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Military
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WWII Crossword Puzzle

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the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during WWII Holocaust
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other Trench Warfare
Austrian-born Nazi leader, Chancellor of Germany Hitler
Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II Axis Powers
nations allied in opposition to the Axis Powers Allied Powers
a federal republic comprising fifty states and the Federal District of Columbia United States
An island off the western coast of Europe comprising England Great Britain
Its capital and largest city is Paris France
Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin
Italy's dictator Mussolini
a colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons Mustard Gas
Book about hitlers future plans Mein Kampf
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism Jews
the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated D-Day
camps where Germany's prisoners went to be killed Concentration Camps
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force Dictator
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war Victory Gardens
Country Adolf Hitler became in control of during WWII Germany
the most powerful republic of the former Soviet Union Russia
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force Imperialism
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts Nationalism
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party Nazi
the action or process of appeasing Appeasement
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Nazi plan to kill 6 million Jews Final Solution
major United States naval base in Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikaze
Largest volcano island in Japan Iwojima
almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area Hiroshima

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle

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Who was Hitler's main target in the Holocaust? Jews
About how many Jews were murdered during the Holocaust? Six Million
This category began paying income taxes for the first time in 1942 with the Revenue Act Middle Class
FDR rejected a plan where by U.S. would have bombed RR tracks leading to this camp in Poland during WW2 Auschwitz
Hitler's favored people Aryans
The term used for the offical policy of the extermination of all European Jews Final Solution
"Lighting War"- term used to describe German military strategy during WW2 Blizkrieg
German word for Jews Juden
Walled section of a city in which Jews were required to live during the Holocaust Ghetto
Prejudice against Jews Anti-Semitism
An interment camp holding enemies of German-often identified with Jews during WW2 Concentration Camps
National socialist German workers' party-the party of Adolf Hitler and those in power in Germany during WW2 Nazis
The name given to the deaths of about six-million Jews during WW2 Holocaust
Originally Hitler's elite guard- later in charger of death camps SS
Large charmbers, built and used in Nazi death camps Gas Cambers

Space Science Key Terms Word Search

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vostok 1
Vostok
space tourists
ISS
CSA
taikonaut
astronaut
redstone rocket
mercury capsule
ham the chimp
cosmonaut
sputnik 2
laika
rhesus monkey
Albert 2
v-2 rocket
zero-g
weightlessness
microgravity
STEM
Spring Steel
George Klien
antennae
Extravehicular activity
EVA
Space-Walk
Ed White
space junk
space debris
ionsphere
Alouette 1
Van Allen Radiation Belt
NASA
Explorer 1
Space Race
Sputnik 1
Russia
Soviet Union
suborbital space
A4/V-2 rocket

Chapter 10 Review Rise of the Dictators and the start of World War II Crossword

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What kind of government did Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini want: Totalitarianism
Leader of the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin
Italy, Germany and later Japan Axis
Another name for Lightning Warfare Blitzkrieg
Prejudiced against Jewish people anit-Semitic
Leader of Great Britain Winston Churchill
National self-determination and international system of "general security" Atlantic Charter
Designed to keep us out of war, it included cash and carry Neutrality Act
Leader of the facists in Italy Mussolini
Site of Japanese sneak attac on the United States Pearl Harbor
Conflict from 1936-39, a preview of World War II Spanish Civil War
British, French, America and U.S.S.R Allies
Military leader of Japan in 1941 Tojo
Austria being forced to join Germany Anschluss
Loaning weapons to British and Soviet Union Lend-Lease
First American battleship sunk at Pearl Harbor Arizona
Leader of American troops in the Philippines MacArthur
Name of Hitler's Party Nazi
promised peace for our time, it was quickly broken Munich Pact
French defensive line Maginot
Stay out of foreign wars/problems Isolationists
Selective Service Draft
grueling journay to Japanese POW camps Bataan Death March
First time Japanese were stopped, Battle of: Coral Sea

D-Day Word Search

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europe
overlord
tanks
operation
nazi
war
military
omaha
france
troops
hitler
soldiers
germany
allies
invasion

World war 2 Crossword

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Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target. Kamikazes
A treaty made by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939 that opened the way for both nations to invade Poland. Nazi Soviet
meeting between Stalin, Churchill, and Truman to discuss post-WWII potsdam conference
The Yalta Conference was a meeting of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet premier Joseph Stalin, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt early in February 1945 as World War II was winding down Yalta conference
uture President Dwight D. Eisenhower, then supreme commander of Allied Expeditionary Forces in World War II gives the go-ahead for a massive invasion of Europe Operation overload
nation was first used to describe certain nations in the Cold War. Satellite nations
Nazis coordinated an attack on Jewish people and their property in Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland. Kristallnacht
May 8, 1945, the day of victory in Europe for the Allies in World War II. VE Day
an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory. Blitzkrieg
resulting from a conference at sea, setting forth the peace aims of their governments for the period Atlantic charter
European recovery program Marshall plan
organized in 1942, to explore the isolation of radioactive isotopes and the production of an atomic bomb Manhattan project
the codename for Hitler's invasion of Russia Operation Barbarossa
Air Force Luftwaffe
established by the Communist parties of nine European countries for mutual advice and coordinated activity. Cominform
the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. Genocide
a new or revised system of operation, form of government, plan of attack, or the like Nazi order
used as a Japanese patriotic cry or joyous shout.) 2. Banzai
a concentration camp in which the inmates are unlikely to survive or to which they have been sent to be executed. Death camps
an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin Tripartite pact
meeting between U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran, Iran, between November 28 and December 1, 1943. Tehran conference
Settle the future strategy of the Allies following the success of the North American campaign Casablanca conference
merican troops on Bataan were forced to make an arduous 65-mile march to prison camps. death march
the exchange of information and ideas created by ideological, political, and military hostility of one country toward another, especially such a barrier between the Soviet Union and its allies and other countries. Iron Curtain

US HISTORY ACTIVITY (APOLLO 13) Word Search

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MISSION
SOVIET UNION
CLAIMING WORLDS
OXYGEN TANK
EXPLORATION
MOON
EXPLOSION
NASA
LUNAR MODULE
COMMAND MODULE
SPACE CAMP
JACK SWIGERT
FRED HAISE
JIM LOVELL
APOLLO THIRTEEN

WWII Key Terms Crossword

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The systematic extermination of millions of European Jews by the Nazis and the Axis Powers HOLOCAUST
United States, Soviet Union, Great Britain, France ALLIES
German Nazi Dictator HITLER
Campaigning, media, or advertisements used by both the US and Germany to support their side of the war PROPAGANDA
Hydrogen cyanide released in the form of small tablets, used by Nazis to kill Jewish prisoners ZYKLON-B
Germany, Italy, Japan AXIS POWERS
A city of southwest Honshu, Japan that was destroyed when an American plane dropped the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare HIROSHIMA
A form of government that is a type of one-party dictatorship FASCISM
A German term for "lightning war" BLITZKRIEG
A policy of giving into aggression to avoid war APPEASEMENT
A forced march of prisoners over long distances and under intolerable conditions DEATH MARCH
A city of western Kyushu, Japan that was devastated by the second atomic bomb used in WWII NAGASAKI
(June 6, 1644) The day when Allied forces invaded France D-DAY
(May 8, 1945) When Nazi Germany surrendered from war V-DAY
The weapons that were ordered to be dropped in Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor ATOMIC BOMB
The innocent people that were targeted and suffered because of Hitler JEWS
An inlet of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii that was a naval base for the United States PEARL HARBOR
A political group that ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler's leadership NAZI PARTY
Where the Jews were sent to provide forced labor or await mass execution CONCENTRATION CAMPS
Served as the 33rd president of the U.S. after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the last months of WWI TRUMAN
The code name given to the Allied invasion that took place in June 1944 OPERATION OVERLORD
Areas designed and built by Nazi Germany to systematically kill millions of Jews DEATH CAMPS

World War 2 Crossword

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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

Holocaust Word Search

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ADOLF HITLER
ANNE FRANK
ARYAN
AUSHWITZ
CONCENTRATION CAMP
DISABLED
FINAL SOLUTION
GAS CHAMBERS
GENOCIDE
GERMANY
GESTAPO
GHETTOS
GYPSIES
HOLOCAUST
HOMOSEXUALS
INJUSTICE
JEWISH
NAZI
PROPAGANDA
STAR OF DAVID
SWASTIKA
WORLD WAR II