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Who was the leader of Nazi Germany during WW2? Adolf Hitler
Who was the leader of Soviet Russia during WW2? Joseph Stalin
Who was the leader of Italy during WW2? Benito Mussolini
Who was the president of the United States during WW2? Franklin Roosevelt
Who was the leader of Japan during WW2? Hideki Tojo
An iconic American battleship sunk at pearl harbor? Arizona
The genecide againt jews during WW2? Holocaust
Who was the leader of the US 7th army? George Patton
What was refered to as the British air force during WW2? RAF
Who was the desert fox? Erwin Rommel
An attack on this country started WW2? Poland
who was an iconic spokeswomen with the iconic phrase "We can do it!"? Rosie the Riveter
A form of government where the leader has complete power? dictatorship
The US program to build the atomic bomb? Manhattan Project
Which form of government was the Allies (except Russia) trying to defend? Democracy
The abbreviation for women airforce service pilots Wasps
The allied invasion of Normandy June 6th 1944 D-day
The last major German offensive of WW2? Battle of the Bulge
The battle which four japanese aircraft carriers were sunk in the Pacific Ocean? Battle of Midway

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What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.? Sherman
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion? Omaha
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned. Mein Kampf
What was the name of the political party Hitler created? Nazi
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2? Joseph Stalin
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe? Communism
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party? Jewish
What was the name of Hitler's secret police? Gestapo
This was the name of the German Air Force. Luftwaffe
What was the German name for "lightning war"? Blitzkrieg
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk? Britain
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at? London
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded? Poland
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname? Desert Fox
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia? Barbarossa
This season turned German forces away from Russia. Winter
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed? Nanking
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters? Rosie
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships. Avenger
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc. Midway
Who led the allies in North Africa? Patton
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice? Atom
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps. BAR
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack? Bulge
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else? Churchill
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship? Bismark
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union. Yalta
Who was the leader of the Nazi party? Hitler
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific. Iwo Jima
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane? spitfire
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911? Colt
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots? Kamikaze
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France. Arc de Triumph
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews. Holocaust
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal? Auschwitz
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped. Sobibor
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2. Hawaii
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2? Pearl Harbor
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes? Nuremberg

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World War 2 Crossword

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A war fought from 1939-1945 between the Axis powers-Germany, Italy, and Japan- and the allies, including France and Britain, and later the Soviet Union and the United States World War 2
An agreement in which nations promise to not attack one another Nonaggression pact
"Lightning war" - a form of warfare in which surprise attacks with fast- moving airplanes are followed by massive attacks with infantry forces Blitzkrieg
British prime minister who led the country to victory during world war 2 Winston Churchill
A series of battles between German and British air forces, fought over Britain in 1940-1941 Battle of Britain
A declaration of principles issued in August 1941 by British prime minister Winston Churchill and US president Franklin Rosevelt, on which the allied peace plan at the end of WW2 was based Atlantic charter
Japanese surprise attack on the American pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor
Hey 1942 sea and air battle of World War II, and which American forces defeated Japanese forces in the Central Pacific Battle of Midway
The commander of US allied forces in the Pacific, who developed the strategy of island hopping Douglas MacArthur
A 1942-1943 battle of World War II, in which Allied troops drove Japanese forces from the Pacific island of Guadalcanal Battle of Guadalcanal
A mass slaughter of Jews carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II Holocaust
"Night of broken glass" - the night of November 9th, 1938, on which the nazi storm troopers attacked Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues throughout Germany Kristallnacht
The systematic killing of an entire people Genocide
City neighborhoods in which European Jews were forced to live Ghetto
Hitler's program of systematically killing the entire Jewish people Final solution
American general who led operation torch in north Africa during World War II Dwight D Eisenhower
A 1942-1943 battle of WW2 in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union Battle of Stalingrad
June 6, 1944- the day on which the allies began their invasion of the European mainland during WW2 D-Day
A 1944-1945 battle in which allied forces turned back the last major German offensive of WW2 Battle of the bulge
During WW2, Japanese suicide pilots trained to sink allied ships by crashing bomb filled planes into them Kamikazes
A series of court proceedings held in Nuremberg Germany after World War II and what's not to leaders were tried for aggression violations of the rules of war and crimes against humanity Nuremberg trials
A reduction in a country's ability to wage war, achieved by the disbanding its Armed Forces and prohibiting it from acquiring weapons Demilitarization

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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

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A leader who has absolute power over his country is called a Dictator
A system of government used by Italy during World War. Facism
What is hostility to or prejudice against Jews? Anti-Semitism
A system of Government where the leader has total control. Totalitarian
What is a Diplomatic Policy of making material concessions to an enemy in order to avoid conflict? Appeasement
The dictator of Germany during WW2 was. Adolf Hitler
Who was the totalitarian leader of the Soviet Union during WW2? Joseph Stalin
Who was the dictator of Italy in WW2? Benito Mussolini
What was Hitlers army in WW2 called? Nazis
The Genocide of over 6 million Jews during WW2 was called. Holocaust
Where did Germans keep and torture Jews? Concentration Camps
The totalitarian leader of Japan in charge of the bombing of Pearl Harbor? Hideki Tojo
Who was the Emperor of Japan during WW2? Hirohito
The agreement which allowed Hitler to invade Poland was called the Hitler-Stalin Pact
How many people died in the Holocaust? fifty five million
German warfare , fast as lightning was called? Blitzkreig
What was the day the Allies won the war with Japan called? U-J Day

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us president during great depression and WWII roosevelt
leader of nazi party hitler
fascist, dictator of italy, allied with hitler as part of axis powers mussolini
followers of mussolini blackshirts
follows government headed by a dictator, allows no tolerance of opposition facist
political system where government has all power totalitarian
carried out holocaust and ruled germany nazis
japanese general that lead japanese in imperialism in china and japanese forces tojo
germany, italy, and japan axispowers
great britain, france, soviet union, and later US alliedpowers
leader of ussr and first allied with germany but later sided with allies stalin
us military commander, supreme commander of allied forces on Dday eisenhower
us general attempted to defend the philippines from japan macarthur
us president who took over when JFK died and consent to use atomic bombs truman
britains new prime minister who pleaded for us aid churchill
murder of lots of jews and other people before and during war holocaust
june 6, 1944, the allies launched an invasion of the european mainland during ww2 dday
city in japan, first to get hit with atomic bomb Hiroshima
city in japan, second to get hit with atomic bomb nagasaki
1945 meeting where the leaders on the us, great britain, and soviet union agree on measure to be made after the defeat of germany yaltaconference
court preceedings where nazi leaders were tried for war crimes nurembergtrials
heir to the austria hungarian throne who was assassinated in sarajevo ferdinand
a british passenger ship that was sunk by a german uboat in 1915 lusitania
principles making up woodrow wilsons plan for world peace fourteenpoints
association of nations established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace leagueofnations

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World War 2 Crossword

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The US program to build the atomic bomb? MANHATTAN PROJECT
The last major German offensive of WW2? BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Who was the president of the United States during WW2? FRANKLINROOSEVELT
What was refered to as the British air forciconic phrase "We can do it!"? RAF
Who was the leader of Japan during WW2? HIDEKITOJO
The allied invasion of Normandy June 6th 1944? DDAY
Who was an iconic spokeswomen during WW2? ROSIETHERIVETER
An attack on this country started WW2? POLAND
Who was the leader of the US 7th army? GEORGE PATTON
Who was the leader of Italy during WW2? BENITOMUSOLINI
Who was the leader of Soviet Russia during WW2? JOSEPHSTALIN
Which form of government was the Allies (Excluding Russia) trying to defend? DEMOCARCY
The abbreviation for women airforce service pilots? WASPS
Witch was the battle when 4 of the japanese aircraft sunk in the pacific? BATTLE OF MIDWAY
What was an iconic ship sunken in the at pearl harbor? ARIZONA
Who was the desert fox? ERWINROMEL
Who was the leader of Nazi Germany ? ADOLFHITLER
The genecide againt jews during WW2? HOLOCAUST
Before Darwin was bombed the Japanese had attacked ………………Harbor. PEARL
What was Frank Hurley? Photographer
World War Two ended on the 8th .......................1945? September
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal? AUSCHWITZ
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else? churchill
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe? comminism
where is pearl harbor hawaii
What was the German name for "lightning war"? blitzkrieg
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France. arcdetriumph

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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

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Extreme nationalism and blind loyalty to the state Fascism
Country where a single party controls the government Tolitarian State
Member of the National Socialist German Workers Party Nazis
Prison camp for Jews during WW2 Concentration camp
Giving into to aggression in order to avoid war Appeasement
"Lighting War" by Germany in WW2 during the night Blitzkrieg
Day of invasion of western Europe June 6, 1944 D-day
Code name for once allied invasion of Normandy in 1944 Operation Overlord
WW2 Japanese pilots trained for suicide attacks Kamakazi
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945/1946 Nuremberg trials
Leader of the German Nazi party Hitler
Mass genocide of millions of Jews, etc. Holocaust
Hitler's book written in prison "My struggle" Mein Kampf
Against Axis powers Allied nations
Policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-semitism
Japan, Italy Germany Axis powers
Camps used to kill Jews under HItler/Nazi Germany Death camps
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power Dictator
Wiping out an entire group of people Genocide
Believed in an Aryan race/ Racial purity Nazi party
Originally designed to avoid America's involvement in world war 2 Neutrality act
Taking items short in supply and distributing them according to a system Rationing
Advertising character to encourage women to take factory jobs Rosie the Riveter
1939 Agreement between USSR and Germany Non-aggression pact
Organization founded after WW2 to promote international peace United Nations

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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

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The Second World War Crossword

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Fascist leader of Italy during WWII Mussolini
Dictator of Nazi Germany, the Fuhrer Hitler
Prime Minister of Japan, and military leader Tojo
32nd president of the United States who led America out of the Great Depression Roosevelt
Germany's plan of "Lightning Warfare" Blitzkrieg
Prime Minister of England after Neville Chamberlain Churchill
5 star general, president of the United States, and Leader of Allied forces in Europe Eisenhower
Dec. 7, 1941; "The day that will live in infamy" Pearl Harbor
Leader of Allied forces in the Pacific McArthur
The mass deportation and eradication of jews by the Nazis Holocaust
Persident after Roosevelt who decided to drop nuclear bombs on Japan Truman
First Communist Dictator of Russia Stalin
the act of limiting the amount of a porduct to be used by civilians for wartime needs Rationing
Famous German Armor General who attempted to kill Hitler Rommel
Famous Admiral who led the US Navy during the war Nimitz
The largest land invasion in history, in which allied forces landed in Normandy to retake France D-Day
Emperor of Japan during WWII Hirohito
Bloodiest Battle of WWII, where allied forces finally drove into Germany Battle of the Bulge
Cheif Scientist of the Manhattan Project Oppenheimer
The secret plan to build the nuclear bomb in the US Manhattan Project

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