5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- USS Missouri
- El Alamein
- Winston Churchill
- a British deny Germany of taking over the Suez Canal, Allied victory in October 1942 led by British general Bernard Montgomery and supported by U.S. tanks that repelled Germans back into Tunisia. They halted German advance in North Africa
- b A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
- c Britain's new prime minister during WWII who pleaded for US aid, rallied the British with his speeches, infectious confidence, and bulldog determination; known for his "iron curtain" speech; agreed Hitler should be conquered; was thrown out by his own people.
- d the Japanese emperor formally surrendered on the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
- e "Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare including intial strikes followed by fast tanks used by German forces against Poland n 1939
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.
- 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).
- 1st offensive against Japan lasted 6th month,the battle for Solomon island was a turning point, First US land victory over the Japanese
- Japanese city in which the second atomic bomb was dropped (August 9, 1945).
- 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
5 True/False questions
Bernard Montgomery → 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.,
Okinawa → second time the United States was on the offensive (the Battle of Guadalcanal had been the first); and the first offensive in the critical central Pacific region; also the first time in the war that the United States faced serious Japanese opposition to an amphibious landing
Pearl Harbor → 7:50-10:00 AM, December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II.
Totalitarianism → A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
Omaha Beach → American landing site in France on D-Day; an extremely difficult battle to take the beat