World War II - Part Four: America, War at Sea, Pacific War, Japan, Post War

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  1. The supreme commander of all Allied Forces for the Invasion of Fortress Europe
  2. Known as "Ike", he called the Invasion of Europe a great crusade in which "we will accept nothing less than full victory"
  3. The pride of the German Nacy is attacked by three British ships and sank the mighty Bismarck
    The "Bismarck"
  4. This was the first American ship sunk by a German U-boat
    The "Rueben James"
  5. Small groups of German submarines (U boats)
    Wolf Pack
  6. USS Battleship that carried the Atomb Bomb to an island near Japan, Torpedoed days later adn survivors fell into water, many eaten by sharks
    The Indianapolis
  7. The last German "do or die" plan to end World War II
    Battle of the Bulge
  8. Victory in Europe
  9. This told the Japanese that we could bomb them whenever we wanted - and will be back to finish the job
    Doolittle Road
  10. These were relocation centers for our Japanese-American citizens
    Internment Camps
  11. Supreme Commander of all Allied Forces in the Pacific, told people of Philippines: "I shall return"
    Mac Arthur
  12. 60 mile, 6 day death march killing 18,000 POWS - mostly Americans
    The Bataan Death March
  13. To discourage American soldiers, she spoke anti-American propaganda on the radio
    Tokyo Rose
  14. A "Hoosier" reporter on the warfront. Death meant the army "lost a buddy"
    Ernie Pyle
  15. This code taught the only alternative to victory was death. to surrender is disgraceful
  16. Honorable suicide
  17. Japanese Suicideal charge at the enemy
  18. Japanese Suicide Pilots of death (one plane sinks one boat)
  19. Establishing a line of overlapping island bases until Japan comes within flying range of American bombers
    Island Hopping
  20. Codename for the American project to develop the atomic bomb
    Project Manhattan
  21. This battle was the turning point in the Pacific
  22. This battle in the Us demonstrated the US could defeat Japanese warriors in jungle warfare
  23. This battle was so decisive that Japan could never rise again to challenge the US Air Force
  24. Japan's "seeing eyes" to warn Tokyo of the aproaching American bombers
    Iwo Jima
  25. Battle was the last stragic island taken before the bombing of Japan
  26. President of US at the end of World War II
    Harry S. Truman
  27. US President who ordered dropping a bomb on Japan
    Harry S. Truman
  28. He said, "the buck stops here"
    Harry S. Truman
  29. Name given to the first atomic bomb
    Little Boy
  30. August 6, 1945 at 8:16am an atomic bomb was dropped on this Japanese city
  31. Name of plane that dropped the first atomic bomb
    Enola Gay
  32. Pilot of plane taht dropped first atomic bomb
    Paul Tibbets
  33. August 9, 1945, the second atomic bomb was dropped on this city
  34. Name of the second atomic bomb
    Fat Man
  35. Vicotry over Japan, World War II ends
    V-J Day
  36. Here, during the war, Allied leaders met to discuss peace plans for Europe
    Yalta Confrence
  37. Created at the end of World War II to encourage international cooperation and prevent war
    United Nations
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World War II - Part Four: America, War at Sea, Pacific War, Japan, Post War
This is part four of the flashcards for Mr. Koester's World War II test.
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