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From what year to what year did WW2 last?
How did Mussolini, Hitler and the leaders of Japan see people who wanted peace?
Who did the Japanese seize to try to become like the Western Powers?
What started the Second Sino-Japanese War?
Japanese armies overran much of eastern China
How did Hitler break the Treaty of Versailles?
By building up an army
Which is giving to the demands of an aggressor in order to keep the peace?
What is the opposition to all war, due to the disgust with the destruction from the previous war (WW1) spread throughout the world?
Which are laws that forbade the sale of arms to any nation at war and outlawed loans to warning nations and prohibited Americans from traveling ion ships of warning powers
Who did Britain and France see as the lesser of two evils?
Hitler over Mussolini
Who became known as the Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis?
Germany, Italy, and Japan
What was the union of Austria and Germany known as?
What was the region of western Czechoslovakia?
What was mostly likely Hitler's next target after Austria, and Czechoslovakia?
What bound Hitler and Stalin to peaceful relationships?
How long after the Nazi-Soviet Pact did German invade Poland?
A week after, on September 1,1939
What was the name for a lightning war?
German Air Force would bomb airfields, factories, towns, and cities, what was this known as?
What side of Poland did Stalin attack?
Through what forest did the German attack France?
Ardennes Forest in Belgium
How many people were ferried and saved in the attack on France?
When did France surrender?
June 22, 1940
Who was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time?
Who did Hitler fail to take?
Who did Hitler send to North Africa?
General Erwin Rommel
Who was he known as?
When did Hitler nullify the Nazi-Soviet Pact?
a plan which ranks its name from a medieval Germanic leader Fredrick Barbarossa
What are detention centers for civilians who were considered enemies of the state called?
What other people were targeted?
Slavs, Gypsies, homosexuals, and the disabled
Which are sections of the city that Jewish people are confined
Which was the plan to kill all Jews called?
What was the Nazis massacred around six million Jews and the massacre known as?
How many people in total were killed?
What act allowed America to sell or lend war materials to any country whose defense would seem important to US safety?
On what day did Japan bomb Pearl Harbor?
December 7, 1941
What was December 7 known as?
A date which will live in infamy
When did we officially join the war?
What were women in these industries symbolized by?
Rosie the Riveter
What weapon did both sides of the war use?
What battle was started by the pacific Japanese when they started to suffer from a serious setbacks?
Battle of the Coral Sea
After what war were the Japanese weak?
Battle of Midway
In what battle did the british led by General Bernard montgomery fought Rommel (Desert Fox)
Battle of Alamein
Who took command of a joint British and American force in Morocco and Algeria?
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
Which was one of the bloodiest battles of WW2?
Battle of Stalingrad
Who was the most famous Soviet snipped in Stalingrad, with 225 confirmed kills during the battle?
In what battle did German surrender?
Battle of Stalingrad
When did D-Day take place?
June 6 1944
What is the invasion of France called?
Where did the three leaders agreed that the Soviet Union would enter the war against Japan within three months of Germany's surrender and in return Churchill and Roosevelt promised Stalin that the Soviets would take possession of southern Sakhalin Island, the Kuril Islands, and an occupation zone in Korea.
At the Yalta Conference
What did Stalin want after the war?
To control Eastern Europe
What did Churchill and Roosevelt think of what Stalin wants?
They disagreed, they favored self-determination for Eastern Europe
On what day did Germany surrender?
What was the day known as
By May 1942 the Japanese had gained control of the Philippines, killing several hundred
American soldiers and as many as 10,000 Filipino soldiers during what?
The Bataan Death March
What were the two bloodiest battles against Japan?
Battle of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Okinawa
What were Japanese
pilots who were selected to do suicide dive bomb missions on
enemy ships known as?
They knew about splitting atoms could create and explosion so the Allies
used German and Italian scientist in figuring out how to harness that
power and create a bomb
. What was this project known as?
Who took office because FDR died unexpectedly?
When did the American plane drop the atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima?
August 6, 1945
When did we drop the second bomb in Nagasaki
August 9, 1945
When did the Japanese surrender?
August 10, 1945
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