5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Mt. Suribachi
- Douglas Macarthur
- a (FDR) , June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which "we will accept nothing less than full victory." More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day's end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy.
- b This is the highest point on Iwo Jima and is where five U.S. marines and one navy medic raised the American flag after Iwo Jima was taken away from the Japanese.
- c Allied commander and five star general in the U.S. army. he accepted Japan's surrender in 1945 headed the U.S. army in Japan and Korea but was fired by Truman for questioning the actions of his superiors in the midst of the Korean war.
- d A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
- e 1st offensive against Japan lasted 6th month,the battle for Solomon island was a turning point, First US land victory over the Japanese
5 Multiple choice questions
- This treaty stated the Germany would not attack the USSR and the USSR would not attack Germany. The pact freed Hitler to use force on Poland.
- 1938; gullible British Prime Minister; declared that Britain and France would fight if Hitler attacked Poland. Used appeasement to avoid war with Hitler until 1940 (when Churchill succeeded him)
- (1882-1945) Thirty-second president of the United States; he was elected president four times. He led the United States during the major crises of the Great Depression and declared war on Japan in World War II.
- One of the four beaches that the allied forces landed on during the Normandy invasion. This was one of the American beaches, where the US's forces were fighting. The bloodiest was Omaha beach.
- The German goal during this battle was to prevent food and war materials from reaching Great Britain and the Soviet Union. Hitler knew that if he cut that lifeline Britain would be starved into submission. The Allies responded to the German's raids against ships along U.S. East Coast by organizing their cargo ships into convoys (groups of ships traveling together for mutual protection). Launching of Allied ships began to outnumber sinkings. Allies Won.
5 True/False questions
Nagasaki → Japanese city in which the second atomic bomb was dropped (August 9, 1945).
Iwo Jima → ..., a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)
Tarawa → The last offensive battle of WWII. U.S. Army in the Pacific had been pursuing an "island-hopping" campaign, moving north from Australia towards Japan. On April 1, 1945, they invaded Okinawa. By the time the fighting ended on June 2, 1945, the U.S. had lost 50,000 men and the Japanese 100,000.
Harry S. Truman → City in Japan, the first to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, on August 6, 1945. The bombing hastened the end of World War II. (p. 797)
Erwin Rommel → 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession