5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Enola Gay
- USS Missouri
- Joseph Stalin
- a 1st offensive against Japan lasted 6th month,the battle for Solomon island was a turning point, First US land victory over the Japanese
- b the Japanese emperor formally surrendered on the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
- c Bolshevik revolutionary, head of the Soviet Communists after Lenin, and dictator of the Soviet Union from 1928 to 1953. He led the Soviet Union with an iron fist, using Five-Year Plans to increase industrial production and terror to crush opposition
- d Emperor of Japan during WWII
- e the name of the American B-29 bomber, piloted by Col. Paul Tibbets, Jr., that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945.
5 Multiple choice questions
- An organization of nations that was formed in 1945 to promote peace, security, and international cooperation. The organization is located in New York City.
- the code name for the Allied invasion of Europe at Normandy on June 6, 1944; also known as D-Day
- A political movement that promotes an extreme form of nationalism, a denial of individual rights, and a dictatorial one-party rule.
- The political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Adolf Hitler in 1933
- Under the Lend-Lease Program, President Roosevelt authorized the sale of surplus military equipment to the Allies. The Lend-Lease Program was used primarily to help Great Britain and the Soviet Union resists Nazi Germany.
5 True/False questions
Chester Nimitz → Nimitz served as an Admiral in the Battle of Midway in 1942. He commanded the American fleet in the Pacific Ocean and learned the Japanese plans through "magic" decoding of their radio messages. With this intercepted information, Nimitz headed the Japanese off and defeated them.
Franklin D. Roosevelt → German field marshall "Desert Fox"-May 1942; German and Italian armies were led by him and attacked British occupied Egypt and the Suez Canal for the second time; were defeated at the Battle of El Alamein; was moved to France to oversee the defenses before D-Day; tried to assassinate Hitler.,
Totalitarianism → A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
Pearl Harbor → A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
The Battle of the Bulge → 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.