What country first welcomed Hitler?
What city was Hitler first welcomed to?
Which country did Hitler invade first?
What was the immediate cause that led to the U.S joining WWII?
What was the main reason China was part of the Allies?
What kind of institutions were the Jewish held in Germany?
Which country was led by Mussolini?
Where the first atomic bomb dropped?
Where was the second atomic bomb dropped?
What conference was held in 1931 with Britain and France along with Hitler?
Who was the French representative in the Munich Conference?
Who was the British representative in the Munich Conference?
What land did Hitler promise to annex in 1938?
What power were the Allies fighting against?
What did the U.S. first want to remain during the beginning of the war?
What war tactic did the U.S. use against the many islands of Japan?
Who was the military leader of Japan?
What was the pact that both Hitler and Stalin agreed to but Hitler eventually back out of?
What was the first city in Russia that was attacked?
One of the major causes of WWII was due to the failure of this League
What was the wall that closed access of the west in Berlin?
What battle was the turning point of WWII?
What political belief was the U.S. afraid would spread during WWII?
What treaty left Germany poor after WWI?
Who was the leader of the Soviet Union?
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