Type
Crossword
Description

German Nazi dictator during World War ll (1889-1945). Adolf Hitler
A Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War ll. Auschwitz
The mass murder of Jews under German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945. Holocaust
A German member of Adolf Hitler's political party. Nazi Party
The treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I. Treaty of Versailles
A place where Germans put people they did not like such as Jewish people. Concentration Camp
Primary members included the United States, Britain, the Soviet Union, France, and China. Allied Powers
An alliance formed by Germany, Italy, and Japan. These countries wanted to expand and conquer other countries. Axis Powers
Date of the Allied landing in France, World War ll. D-Day
The day (May 8) marking the Allied victory in Europe in 1945. V-E Day
A nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission. Atomic bomb
The economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s. Great Depression
A ruler who is unconstrained by law. Dictators
Policy of making concessions to a dictator in order to avoid war. Appeasement
Once dictators came to power, they wanted to expand their countries' empires. Imperialism
A defense built for France to rely on against a possible German invasion. Maginot Line
Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches in northern France in a desperate retreat under enemy fire. Dunkirk
French general who was a leader of the Free French forces in World War ll. Charles de Gaulle
The battle between the German Luftwaffe and British Battle of Britain
The mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945. Final Solution

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

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 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

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 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

Causes of WW2,New Alliances, and Leaders Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Dictator who controlled The Soviet Union Stalin
The Treaty that officially ended WW1 Treaty of Versailles
A totalitarian form of government which is a type of one-party dictatorship, against liberal democracy Fascism
An agreement between Czechoslovakia and Germany Munich Agreement
An international organization that intended to maintain world peace League of Nations
Which country was invaded by Germany and the Soviet Union which ultimately caused the war Poland
32nd Presidents of The U.S. Franklin Roosevelt
Prime minister of The United kingdom Winston Churchill
Leader and Dictator of Gemany Adolf Hitler
Fascist Dictator of Italy Benito Mussolini
Emperor of Japan Hirohito
The US,France,Soviet Union,and Britain were apart of the Allied powers
Germany,Italy and Japan were apart of the Axis Powers
Promoted Anti-Semitism and German nationalism German Working Party

World War 2 Crossword

Type
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

The Holocaust Crossword

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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

The Rise of Adolf Hitler Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What was Hitlers' wife name Eva
A stage where the economy dropped greatly Great Depression
Supreme chancellor of Germany Adolf Hitler
Political group associated with Adolf Hitler Nazi Party
Beer hall in Germany Putsch
What religion/nationality did Hitler dislike the most Jews
What symbol was on the Nazi flag Swastika
The most famous concentration camp Auschwitz
Who invaded Germany during World War 2 Soviet Union
Adolf Hitler's book he wrote in prison Mein Kampf
What war did Adolf serve in World War One
President of Germany before HItler Hugenberg
What did Hitler drink to kill himself poison
The pact between Stalin and Hitler Nonaggression
Where Hitler was sent to prison Landsberg
Offensive air raids on London London Blitz
What was Hitler's dog name Blondi
What did Hitler call the master race Aryan
In 1933 Hitler was named what of Germany Chancellor
The treaty that made Germany pay the allies Treaty of Versailles