Type
Crossword
Description

A warship designed to operate completely submerged in the sea for long periods. Submarine
A type of combat between opposing troops in trenches. Trench warfare
A water-cooled gun produced originally for the British army. Vickers machine gun
A center filled with blood donations preserved for later use of blood transfusion. Blood Banks
A place in Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Germany launched a air war on the United Kingdom Battle of Britan
Germans counterattack in northern France, Belgium and Luxembourg Battle of the Bulge
A federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. Soviet Union
Soldiers wear this to be able to breath in poisonous air Gas Mask
Heavily armed and armored vehicle Tank
A explosive weapon that causes damage by heat and radiation atomic bomb
A type of machine used to decipher coded messages. enigma machine
An aerial warfare branch for Germany Luftwaffe
antibiotics originally obtained from Penicillium moulds. Penicillin
The main concentration camp talked about in Night auschwitz
Famous author and survivor of the holocaust elie wiesel
a type of rotorcraft designed to take off and land vertically, to hover, and to fly forward, backward and laterally. helicopters
a robust liquid container made from pressed steel invented by the Germans. jerrycan
32nd U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Germany's dictator Adolf Hitler

World War One Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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 union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations. alliance
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts. nationalism
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. imperialism
the action of assassinating someone. assassination
Germany and its allies (Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire) in World War I central powers
The victorious allied nations of World War I and World War II. In World War I, the Allies included Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and the United States allied powers
what is now northeastern Poland, that ended in a German victory over the Russians in the early days of World War I tannenberg
A river of east central France its valley was the scene of two important battles in the First World War marne
A major battle of the First World War between the British and the Germans, on the Western Front in northern France July-November 1916 somme
a British luxury liner sunk by a German submarine in the North Atlantic Lusitania
an internal diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico in the event of the United States' entering World War I against Germany Zimmerman telegram
a heavy armored fighting vehicle carrying guns and moving on a continuous articulated metal track tank
an airlike fluid substance which expands freely to fill any space available, irrespective of its quantity gas
a large German dirigible airship of the early 20th century, long and cylindrical in shape and with a rigid framework zeppelin
an airplane plane
a German submarine used in World War I uboat
a cigar-shaped self-propelled underwater missile designed to be fired from a ship or submarine or dropped into the water from an aircraft and to explode on reaching a target torpedo
a long, narrow ditch trench
a painful condition of the feet caused by long immersion in cold water or mud and marked by blackening and death of surface tissue trench foot
one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers Treaty of Versailles

World War One Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

german attack plan in case of two front war schlieffen
whose assassination resulted in ww1 Franz Ferdinand
allaince between Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary triple alliance
allaince between France, Britain, and Russia triple entente
which country switched sides in the war Italy
country that Germany gave a blank check Austria Hungary
country that left the war in 1918 Russia
having pride in the military and keeping an army ready for war militarism
agreement to stop fighting that ended ww1 armistice
limiting supplies such as food and clothes etc. rationing
one sided information created to keep people supporting the war propaganda
a way of attack where soldiers run out of trenches at the enemy trench warfare
the last central power to leave the war Germany
person from the U.S. who made series of peace proposals woodrow Wilson
french person who was nicknamed Tiger and really wanted Germany to be punished Clemenceau
the country germany invaded to get to France Belgium
the front in which France and Britain was fending off Germany western
the front at which there was more movement of land gained and lost eastern
Woodrow Wilson's plan for achieving lasting peace fourteen points
what battle happened july 1-November 18 1916 and was one of the bloodiest battles of the war Somme
what country did the Germans plan on defeating first france
country the person who kill Archduke Ferdinand is from Serbia
the sinking of what ship caused 1,198 deaths of citizens and almost dragged the u.s. into the war Lusitania
pledge the Germans signed to stop unrestricted warfare on ships sussex
what advance/revolution allowed for modern weapons to be produced industrial
some countries got extra soldiers from their_______. colonies
what country declared war on Germany april 6, 1917 Unitedstates
the person who assassinated the archduke of Austria Hungary june 28, 1914 Princip
the person who took Russia out of ww1 Lenin

World War 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Stayed out of the war until 1917 under the isolationism policy America
A new weapon developed and used in the great war Rifle
Treaty to cease hostilities on the western front (not the same as the treaty of Versailles) Armistice
Who wanted their freedom from the Austro-Hungarian Empire? Black Hand
Caused many nations to get involved in the Great War Alliance System
His assassination sparked the Great War Franz Ferdinand
Shot Franz Ferdinand Gavrilo Princip
Rats and trench foot were discomforts of- Trench Warfare
The battles of the Great War never touched (blanks) soil German
A piece of land that has belonged to both Germany and France Alsace-Lorraine
A weapon used on the western front for the first time by 1916 Tank
Blame was placed on this country for the war Germany
An internal diplomatic communication issued from the german foreign office that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico Zimmermann
Veterans of WWI were known by this name as a result of war time experiences and for being cynical and disillusioned. Lost Generation
Some germans were chained to their machines guns during the battle of Belleau
Germany had to give up (blank) as part of the Treaty of Versailles Land
Over 700,000 French villages were (blank) Destroyed

world war 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the policy of glorifying military power and keeping an army prepared for war. militarism
loyalty to your nation nationalism
when a stronger nation takes over a weaker nation imperialism
the joining of italy to duel alliance between germany and austria triple alliance
didn't bind britian to fight with france and russia, almost certainly ensured that britian wouldn't fight against them. triple entente
a deadlocke region in france western front
battle strategy that called for attacking and defeating france in the west and rushing east to fight russia schlieffen plan
stretch of battlefield along the german and russian border eastern front
miles of dug up parallel trenches to protect from enemy fire trench warfare
state of deadlocke stalemate
countries devoted all their resources to the war effort total war
people could only buy a small amount of those items that were also needed for war effort ration
one-sided information designed to persuade propaganda
an agreement to stop fighting armistice
the removal or banning of anything that was negative toward the war censor
materials used in war, especially weapons and ammunition munitions
a series of peace proposals fourteen points
a compromise made between french, britian, and u.s treaty of versailles

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 1 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

League of Nations
Belgium
Colonial Expansion
Central Position
Controlled Seas
Machine Gun
Joint Borders
Japan
Austria Hungary
Black Sea
Submarine
North Sea
Battle Of the Marne
central powers
Allies
Battle of Jutland
Battle of Verdun
Italy
Alliances
Great Britain
United States
Russia
germany
France
Trenches

World War 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to another's defense. Alliance System
Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts. Nationalism
President During WW1 Woodrow Wilson
A union or association between three powers or states. Triple Alliance
The heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary Franz Ferdinand
World War 1 military strategy of defending a position by fighting form the protection of deep ditches. Trench Warfare
German Submarines. U-boats
U.S bonds sold during WW1 to raise money for loans to the Allies Liberty Bonds
Most famous WW1 treaty Treaty Of Versailles
Teams of troops,ships,or equipment. Convoy
Information given to show something or someone in a based way. Propaganda
Nickname for American troops in europe. Doughboys
The gathering of resources and preparation for war. Mobilization
1917 act gave the government new ways to spy. Espionage Act
They do no believe in government. Anarchists
A rapid firing weapon Machine Guns
Tax on your average income to support the war. Income Tax
a covering for a soldiers head Steel Helmets
Idea about how nations should work together. Internationalism
Country pays for damage caused by war. Reparations
German emperor Kaiser
Law that requires people of a certain age to enlist in the military Draft
Russian Emperors Czars
To give up power. Abdicate
Unable to read or write Illiterate
A person who tries to stir up war Warmonger
system of managing government through departments. bureaucracy
Association of nations formed after WW1 under wilson's 14 points plan. League Of Nations
States Germany alone must accept responsibility for causing the war War Guilt Cause
The U.S had less than 100 of them in WW1. Tanks
They used intimidation and fear towards blacks catholics, and jews Ku Klux Klan
The name given to the line of trenches which stretched from the english channel across the battle fields of France and Belgium during WW1. Western Front
Strip of land between the trenches of opposing armies along the western front during WW1 No- Man's-land
A military conflict centered on Europe that began in the summer of 1914. The fighting ended in late 1918. WW1
A ship that was sink in World War 1 by German U-boats. Lusitania
The military alliance formed between Russia, Great Britain and France before World War 1. Triple Entente
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 interest. Militarism
11,11,11,1918(11 day of the 11 month of the 11 hour 1918) Armistice Day
A 1917 telegram sent form Germanys foreign secretary to the German minister in Mexico telling the minister to urge Mexico to attack the U.S if the U.S declared war on Germany. Zimmermann Telegram
Leaders of britain, France, the U.S and Italy after WW1. Big Four

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

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

Weapons of World War One Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Could shoot hundreds of rounds of ammunition per minute Machine gun
Causes A burning sensation in the throat and chest painful death- suffocate Chlorinegas
First used to deliver bombs inspiring work but then dogfights emerged Airplane
Standard issue for all armies on the Western front to offer some protection against bullets and shell splinters Steelhelmet
Used to move ammunion;ridden by frontline soldiers Horse
A short stumpy tube designed to fire a projectile at a angle so that it fell straight down on the enemy Trench mortar
Causes blistering skin sore eyes internal and external bleeding death could take up to five weeks Mustardgas
Used by submarines to blow up ships Torpedo
A tank of nitrogen attached to a man's back that used pressure to spray fuel oil which was ignited as it left the muzzle of a small hands directed pipe Flamethrower
Protected troops from the enemy small arms fire and substantially sheltered from artillery Trench
An airship that was used during the early part of the war and bombing raids by Germans Zeppelin
A blade that is attached to the barrel of a rifle for use and close combat Bayonet