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8th grade hx
8th grade hx test
What was Hitler's book called?
Who was the dictator in Russia in 1917? Who became dictator after him?
Who was head of Hitler's SS and the head of all police in Germany?
Who was Hitler's minister of propaganda (responsible for "selling" the lies about the Third Reich)?
Who was arrested and exectuted during the Night of the Long Knives?
Ernst Rohm and 200 other SA men
When was the Night of the Long Knives?
June 30, 1934
What was the full name of the alliance between Italy, Germany, and Japan?
the Anti-Comintern Axis
Who was the fascist leader in Spain?
What does DMZ stand for?
Who was the Prime Minister of England at the start of the war?
When was the attack on Pearl Harbor?
December 7, 1941
Who was the new prime minister in England?
What did Hitler call his plan to invade England?
Operation Sea Lion
What was the German air force called?
What was the English air force called?
What was the official name of the Nazi party?
National Socialist Democratic Working Party
What was the party in Russia that spread communist propaganda to other nations?
Comintern (COMmunist INTERNational Party)
What was the code name for Hitler's plan to invade Russia?
Who ordered the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor?
Who came up with a radical plan of air attack against Japan?
Leut. Col. Jimmy Doolittle
Who was the commander-in-chief of the American Pacific Fleet?
Admiral Chester Nimitz
Who was the Commander-in-chief of the Allied Invasion Forces?
What happened on June 5, 1944
the liberation of Rome
When was D-Day?
June 6, 1944
What were the code names of the 5 beach landings at Normandy?
When did Hitler die?
April 30 1945
When did the war with Germany end?
Surrender signed on May 7, 1945
: May 8, 1945
Black Thursday and Black Friday were raids on ___________, Germany, using _________ planes
B-17 and B-24 bombers
When did the targeting on Iwo Jima begin?
February 19, 1945
Who was Joe Rosenthal?
Dude who took the famous picture of Iwo Jima Marines
Who succeeded President Roosevelt?
What was the final and longest meeting of the three major Allies? When and where did it take place?
July 17 to August 2, 1945
in Potsdam, Germany, near Berlin
Who were the big dudes at the Potsdam conference? (big three)
When is V-J day?
September 2, 1945 - when the surrender papers were signed
When is V-J day actually celebrated and why?
August 15th - this is when the announcement was made
Where did the War Crimes Trials take place?
What were the outcomes of the War Crimes Trials?
: 12 put to death, 7 received prison terms, 3 set free
: 20 year sentences
Who led the Manhatten Project?
When was the bomb on Hiroshima dropped?
August 6, 1945
When was the bomb on Nagasaki dropped?
August 9, 1945