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Ch 14 WWII Test (Stricker)
Terms in this set (39)
1. Pipelines constructed underneath the English channel
2. Special forces are dropped behind enemy lines to sever communications
3. Airfields, roadways, and bridges were bombed
3 Allied Preparations made
1. Send more aid to Russia
2. Rid the Atlantic of German Subs
3. Prepare for a cross channel invasion of France
4. Prepare for an invasion of Sicily
5. Increase their bombing of Germany
5 Allied Military Priorities
Churchill and FDR meet, Stalin refuses to attend because the Germans still occupy their country
They agree upon their military priorities for 1943
First conference in which Stalin, Churchill, and FDR attend.
Agree upon the date for the allied invasion of France
Stalin agrees to launch a simultaneous attack on Germany's eastern border
Last wartime conference in which FDR, Churchill, and Stalin will meet.
Planned their final attack on Germany and agreed upon the post war occupation of Germany
Last of allied war conference.
Attended by Truman, Stalin, and Churchill
Agreed that Nazi and Nazi supporters would be put on trial for war crimes
Victory for the US. Famous photo of the marines raising the flag was from this.
JFK becomes a hero when his PT boat was sunk and he helped his crew members swim to shore
Naval victory for the US when they were able to sink four Japanese aircraft carriers
Battle of Stalingrad
Joseph Stalin ordered Russian troops to hole the city at all costs. Losing the city named after the leader of the country would have been a huge blow to Russian morale.
Nearly 300,000 German soldiers are killed during the battle.
Battle of Berlin
The US bombs by day and the Royal Air Force bombs by night
Battle will last for almost 5 months.
Leader of Russia
General Douglas MacArthur
Japanese formally surrendered to him.
Leader of the US army in the Pacific theater.
Helped his crew members swim to shore when his PT boat was sunk.
Leader of the naval US forces int he Pacific
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Germans surrendered to him. The leader of the US army in the European Theater.
After FDR he became the president.
Was forced to resign from being the leader of Italy.
The leader of Germany
Married Hitler and then was poisoned by him the same night.
Ordered the Japanese to lay down their arms.
The leader of Japan
Leader of the Japanese Navy
Devised the plan on Pearl Harbor.
Planned and lost the Battle of Midway
Leader of Italy after Mussolini and signs a secret act of surrender.
Reelected to the fourth term as President of the US
Dies in April of 1945
May 7, 1945
The date of VE Day
Victory in Europe
August 6, 1945
The dates the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima
August 9, 1945
The dates the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki
May 7, 1945
The date the German soldiers surrendered in France and Berlin
June 6, 1944
The date of Operation Overlord
September 2, 1945
The date of Japan's Formal Surrender
August 15, 1945
The date the Japanese lay down their arms
Amount of people who were killed at Hiroshima
Amount of people who were killed at Nagasaki
Plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
The boat that delivered the bomb to the enolagay
was then hit by a Japanese torpedo
Allied invasion of southern France in which German troops will be cut off form the west
Special forces were dropped behind enemy lines to sever lines of communication
Railroads, bridges, and airfields were bombed
Ship in which the Japanese formally surrendered to General Douglas MacArthur
US invasion of North Africa
The Germans in North Africa now must face the British from the east and the Americans from the west
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