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What term describes the policy of trying to pacify a nation through negotiation in order to prevent War used by Prime Minster Neville Chamberlain in response to Germany before Britain enter the war?
Joseph Stalin sent millions of people to work camps in which area of the Soviet Union?
Battle of Britian
What is the name of the air campaign launched by the German against Britain during of the summer and fall of 1940?
Which military leader commander of the U.S. Military in the Pacific right before and during world war 2 ?
Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill met in which city in late 1943?
May 7, 1945
When did German forces surrender in World War 2?
When did Japan surrender, ending World World 2?
Replaced by dictatorships
At the end of WWI many new democracies were established in Europe, In the years between WWI & WWII most of these democracies were what?
Which part of China did Japan invade in 1931?
National Socialist Workers Party
What was the full name of the Nazi Party in Germany?
What was the name of FDR's plan to help restore the American economy during the Great Depression?
What was the agreement between Germany and the Soviet Union signed shortly before WWII started?
What was the name of the German approach to warfare known for speed and surprise movements?
Who did Winston Churchill replace as prime minster of Britian?
Which leader was prime minster of Japan from 1941 to1944?
The U.S issued an embargo against Japan in 1941 , cutting off Japanese access to which important resource?
December 8, 1941
When did the United States declare war on Japan?
Battle of Stalingrad
Hilter was defeated in an epic batter against the Soviets which took place in 1942-43. Which is considered a major WWII turning point. What is that battle called?
King Victor Emmanuel III
After the defeat of Italy during WWII , who order the arrest of Mussolini?
What is the term describe used as hatred or discrimination against Jews?
Which general led U.S forces in the D-Day invasion?
Who was welcomed back to France as a hero after his country was liberated from the Germans?
Harry S Truman
After FDR passed away, who became president of the U.S?
Nagaski & Hiroshima
The U.S dropped atomic bombs on these two Japanese cities which are ?
December 7, 1941 & took the American military Pacific fleet out which was an advantage
When did the attack on Pearl Harbor take place? & why do you the attack was strategically important to the Japanese?
Tip of Alaska & no
Where did the Aleutian Islands located? Did you know there were battles that took place during on the U.S soil during WWII?
Normandy Beaches & it gives us main land of Europe & to push forward Belgium Germany
Where did the D-Day invasion take place? Why was this such an important strategic victory for the Allies?
To get to places quicker, the distances were too much farther apart to be walking & it's better health for the troops not being tired just from walking to where they need to be
Why do you think motorized vehicles were so important in WWII?