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to take territory as if by conquest Annex
an exile who flees for safety Refugee
to get ready for war mobilize
compulsory military service Draft
ruler who is constrained by law Dictator
date of the allied landed in france DDay
a collection of merchant ships convoy
where the jews lived ghetto
non participation in war neutrality
people who move to one place to another to settle emigration
extinction of lights blackout
cooperating with an enemy collaboration
having less of something shortage
refusing to give in resistance
being away from others isolation
supporting own nation interest nationalism
alliances of germany with other nations axis
socialism that abolishes private ownership communism
system that kills because of racial or culture genocide
limiting on purchases rationing

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

World War 2 crossword puzzle

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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

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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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

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Crossword
Description

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

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

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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

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

WWll Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war. Holocaust
the day (June 6, 1944) in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy. D-Day
During World War II, the group of nations, which were the United States, Britain, the Soviet Union, the Free French, the USSR, Australia, Greece, Denmark, Yugoslavia, South Africa, Norway, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Brazil, Canada, China, and Belgium, who joined in the war against Germany and other Axis countries. Allies
-a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not currently under their control. It usually involves conquest or the use of force. Annex
A political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force. DIctator
a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party Nazi
Germany, Italy, France, Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria. They fought against the allies. Axis
Giving someone what they want Appeasement
A person or a group of people who is blamed for others’ problems(Ex: The Jews were blamed for the political problems) Scrapegoat

WW1 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Payments for war damage Reparation
1919 treaty that ended WW1 Treaty of Versailles
Assassination of this man started WW1 Franz Ferdinand
Serbian nationalist group Black Hand
German military plan on how Germany should handle the threat of war on two fronts Schlieffen Plan
Term for the total number of people killed Casualties
Resignation of a monarch Abdication
Forced acquisition of a region or territory by a more powerful state Annexation
Temporary suspension of hostility in a war Armistice
Government control or restrictions placed on the media Censorship
Government policy that requires citizens to join the army Conscription
A long, narrow ditch Trench
Belief that a nation needs a large military Militarism
Not taking sides during a war Neutrality
Opinion expressed for the purpose of influencing the actions of others Propaganda
Any horrible or violent action taken against an innocent or unarmed person or group Atrocity
Someone who objects to killing Pacifist
A strong love for one's country Nationalism
Policy of building up an empire Imperialism

WW1 Vocabulary Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

spirit or aspirations common to the whole of a nation nationalism
the policy or doctrine of isolating one's country from the affairs of other nations by declining to enter into alliances, foreign economic commitments, international agreements, etc., seeking to devote the entire efforts of one's country to its own advancement and remain at peace by avoiding foreign entanglements and responsibilities. Isolationism
the reduction or limitation of the size, equipment, armament, etc., of the army, navy, or air force of a country. disarmament
the making of amends for wrong or injury done: Reparations
the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies. imperialism
the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests. militarism
a formal agreement or treaty between two or more nations to cooperate for specific purposes. Alliance
a member of the armed forces lost to service through death, wounds, sickness, capture, or because his or her whereabouts or condition cannot be determined casualty
the policy or status of a nation that does not participate in a war between other nations Neutrality
a person whose personal belief in pacifism causes him or her to refuse being drafted into military service. pacifist
information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. Propaganda
a member of a nomadic and warlike Asian people who devastated or controlled large parts of eastern and central Europe and who exercised their greatest power under Attila in the 5th century a.d. Huns
ombat in which each side occupies a system of protective trenches Trench Warfare
an area between opposing armies, over which no control has been established. No Man's Land
anything prohibited by law from being imported or exported. & materials used in war, especially weapons and ammunition. Contraband/Munitions
something, as an agreement or friendship, that unites individuals or peoples into a group; covenant: Bonds
to assemble or marshal (armed forces, military reserves, or civilian persons of military age) into readiness for active service. or to organize or adapt (industries, transportation facilities, etc.) for service to the government in time of war. Mobilize
a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce: Armistice
compulsory enrollment of persons for military or naval service; draft. or a compulsory contribution of money to a government during a time of war. Sedition
the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies. imperialism