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Arts and Humanities
Two Giants Enter The War
Terms in this set (42)
Selective Service Act
Created the first peace-time draft in U.S history
Living room or space
Nations at war
Stop selling to
At the Havana Conference, the nations of the Western Hemisphere were trying to keep the colonies of what countries from being transferred to Germany?
France, The Netherlands, Denmark
What were the two main problem of the German invasions of the Soviet Union that Hitler thought he could overcome?
Keeping supplies flowing to the army, and winter weather conditions.
What was not harmed by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Air craft carriers
What was the purpose of Operation Barbarossa?
The purpose was to attack the Soviet Union
What was the easiest way to cut military expenses?
Stop building big ships
One critic that claimed that aircraft and submarines would be the weapons of the future.
The Royale Navy
entered the war with 15 battleships.
HMS Royal Oak
was sunk while sitting in its harbor in October 1939 by a U-Boat
Admiral Graf Spee
the pride of the German fleet was the battleship Bismarck
a smaller ship who sailed out to attack british shipping in the North atlantic in April
HMS King George V and HMS Rodney
smaller british ships buzzed around until these ships were brought to the fight
Amount of ships the U.S Navy had
15 battleships, but 3 were destoyed and 5 were badly damaged at Pearl hArbor
knew the Pearl Harbor raid had failed when they learned that no aircraft carriers ere in port that day.
Ships were moving towards:
Philpines, Thailand, and Malaysia.
HMS Prince of Whales and the crusier Repulse
tried to stop Japaneese troops
supposed to have escorted the Allied ships but was damaged and had no cover
Allied merchant ships
taking the heaviest losses
commanded the german U boats which played havoc with uspplies along the U.S atlantic coast, between US and Britian ad Britian and the Soviet Union
ships crossing Atlantic in danger of U Boat Packs, attack ships at night
Attacked Great Britian and Soviet Union by land based luftwaffes and submarnes
allowed the allies to decipher messagrs giving submarine and fleet locations.
HMS Prince OF Whales
Aircraft carrier that was damaged and unable to escort the Allied ships protecting Singapore
HMS Royal Oak
Battleship sunk in the harbor by a German U-boat in October 1939
Ship sunk by Japanese dive and torpedo ombers on December 10th 1941
Admiral Graf Spee
German ship that was damaged by British crusiers and had to be scuttled in Uruguay's Montevideo harbor
German battleship that rolled over
Which route was the most risky for merchant ships?
United States to Great Britain & Great Britain to Soviet Union
What was cut to save money during wars?
How did civilians help in the war effort against submarines?
An average how many ships were sunk each day from January 12 to June 30 uring 1942?
about 3 ships a day
embargo, forbade beligerents to borrow money, forbade us ships to bring stuff to them
Cash and Carry
president made all purhases
Hitler deciede to attack the Soviet Union
Lend lEASE Act
britian gets lended 7 mill dollars
US Boat Nmes
USS GREER, US REAUBEN, USS KEARY
invaded indochina, us froze japan assest and then they attacked pearl harbor
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