Type
Crossword
Description

What was the name of the u.s navy battle fleet that completed a full journey around the globe? Great White Fleet
Who believed that African Americans should build society?( Was a Jamaican and immigrant) Marcus Garvey
A series of laws to prevent U.S arms sales and loans to nations Neutrality Acts
President Nixons policy that withdraws 540,000 U.S troops from south Vietnam over a long period of time, What is the policy called? Vietnamization
Leader of the Nazi party, followed a power similar to Mussolini Adolf Hitler
Organizing ships in large groups under the protection of the naval vessels, to provide better offense to German U-Boat attacks Convey System
Leader of Cuba, seized power and forced new communist government Fidel Castro
Agreement between 2 or more countries to help each other out in the war Alliances
"War of words and threats" was between the U.S and USSR Cold war
Soviet policy allowing more open discussion of political and social issues and more of a wide spread source of news Glasnost
UN solders fought to defend South Korea from takeover by communist North Korea Korean war
Murder of 11 million across Europe, more than half were Jews and the leader was Adolf Hitler Holocaust
Literary and artistic movement celebrating African American culture after world war 2 Harlem Renissance
Attempt to end world war 1 which was a problem that Germany had to pay for Dawes Plan
Was the last major act of world war 2 and within days Japanese surrendered Nagasaki
Japanese city that was bombed by the worlds first deployed atomic bomb Hiroshima
After world war 2 participants in the holocaust were put on trial for crimes against humanity Nuremberg Trials
U.S loaning of weapons and ships to Britain Lend-Lease Act
Social organization that promoted agricultural interests and also protected farmers Grange
Time in which the Soviet Union had placed nuclear missiles in Cuba which could have hit the U.S Cuban Missle Crisis
Long period of rising stock prices Bull market
Pledge by the German government that said" Submarines would warn ships before attacking" Sussex Pledge

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Type of bomb built during WORLD WAR II that was more powerful than any built before it. atomic bomb
This battle was the German's last major offensive in World War II. The Allies pushed the Germans back and won. Battle of Bulge
A leader who has complete control over a country's government dictator
A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis/Allied powers. World War 2
June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II D-Day
GERMANY, ITALY, JAPAN Axis
GREAT BRITAN, FRANCE,UNITED STATES,SOVIET UNION. Allies
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, Successor to Lenin as head of the USSR; strongly nationalist view of Communism; war with Western Europe and the United States. Joseph Stalin
1933 dictator of Germany, German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR11 leader of troops in Africa and commander in D-Day invasion-elected president. Dwight Eisenhower
(1893-1976) Leader of the Communist Party in China that overthrew Jiang Jieshi and the Nationalists. Established China as the People's Republic of China and ruled from 1949 until 1976 Mao Zedong
December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II. Pearl Harbour
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Japanese forced about 60,000 of americans and philippines to march 100 miles with little food and water, most died or were killed on the way Bataan Death March
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945) Iwo Jima
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West. Winston Churchill
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately. Concentration camps
A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part. Rosie the Riveter
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause. Propaganda

World War 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Vietnam war and Korean war Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A symbol of Cold War. Berlin Wall
A network of paths used by North Vietnam to transport supplies to the vietcong in South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh Trail
A villiage in Northern South Vietnam. My Lai
A gasoline substance used in bombs that US planes dropped on Vietnam. Napalm
Lead numerous revolts for the Indochina communist party. Ho Chi Minh
35th president of the United States. John F. Kennedy
A war from 1954-1975. Vietnam war
A war from 1950-1953. Korean war
An international organization that came into use at the end of WWII that would help prevent future wars. United Nations
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather that armies. Cold war
Policy to keep the soviets from gaining control of other countries. Containment
A competition among nations to get the most weapons. Arms Race
A war in which total vicory is not the goal. Limited War
20th century forign police theory that believed if one land in a region came under the influence of communist then more would follow. Domino Theory
The policy to relax tensions between the communist and the free world. Detente
A very tense confrontation between the Sviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missils in Cuba. Cuban Missle Crisis
North Atlantic treaty organization for security in 1949. N.A.T.O
Part of Gorabacheas moral reduction Glasnost or Opemies gave Soviet citizens freedom of speech and religion. Glasnost
British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965) Winston Churchill
A weapon, such as an atomic bomb or hydrogen bomb, whose destructive power comes from the release of nuclear energy. Nuclear Weapon

Vietnam and Korean War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A type of government where the government controls business and laws Communism
A free market where business owners control the economy Capitalism
Not technically a war: tension between the United States and the Soviet Union Cold War
A type of government where people vote for representatives to make laws Democracy
An invisible divide between countries that supported communism and countries that supported democracy Iron Curtain
Where the United States airplanes delivered supplies to West Berlin every day for 321 days Berlin Airlift
A conflict between North Korea and South Korea that ended in a stalemate Korean War
An organization formed to help prevent the spread of communism among free nations NATO
A United States senator that spread the scare of communism in the US Joseph McCarthy
Soviet Union leader after Joseph Stalin Nikita Khrushchev
Contest between the United States and the Soviet Union to build and store weapons in case of a war breaking out Arms Race
When the US discovered the Soviet Union was building missile launching pads in Cuba and President Kennedy blocked any Soviet Union ships from geting into Cuba Cuban Missile Crisis
Conflict between the North and South Vietnamese: the United States got involved to help the South Vietnamese prevent spreading Communism Vietnam War
British Prime minister Winston Churchill
Attack against a person or country Aggression
Agreement to stop fighting Cease-fire
An informal organization formed after WWII to promote international peace, security, and cooperation United Nations
Base location for the UN New York
What the Korean war was considered Police Action
Which side of Germany built the Berlin wall East Germany

WW2 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

World War 2 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Vietnam crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A symbol of the cold war from 1961-1989 it seperated communist east Germany from Free west Germany Berlin Wall
a communication link established in 1963 to allow the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union to contact each other in times of crisis Hot line
an organization whose goal it was to win Vietnam's independence from foreign rule Vietminh
the idea that if a nation falls under communist control, nearby nations will also fall under communist control Domino Theory
A law enacted in 1973, limiting a president rights to send troops into battle without consulting congress War Powers Act
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather than armies. Cold war
a 1954 peace agreement that divided Vietnam into Communist-controlled North Vietnam and non-Communist South Vietnam until unification elections could be held in 1956 Geneva Accords
the southern Vietnamese soldiers with whom U.S. troops fought against communism and forces in the North during the Vietnam War ARVN
a gasoline-based substance used in bombs that U.S. planes dropped in Vietnam in order to burn away jungle and expose Vietcong hideouts Napalm
equired enrollment in the armed services Draft
South Vietnams President, a strong anti-Communist Ngo Diem
a drop or reduction in time in service. A soldier with 150 days or less remaining on his active duty commitment when he DEROSed from Vietnam also ETSed from the army under the Early Out program. Early-Outs
refers to soldiers who are qualified as parachutists Airborne
a Vietnamese leader who demanded Vietnam’s independence from France Ho Chi Minh
National Liberation Front (NLF), South Vietnamese guerrilla fighters supported by communists in North Vietnam Vietcong
a supporter of Johnson’s war policies hawk
a coordinated assault, in January 1968, by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese on South Vietnamese cities and bases Tet Offensive
the difference between what the Johnson administration said about the war and what journalists in Vietnam saw and reported credibility gap
a village in South Vietnam where U.S. soldiers killed unarmed civilians My Lai
a 1973 agreement between the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the Vietcong for a cease-fire and U.S. troop withdrawal from South Vietnam Paris Peace Accords

Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Policy created by George Kennan Containment
Economic plan to rebuild wartorn Europe Marshall Plan
Military alliance between several North American and European nations NATO
Defense treaty between the Soviet Union and its satellite nations Warsaw Pact
Theory regarding the spread of Communism Domino Theory
Invasion sponsored by President Kennedy to instigate an uprising in Cuba Bay of Pigs
Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. over dominance of space Space Race
Conflict between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. regarding Soviet missiles in Cuba and American missiles in Turkey Cuban Missile Crisis
South Vietnamese supporters of Northern Vietnamese communism Viet Cong
Communist leader in China who attempted massive cultural, industrial, and economic reforms Mao Zedong
Brutal communist regime in Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Set of treaties regarding armament control SALT Accords
Policy of segregation in South Africa Apartheid
Historic wall in Germany, symbolizing a division between the East and the West Berlin Wall
Method of peacefully bypassing the blockade in Berlin to deliver supplies Berlin Airlift
Soviet response to the Marshall Plan which largely failed COMECON
Policy of stockpiling more and more weapons to prevent the enemy from attacking Deterrence
Elected leader of the Soviet Union in 1955 Khrushchev
Groups of collectivized farms in China during the economic reform period Communes
Name of a program intended to implement massive reforms in China in a short amount of time Great Leap Forward
Practical-minded Chinese leader who sought to improve relations with the rest of the world Deng Xiaoping
Form of fighting using substitutes instead of going directly to war Proxy Wars
Archbishop from El Salvador who spoke out against poverty and injustice Oscar Romero
Term given to an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor Permanent Revolution
Doctrine created to counter Soviet geopolitical growth, especially in Greece & Turkey Truman Doctrine

Korean War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Leader in Army General
A Citizen of the former Soviet Union Soviet
A sudden attack, typically a military one Strike
Temporary suspension of fighting Cease Fire
The third largest nation and most populous in the world China
Fighting between armed forces Combat
boundary between two zones Demilitarized Zone
Type of government in South Korea Democracy
War that was fought between the United Nations and the communist democratic republic of North Korean Korean War
South Korean Capital Souel
Personal bravery Valor
U S President during WWII and the Koran War Truman
Branch of the US Armed Forces Marines
When you furst into a country unannouced with military forces Invasion
Organization of nations that works for world peace and security and the betterment of humanity United Nations
Long ditches Trenches
A heavy armored fighting vehicle carrying guns and is used for wars Tanks
Type of government in North Korea Communism
North Korean Capital Pyongyang
Allied Commander of World War 2 then became supreme commander of the Korean War MacArther