Type
Crossword
Description

German Nazi dictator during World War ll (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
an organization of people involved in a pact or treaty alliance
take territory as if by conquest annex
a nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission atomic bomb
darkness resulting from the extinction of lights blackout
Italian fascist dictator (1883-1945) Benito Mussolini
compulsory military service draft
systematic killing of a racial or cultural group genocide
the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s s Great Depression
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Holocaust
a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership communism
a camp where prisoners or persecuted minorities are forcibly confined, usually under harsh conditions concentration camp
a policy of nonparticipation in international relations isolationism
nonparticipation in a dispute or war neutrality
information that is spread to promote some cause propaganda
the air force of Great Britain Royal Air Force
a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes U-boat
a government with an authority exerting absolute control totalitarian
an exile who flees for safety refugee
get ready for war mobilize

WW2 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries imperialism
an agreement establishing an association between groups alliance
the doctrine that your country's interests are superior nationalism
28th President of the United States Woodrow Wilson
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations; although suggested by Woodrow Wilson, the United States never joined and it remained powerless; it was dissolved in 1946 after the United Nations was formed League of Nations
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans Treaty of Versailles
compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors reparation
a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack aggression
a policy of nonparticipation in international relations isolationism
Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953) Joseph Stalin
the principle of unrestricted power in government totalitarianism
Italian fascist dictator (1883-1945) Benito Mussolini
a political theory advocating an authoritarian government fascism
German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
a form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism and obedience to a strong leader Nazism
British statesman and leader during World War II Winston Churchill
the act of acceding to demands appeasement
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Holocaust
the restricted quarter of European cities where Jews lived ghetto
a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions) concentration camp
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 final solution
in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations Axis
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
a harbor on Oahu to the west of Honolulu Pearl Harbor
a fixed portion that is allotted ration
United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961) Dwight D. Eisenhower
a city in the European part of Russia Stalingrad

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

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

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

The Holocaust Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A concentration camp that has the most known deaths Auschwitz
The dictator that controlled the holocaust Adolf Hitler
dislike or hatred of the Jews Antisemitism
Term used by the Nazis to describe northern European physical characteristics (such as blonde hair and blue eyes) as racially “superior”. Aryan
Persons identifying themselves with the Jewish community or as followers of the Jewish religion or culture. Jews
Name for members of the NSDAP, National Socialist Democratic Workers Party, who believed in the idea of Aryan supremacy. Nazi
The secret state police of the German army, organized to stamp out any political opposition. Gestapo
Six major camps designed and built for the sole purpose of killing Jews. These were Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor and Treblinka. Extermination camps
Belzec Death camp located in southeastern Poland alongside a main railway line; between 550,000 and 600,000 Jews were killed there. Belzec
Nazi euphemism for the deliberate killings of institutionalized physically, mentally, and emotionally handicapped people. The euthanasia program began in 1939, with German non-Jews as the first victims. The program was later extended to Jews. Euthanasia
Large chambers in which people were executed by poison gas. These were built and used in Nazi death camps. Gas Chambers
The deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political, cultural, or religious group. Genocide
An ancient symbol appropriated by the Nazis as their emblem. Swastika
A girl that lived through the holocaust and was most known for her diary Anne Frank
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Final Solution
a person forced to flee from home or country Displaced person
a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor Labour Camp
a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles Star Of David
grant freedom to; free from confinement Liberate
a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war Prisoner

WWII Crossword Puzzle

Type
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 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A massacre where the Nazis killed many individuals. Holocaust
A place where people were held captive during World War 2. Concentration Camps
A non-citizen that is removed from a certain location. Deportation
Killing a lot of people that are part of a specific group. Genocide
Killing a certain group of people or animals. Extermination
A secret German police. Gestapo
Discrimination towards Jews. Anti-Semitism
A term used to describe a specific person by ones appearance. Aryan Race
A well known concentration camp. Auschwitz
The place where Jews were forced to live in during World War 2. Ghetto
Discrimination towards a certain group, race or individual. Prejudice
A leader of a country. Dictator
A room filled with poisonous gas where people were killed. Gas Chambers
A person who is part of a German fascist party. Nazi

Rise of Totalitarianism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Event that started 1929 causing economic collapse Great Depression
U.S.A's current president Roosevelt
Fascist leader of Italy Mussolini
Policy of active government intervention in the economy made by FDR New Deal
Name of a government that aims to control all aspects of a citizens' lives. Totalitarian State
Political philosophy that glorifies the state above the individual Fascism
Name of militant combat squads of Italian Fascist set up by Mussolini. Black Shirts
Name of the secret police Mussolini used to hunt all anti-fascist OVRA
Modified version of the old capitalist system adopted by Lenin New Economic Policy
Soviet Union's communist leader Stalin
Economic goals set by Stalin to transform Russia into an industrial country Five Year Plan
System in which private farms are eliminated Collectivization
Campaign where Stalin tried and executed all opposition Great Purge
Stalin's secret police Cheka
Policy established by Stalin where Russians had to follow Russian beliefs only Russification
German parliament Reichstag
Germany's leader Hitler
Shortened name for the National Socialist German Workers' Party NAZI
Law that gave the German government the power to ignore the constitution to deal with the country's problems Enabling Act
Camps made by Hitler to get rid of opponents Concentration Camps
Hitler's secret police Gestapo
Name of Japanese aggression in Manchuria,China Rape of Nanking
Germany's deputy fuhrer Rudolf Hess
Unsuccessful NAZI coup Beer Hall Putsch
Hitler is against... Jews
NAZI logo Swastika
Members of militariasm Militarist
Laws that deprived Jews simple rights, like citizenship Nuremberg Laws
"Night of Shattered Glass" Kristallnacht
Youth groups that were brought up to believe as NAZI's did Hitler Youth
Black uniformed troops that did the bidding of the Fuhrer SS
Fuhrer German word for dictator
Large financial and industrial corporation in Japan Zaibatsu
A new Asian order including Japan, China, and Manchuria, that would result in Asian prosperity New Order

Holocaust Vocabulary Words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Prejudice or discrimination against Jews ANTISEMITISM
The deliberate and systematic destruction of an entire racial, political, cultural, or religious group. genocide
Secret state police of Nazi-occupied Europe. gestapo
A member of the National Socialist German Workers Party of Germany in 1933 under Adolf Hitler. Nazi
An ancient symbol used by the Nazis as their emblem. swastika
A six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles that is the symbol for Judaism. Starofdavid
Six major camps designed and built for the sole purpose of killing Jews. These were Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor and Treblinka. deathcamps
Place where prisoners were forced to perform slave labor under harsh conditions. Many of them died. Concentration Camps
The mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime during the period 1941–1945. Holocaust
Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view. Propaganda
Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs. Persecution
An elite organization within the Nazi party that served as Hitler's personal guard and included police units and special forces, carrying out mass killings of civilians and overseeing concentration camps. SS
The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. Oppression
To get rid of by destroying; destroy totally. Extermination