5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- discretionary arms embargo
- Battle of Midway
- Donald Nelson
- Office of War Mobilization
- a ban trade of weapons to a country that was trying to start a war
- b U.S. naval victory over the Japanese fleet in June 1942, in which the Japanese lost four of their best aircraft carriers. It marked a turning point in World War II.
- c US won, June. now had a base for air strikes against Japan nd for the planned invasion of the main islands--estimated to cost 500,000 US lives
- d Head of the War Production Board
- e Federal agency formed to coordinate issues related to war production during World War II
5 Multiple choice questions
- December 1, 1944 last ditch effort by Germans to stop Allies from entering Germany
- Investigated bankers & munitions matters after WWI (whether they profited), said they had pushed US into WWII to turn a profit
- European democracies might buy American war materials on a "cash-and-carry basis"; improved American moral and economic position
- April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 85 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors.
- United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II.
5 True/False questions
Operation Overlord → The Allied invasion of Normandy (NW France) in June of 1944. nicknamed D-Day
Manhattan Project → Head of the War Production Board
Lend Lease Act → passed March 1941 gave president power to lend, sell, transfer title to any country
War Production Board → Created in 1942, this organization oversaw the production of planes, tanks, artillery pieces, and munitions needed for entering WWII
Dresden → US won, June. now had a base for air strikes against Japan nd for the planned invasion of the main islands--estimated to cost 500,000 US lives