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Chapter 36: World War II and the Cold War
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World War II began with
Japanese attacks on China
The height of Japanese atrocities was reached at the Rape of
The Guomindang, during World War II, was
The resistance government of the Chinese versus Japan's invasion of China
The Tripartite Pact brought together
Germany, Italy, and Japan
The Italian fascists used which war as an excuse to intervene and gain valuable military experience?
Spanish Civil War
The weakness of the League of Nations was revealed in its inability to take any substantial action in response to the Italian invasion of
Adolf Hitler always spoke of the "November crime," which was the
Signing of the 1918 armistice
In 1938, Germany sent troops into what country and forced its leaders to accept the Anschluss?
The high point of appeasement was
The Munich Conference
In the wake of the Munich Conference, what leader proposed that the meeting had ensured "peace in our time"?
While the Russian-German Treaty of Nonaggression was on the surface of a nonaggression treaty, it had secret stipulations that spelled out
The division of Eastern Europe
The European part of World War II began with the
German invasion of Poland
The German Blitzkrieg referred to
A lightning war
After the fall of France in 1940, the only country left to fight Germany was
In the Battle of Britain, the Germans hoped to defeat the English
Almost solely through air attacks led by the Luftwaffe
Operation Barbossa was the
German plan for an invasion of the Soviet Union
Hitler's comment "You only have to kick in the door, and the whole rotten structure will come down" was a reference to which of the following powers?
The Soviet Union
By December 1941, the Soviets gained two new allies in their struggle to defeat the German invasion of their country: a severe winter and
The United States
The Japanese goal in the bombing of Pearl Harbor was to
Weaken the United States' naval capacity
"Asia for Asians" was the slogan of the
The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere was designed by
The key to the Allied victories in Europe and Asia was
The Normandy invasion
Led to the end of German resistance in western Europe
The U.S. victory in the Pacific that turned the tide against the Japanese was
The U.S. secret weapon in the Pacific campaign was
A code-breaking operation known as Magic
In the Battle of Okinawa, the Japanese introduced
During the battle of Okinawa,
Roughly 110,000 Okinawan civilians died refusing to surrender
The Japanese finally surrendered in August 1945
After the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
At the Wannsee Conference,
The Nazis put in place the "final solution"
The largest of the Nazi death camps was
"Comfort women" were
Korean and Chinese women forced into prostitution by the Japanese
The majority of the "comfort women" in World War II were from China and
The German Democratic Republic
Was formed out of the Soviet zone of occupation
In the wake of the Berlin blockade and airlift, the U.S., British, and French zones of occupation in western Germany were
Combined to form the Federal Republic of Germany
The Warsaw Pact
Was formed in response to NATO
An active policy of de-Stalinization was begun in 1956 by
Alexander Dubcek's "Prague Spring"
Promised "socialism with a human face"
The "Brezhnev doctrine"
Reserved the right of the Soviet Union to invade any socialist country that was deemed to be threatened by the forces hostile to socialism
The "policy of detente" means
A reduction in hostility between nations
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