, the Allies punched a hole in the German defenses and The US third army led by General George Patton, broke out. A month later, the Allies march triumphantly into Paris
- 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 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- Hitler and his wife (Eva Praun) committed suicide
- Japanese city of about 3,500,000 people. US dropped an atomic bomb here and killed between 70,000 and 80,000 people
- trials against the people who were in charge of the holocause
- London-Battle of Britain.
Warsaw-1.3 million to 153,000
- 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
5 True/False questions
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
Manhattan Project → headed by General Leslie Groves and chief Scientists. Robert Oppenheimer
How did Japanese government change? → it would bring war to a quick end
Demilitarization → 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.
Iwo Juma → March 1945, Island 760 miles from Tokyo