WWII

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  1. What country did Hitler invade that forced Great Britain and France into the war?
    Poland
  2. September 2 1945 was ______ day
    VE
  3. Japan attacked what country in the early 1930's?
    China
  4. November 9 1938 was also known as _________________ in Germany
    Kristallnacht or Crystal Night
  5. At what conference did the Allied leaders agree to separate Europe into Occupation zones?
    Yalta
  6. Who was the German dictator?
    Adolph Hitler
  7. May 8, 1945 was aka __________ day
    VJ
  8. Name one other MAJOR country who landed on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day
    Great Britain
  9. What service provided 10 million Americans to the armed forces?
    Selective Service
  10. Name the two cities that the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on...
    Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  11. Who took over the Presidency when Roosevelt died?
    Harry S Truman
  12. What was the project codename for the Atomic Bombs...
    Manhattan Project
  13. What was the codename of the beach the Americans took their heaviest casualties on?
    Omaha
  14. What day, month, and year was Pearl Harbor attacked?
    Dec 7, 1941
  15. D-Day was the Allied invasion of what occupied country?
    France
  16. What island in the Pacific did the U.S. kill 110,000 Japanese soldiers?
    Guadalcanal
  17. Who organized a march on Washington D.C. to protest racism in the military during WWII?
    A Philip Randolph
  18. Before the Allies invaded Normandy which European country did they invade first?
    Italy
  19. Name 3 major Allied powers
    U.S., U.S.S.R (Soviet Union NOT Russia), Great Britain, France
  20. Who was the American President when the war started?
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR
  21. Who was the Italian dictator?
    Mussolini
  22. Leader of the Fascists forces in the Spanish Civil War
    Franco
  23. The Supreme Allied Commander Later became a U.S. President
    Dwight D. Eisenhower aka Ike
  24. Japanese Admiral who ordered Pearl Harbor bombed
    Yamomoto
  25. What major U.S. base in the Pacific was also bombed on Dec 7, 1941 (Dec 8)?
    The Philippines
  26. Name the major Hawaiian Island that was bombed on Pearl Harbor?
    Oahu
  27. Name of U.S. Aircraft Carrier that was sunk at the battle of Midway
    Yorktown
  28. LEAD the Atomb Bomb Project
    Robert J. Oppenheimer
  29. Codename of Atomb Bomb Project
    Manhattan Project
  30. Name of famous allied escort fighter that would later be used for a car
    P-51 Mustang
  31. Name of MAIN allied daytime bomber
    B-17 Flying Fortress
  32. WPB stand for
    War Production Board
  33. Finish the phrase Rosie the ______
    Riveter
  34. WAACS stands for
    Women's Auxiliary Air Corps
  35. Approximately how many Jews were killed during the Holocaust?
    6 million
  36. Name of mountain on Iwo Jima where U.S. flag was raised?
    Mt Sarabachi

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