Type
Crossword
Description

An economic condition when money loses its value and prices rise inflation
What is the word for a leader who rules with total authority in a cruel or brutal manner? Dictator
A government in which all economic and social activity is controlled by totalitarian leaders and one powerful political party Communism
What was Hitlers fascist party called? Nazi party
He wanted an all-powerful German Empire, believed in Aryan supremacy, and blamed the Jewish people for the loss of WWI Adolf hitler
Hatred, hostility, and discrimination toward and against Jews Anti-semitism
August – October 1940: Germans bombed British shipyards, industries, & cities, destroying entire neighborhoods, killing many civilians Battle of Britain
After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, he urged Congress to declare war on Japan Franklin Roosevelt
The tyrannical dictator of the Soviet Union (USSR) who first supported the Axis Powers Joseph Stalin
Hitler’s “Final Solution.” Genocide* (systematic killing) of European Jews and others Holocaust
Accepting demands in order to avoid conflicts Appeasement
A political philosophy in which total power is given to a dictator and individual freedoms are denied Fascism
Site of Japanese surprise attack on December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor
He was military general and Prime Minister of Japan from 1941 – 1944 Hideki Tojo
Two Japanese cities where the U.S. dropped atomic bombs ending WWII Hiroshima & Nagasaki
A political system in which the government has total control over the lives of individual citizens. Totalitarianism
After Roosevelt’s sudden death, he became President and the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan fell to him. Harry Truman
1942 World War II battle between the United States and Japan, a turning point in the war in the PacificBattle of Midway Battle of Midway
May 8, 1945; victory in Europe Day when the Germans surrendered VE Day
The perpetrators used these sites for a range of purposes, including forced labor, detention of people thought to be enemies of the state, and for mass murder. concentration camps

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

WWII Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

World War 2 Crossword

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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

World War II Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Pearl Harbor
Hiroshima
Harry Truman
Anne Frank
Gestapo
Normandy
Poland
air raid
Churchill
concentration camps
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
Auschwitz
U Boats
Stalin
German Blitz
United States
Britain
Arizona
Europe
Atomic Bombs
December
Benito Mussolini
Hitler
Holocaust
Depression
Allied Powers
Axis powers
Japan
F D Roosevelt

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 II Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives tolitarian state
rooted in miliarism, extreme nationalism, and blind loyalty to the state; dictators vowed to create new empires Fascism
warlike act by one country against another without a just cause aggression
a person or group of people on whom is blamed for others' problems (like in WWII, Jews for Germany) scapegoat
member of the National Socialist German Worker's Party; under Hitler's command Nazis
prison camp for civilians who are considered enemies of the state concentration camp
practice of giving in to aggression in order to aviod war appeasement
agreement signed between Hitler and Stalin in 1939 in which the two dictators agreed not to attack each other Nazi-Soviet Pack
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
WWII military alliance of Italy, Japan, Germany, and 6 other countries Axis
WWII military alliance of Britain, France, Soviet Union, China, the U.S., and 45 other countries Allies
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
day of the invasion of Western Europe by Allied forces-June 6, 1944 (Allied forces landed at France, freed Paris; slowly advanced to Germany) D-Day
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 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
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Holocaust
a country that can influence events throughout the world superpower
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers Allies
n World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations Axis
make ready for action or use mobilise
a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat Abyssinian
Japan, Germany and Italy Axis Powers
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Atlantic Charter
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
Royal Air Force R.A.F
Oahu, Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Most decorated hero WW2 Audie Murphy
Decoding device used against Germany Enigma
Meeting of Chamberlain (Great Britain), Daladier (France), and Hitler to divide up Czechoslovakia Munich conference
a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations Isolationism
groups of ships that were escorted across the Atlantic by warships for safety Convoys
Allies' meeting in Potsdam, Germany, to plan the end of the war Potsdam Conference
Leaders who ruled their nations by force. Hitler/Mussolini Dictators
great naval invasion took place in France Normandy

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

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

Type
Crossword
Description

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

World War Two Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Leader and dictator of Germany during World War II Adolf Hiter
World leader for Canada during World War II Mackenzie King
Person put in charge of Canada's war time production during World War II Sam Hughes
The Canadian government agency responsible for price and inflation controls (Abbreviation) WPTB
The Canadian government's way of suppressing Canadian media, books, etc during WW2 Censorship
The following act Mackenzie King passed in 1940 for home defense (Abbreviation) NRMA
Canada declared war agents Germany ___ days after Britain and France. Seven
Canada's last city to allow woman's right to vote for provincial elections Quebec
Organization to promote international co-operation United Nations
Forced military service in Canada during WW2 Conscription Crisis
The military alliance between European and North American democracies that was founded after WWII (Abbreviation) NATO
Location of Hitlers death Berlin
Canadas commanding officer during The Battle of Hong Kong John Lawson
During WWII Canada was apart of what empire before making an independent decision on entering the war? British Empire
Britain's air force that bombed Berlin, Germany during WWII Royal Air Force
The battle that some would call a "miracle" Dunkirk
The country 140,000 German troops attempted and failed to take over on July 10th-October 31 1940 Britain
In the battle of Dieppe, Canadian troops lost the element of _____ Surprise
Canadian Sargent who dressed as a farmer to fool German troops Tommy Prince
The day Canadian and Britain had spent over four years preparing to invade France. D Day
Millions of these people were murdered during the Holocaust. Jews
Gardens that Canadian families had a home during war time to help with low food supplies Victory Gardens
On December 7th 1941 the Japanese attacked the U.S where? Pearl Harbor
During the war all Canadian woman's fashion was stylish but ______ because of limited fabric use. Practical
The hero's Canada cheered and applauded for after their risks and experiences during WWII (Hint: Remembrance day) Veterans
After the war many young people started having babies and caused a _____ Baby Boom
Many Japaneses-Canadians were sent here after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor Internment Camps
What type of bond was sold by the government to help Canadian soldiers and pay for the war Victory bonds
A way the Canadian government made sure certain goods got shared evenly Rationing
Was said to be the most famous Canadian pilot during WWII George Beurling

WWll Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

warlike act by one country against another without a just cause Aggression
member of the National Socialist German Worker's Party; under Hitler's command Nazis
prison camp for civilians who are considered enemies of the state concentration camp
practice of giving in to aggression in order to aviod war appeasement
WWII military alliance of Italy, Japan, Germany, and 6 other countries Axis
WWII military alliance of Britain, France, Soviet Union, China, the U.S., and 45 other countries Allies
day of the invasion of Western Europe by Allied forces-June 6, 1944 (Allied forces landed at France, freed Paris; slowly advanced to Germany) D-Day
An economic condition when money loses its value and prices rise. lnflation
A leader who rules with total authority in a cruel or brutal manner. Individual human rights and freedoms are restricted. Dictator
National Socialist German Workers’ Party.” Hitler’s fascist party. Government during WWII. Nazi Party
A political philosophy in which total power is given to a dictator and individual freedoms are denied. Fascism
A government in which all economic and social activity is controlled by totalitarian leaders and one powerful political party Communism
Site of Japanese surprise attack on December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor
Hitler’s “Final Solution.” Genocide* (systematic killing) of European Jews and others by the Nazis during World War II. Holocaust
This was the first major Japanese defeat and the turning point of the war in the Pacific. Battle of Midway
1942 WWII battle between American and Japanese aircraft, prevented Japan from invading Australia Battle of the Coral Sea
a nuclear weapon (such as a hydrogen bomb) atomic bomb
a station where factors reside and trade a colonial factory factories
Adolf 1889–1945 German chancellor and führer (1933–45) Hitler
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism and who trace their origins through the ancient Hebrew people of Israel to Abraham. Jew