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  1. Blitzkrieg
  2. Bernard Montgomery
  3. Okinawa
  4. Mein Kampf
  5. The Battle of the Bulge
  1. a The December 1944 German offensive that marked hitler's last chance to stop the allied advance, AKA Battle of the Ardennes started on December 16, 1944. planned by the Germans was to split the British and American Allied line in half, capturing Antwerp and then proceeding to encircle and destroy four Allied armies, forcing the Western Allies to negotiate a peace treaty in the Axis's favor. The "bulge" refers to the salient the Germans initially put into the Allies' line of advance. the most bloody of the comparatively few European battles American forces experienced in WWII, the 19,000 American dead
  2. b 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
  3. c 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.
  4. d "Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare including intial strikes followed by fast tanks used by German forces against Poland n 1939
  5. e A British army general who defeated the Germans at El Alamein in Egypt, and began pursuing them westward.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Japanese city in which the second atomic bomb was dropped (August 9, 1945).
  2. Is the name given to the air campaign waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940. The objective of the campaign was to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force (RAF).
  3. Date of D-Day
  4. Japanese suicide pilots who loaded their planes with explosives and crashed them into American ships.
  5. Succeeded FDR upon his death. Led the country through the last few months of World War II, and made the controversial decision to use two atomic bombs against Japan in August 1945. After the war, he was crucial in the implementation of the Marshall Plan, which greatly accelerated Western Europe's economic recovery. Created the CIA

5 True/False questions

  1. Omaha BeachOne 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.

          

  2. Adolph HitlerBolshevik 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

          

  3. The Battle of the AtlanticThe December 1944 German offensive that marked hitler's last chance to stop the allied advance, AKA Battle of the Ardennes started on December 16, 1944. planned by the Germans was to split the British and American Allied line in half, capturing Antwerp and then proceeding to encircle and destroy four Allied armies, forcing the Western Allies to negotiate a peace treaty in the Axis's favor. The "bulge" refers to the salient the Germans initially put into the Allies' line of advance. the most bloody of the comparatively few European battles American forces experienced in WWII, the 19,000 American dead

          

  4. Dwight D. Eisenhowerleader of the Allied forces in Europe during WW2--leader of troops in Africa and commander in DDay invasion-elected president-president during integration of Little Rock Central High School when Supreme Court decided Brown v. Board of Education, Republican; Domino Theory established, Cold War deepened, sent US military advisors to Vietnam; and created the Interstate Highway System (for purposes of national defense)

          

  5. Douglas MacarthurAllied 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.