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