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5 Matching questions

  1. Selective Training and service Act
  2. Manhattan Project
  3. Axis Powers
  4. Hiroshima
  5. Allies
  1. a First peacetime military draft, 16 million men (21-35) were registered, 1 million drafted for one year- only to serve in the western hemishpere.
  2. b code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
  3. c in World War II, the nations of Germany, Italy, and Japan, which had formed an alliance in 1936.
  4. d United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union (Big 3)
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to maintain peace and stability.
  2. "Victory over Japan day" is the celebration of the Surrender of Japan, September 2, 1945
  3. 33rd U.S. President. Took office after FDR's death. Made the decision to use the atomic bomb.
  4. a 1942-1943 battle of World War II, in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union thanks to harsh winter -turning point of war in Eastern Europe
  5. United States general who unleashed a massive air and land bombardment in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)

5 True/False questions

  1. Doolittle's Raidbombing of Tokyo and other Japanese cities; following the attack on Pearl. Raised American morale


  2. Pearl HarborAmerican General who led the Third Army to liberate Paris


  3. Iwo Jimaa bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders


  4. Battle of the BulgeDecember, 1944-January, 1945 - After recapturing France, the Allied advance became stalled along the German border. In the winter of 1944, Germany staged a massive counterattack in Belgium and Luxembourg which pushed a 30 mile "bulge" into the Allied lines. The Allies stopped the German advance and threw them back across the Rhine with heavy losses.


  5. War Production BoardAgreement between Germany and Russia not to fight each other. Led to the invasion of Poland.