Type
Crossword
Description

president of the united states during world war ll Roosevelt
june 6, 1994 when allied forces invaded northern france D-Day
a mandatory enrollnment into the military Draft
systematic killing of a racial or cultural group Genocide
attacks against the United States by Japan which led them into the war Pearl Harbor
the treaty which angered german citizens and led germany to start world war ll Treaty Of Versailles
the political party led by adolf hitler Nazi
the country germany first tried to invade in 1939 which led to the war Poland
the treaty of versailles sparked this interest and led to the creation of the nazi party Nationalism
country that initiated the manhatan project in 1942 United states
Where the first atomic bomb was dropped Hiroshima
group of countries during world war ll that included the United States, Britain and France Allies
alliance which consisted of Germany, Italy and Japan Axis powers
Concentration camp for Jewish people during World War ll located in Poland Auschwitz
device that used radio waves to locate objects, first practical use during WWll Radar
The term the Nazi party claimed to be the superior race Aryan
Submarines opperated by germany during the war U-boat
Battle in which the Royal Navy defended against Nazy Germany air force Battle of Britain
places where soldiers could stay during the war usually civilian homes Billet
Name of german airforce Luftwaffe
Nickname for Germans Jerry
when all light must be turned off in order to make it harder for the enemy to see their target during air attacks Blackout

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

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

WW2 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.? Sherman
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion? Omaha
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned. Mein Kampf
What was the name of the political party Hitler created? Nazi
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2? Joseph Stalin
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe? Communism
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party? Jewish
What was the name of Hitler's secret police? Gestapo
This was the name of the German Air Force. Luftwaffe
What was the German name for "lightning war"? Blitzkrieg
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk? Britain
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at? London
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded? Poland
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname? Desert Fox
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia? Barbarossa
This season turned German forces away from Russia. Winter
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed? Nanking
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters? Rosie
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships. Avenger
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc. Midway
Who led the allies in North Africa? Patton
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice? Atom
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps. BAR
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack? Bulge
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else? Churchill
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship? Bismark
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union. Yalta
Who was the leader of the Nazi party? Hitler
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific. Iwo Jima
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane? spitfire
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911? Colt
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots? Kamikaze
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France. Arc de Triumph
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews. Holocaust
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal? Auschwitz
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped. Sobibor
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2. Hawaii
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2? Pearl Harbor
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes? Nuremberg

WWII Crossword Puzzle

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 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 1 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

German boats used in war U-Boats
Who was the last Russian emperor? Tzar Nicholas II
Who was the 28th president of the United States in World War One? Woodrow Wilson
The serbian terrorist group that trained Gavrilo Princip The Black Hand
Fell victim to the German U-boats in 1915 Lusitania
Who went back on the sussex pledge Germany
The treaty that brought Britain to war Treaty of London
Serbia's reason to get freedom Nationalism
Austria's confirmation to go to war Blank Check
A policy of extending a country's powet and influence through diplomacy or military Imperialism
The victim of the spark to WW1 Franz Ferdinand
The treaty that stopped WW1 Treaty of Versailles
Consists of Austria Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria and The Ottoman Empire Central Powers

World War II Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives tolitarian state
rooted in miliarism, extreme nationalism, and blind loyalty to the state; dictators vowed to create new empires Fascism
warlike act by one country against another without a just cause aggression
a person or group of people on whom is blamed for others' problems (like in WWII, Jews for Germany) scapegoat
member of the National Socialist German Worker's Party; under Hitler's command Nazis
prison camp for civilians who are considered enemies of the state concentration camp
practice of giving in to aggression in order to aviod war appeasement
agreement signed between Hitler and Stalin in 1939 in which the two dictators agreed not to attack each other Nazi-Soviet Pack
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
WWII military alliance of Italy, Japan, Germany, and 6 other countries Axis
WWII military alliance of Britain, France, Soviet Union, China, the U.S., and 45 other countries Allies
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
day of the invasion of Western Europe by Allied forces-June 6, 1944 (Allied forces landed at France, freed Paris; slowly advanced to Germany) D-Day
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Holocaust
a country that can influence events throughout the world superpower
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers Allies
n World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations Axis
make ready for action or use mobilise
a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat Abyssinian
Japan, Germany and Italy Axis Powers
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Atlantic Charter
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
Royal Air Force R.A.F
Oahu, Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Most decorated hero WW2 Audie Murphy
Decoding device used against Germany Enigma
Meeting of Chamberlain (Great Britain), Daladier (France), and Hitler to divide up Czechoslovakia Munich conference
a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations Isolationism
groups of ships that were escorted across the Atlantic by warships for safety Convoys
Allies' meeting in Potsdam, Germany, to plan the end of the war Potsdam Conference
Leaders who ruled their nations by force. Hitler/Mussolini Dictators
great naval invasion took place in France Normandy

World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Russia, Great Britain, France, Serbia, France and the United States Allies
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria Central Powers
created to allow Germany to defeat France quickly Schlieffen Plan
highly secretive British intelligence organization to intercept and decrypt German messages Room Forty
assassinated by the Bland Hand in Sarajevo Archduke Derdinand
flying weapon used for observation and combat Airplane
neutral country invaded by the Germans in August 1914 Belgium
french leader Clemenceau
assassinated the Archduke Ferdinand Gavelo Princip
biggest naval battle of the war Jutland
British Prime Minister Lloyd George
Passenger liner sunk by U-boat 20 in 1915 Lusitania
deadly weapon against infantry Machinegun
Tsar of Russia Nicholas II
area between opposing Trenches No Mans Land
lethal weapon responsible for maiming, blinding and killing thousands Poison Gas
systematic persuasion via the media Propoganda
Balkan country that threatened Austria`s rulership Serbia
war ending treaty blaming Germany for starting WWI Treaty of Versailles
U.S President that fought for peace Woodrow Wilson
Germany, Italy, and Austria- Hungary in 1914 Triple Alliance
the action of a country or its government preparing and organizing troops for active duty mobilization
not helping or supporting either side in a conflict Neutral
a German U-boat submarine
first German vs Russia battle of the war Tannenburg
Britain, France, and russia Triple Entente
huge airship filled with hydrogen Zeppelin
World peace organization created by Wilson League Of Nations
a note from Germany to Mexico that was intercepted by the British Zimmerman Telegram
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts nationalism

World War II Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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