D-Day Crossword

Created
Jan 9, 2018
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D-Day was the largest ___ invasion in history Amphibious
Code name for D-Day? Operation Overlord
Who commanded the operation? Eisenhower
Before D-Day allies carried out a massive ____ campaign to mislead the germans. Deception
___ delay postpones assault for 24 hours. Weather
Began at 6:30 in the morning. Invasion
The British and ___ overcame light opposition. Canadians
US faced heacy opposition at ___ beach. Omaha
4,000 ___ troops lost their lives. Allied
156 thousand ____, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches. American
More than 5 thousand ships and 13 thousand ___ supported the D-Day invasion. Aircraft
It ____ 2 years of planning. Required
Code names for the five beaches where the allies landed: Utah, Omaha, Juno, and Sword Gold
About seventeen million ____ supported the missions. Maps
United States shipped 7 ____ tons of supplies. Million
Nearly 2 million soldiers were ____ in Operation Overlord. Involved

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D-Day Word Search

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Apr 27, 2016
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europe
overlord
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war
military
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hitler
soldiers
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D-Day Invasion Word Search

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Aircraft
Allied Forces
Commander
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English Channel
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June Fifth
Northwest France
Omaha Beach
Operation Overlord
Ships
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World War 2 Crossword

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Feb 10, 2017
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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

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WW2 crossword puzzle

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May 5, 2016
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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

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World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

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Mar 23, 2017
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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

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D-Day Word Search

Created
May 8, 2018
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Allied Victory
Canada
Britain
World War Two
Normandy
Attack
Amphibious Invasion
Soldiers
France
War
Tanks
Allies
Hitler
Omaha
NAZI
Overlord
German Defeat
Troops
Military
Operation
Europe

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World War II Crossword

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Feb 9, 2017
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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

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crossword puzzle

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May 3, 2016
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a treaty made by Germany and Soviet in 1939 Potsdam Conference, conference held in Potsdam in the summer of 1945 Nazi-Soviet
conference held in Yalta in February 1945 Operation Overlord, the code name for the Battle of Normandy Yalta Conference
a member of a special corps Kamikazes
a political term that refers to a country that is formally independent Satellite Nations
known as The Night of the Broken Glass Kristallnacht
in honor of the soldiers VE- Day
"Lighting War" Blitzkrieg
was a pivotal policy statement issued on August 14 1941 Atlantic Charter
a program by which the United States gave large amounts of economic aid Marshall Plan
was a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons Manhattan Project
was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union Operation Barbarossa
the code name for the Battle of Normandy Operation Overlord
was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during ww2 Luftwaffe
is the common name for the world war 2 Cominform
the deliberate killing of a large group of people Genocide
was the political order which Nazi Germany wanted to impose on the conquered areas under its dominion Nazi Order
a Japanese battle cry Banzai
a prison camp especially one for political prisoners or prisoners of war Death Camps
was an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin on 27 September 1940 Tripartite Pact
was a meeting between U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran Tehran Conference
was held at the Anfa Hotel in Casablanca to plan the Allied European strategy Casablanca Conference
was the forced march of American and Filipino prisoners of war by the Japanese during World War 2 Bataan Death March
is an international organization formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperation United Nations
the national barrier separating the former soviet bloc and west prior Iron Curtain
June 6 1944 in the world war 2 on which killed forces involved Northern France by mean of beach landings D-Day

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Feb 10, 2016
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Extreme nationalism and blind loyalty to the state Fascism
Country where a single party controls the government Tolitarian State
Member of the National Socialist German Workers Party Nazis
Prison camp for Jews during WW2 Concentration camp
Giving into to aggression in order to avoid war Appeasement
"Lighting War" by Germany in WW2 during the night Blitzkrieg
Day of invasion of western Europe June 6, 1944 D-day
Code name for once allied invasion of Normandy in 1944 Operation Overlord
WW2 Japanese pilots trained for suicide attacks Kamakazi
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945/1946 Nuremberg trials
Leader of the German Nazi party Hitler
Mass genocide of millions of Jews, etc. Holocaust
Hitler's book written in prison "My struggle" Mein Kampf
Against Axis powers Allied nations
Policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-semitism
Japan, Italy Germany Axis powers
Camps used to kill Jews under HItler/Nazi Germany Death camps
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power Dictator
Wiping out an entire group of people Genocide
Believed in an Aryan race/ Racial purity Nazi party
Originally designed to avoid America's involvement in world war 2 Neutrality act
Taking items short in supply and distributing them according to a system Rationing
Advertising character to encourage women to take factory jobs Rosie the Riveter
1939 Agreement between USSR and Germany Non-aggression pact
Organization founded after WW2 to promote international peace United Nations

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May 2, 2016
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The Big Three—Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (replaced on July 26 by Prime Minister Clement Attlee), and U.S. President Harry Truman—met in Potsdam, Germany, from July 17 to August 2, 1945, to negotiate terms for the end of World War II. Potsdam Conference
British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet premier Joseph Stalin, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt early in February 1945 as World War II was winding down yatla conference
Operation Overlord was the code-name given to the Allied invasion of France scheduled for June 1944. The overall commander of Operation Overlord was General Dwight Eisenhower. Operation Overload
a Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikazes
In politics, a nation that is dominated politically by another. The Warsaw Pact nations, other than the former Soviet Union itself, were commonly called satellites of the Soviet Union satellite nations
Also known as The Night of the Broken Glass. On this night, November 9, 1938, almost 200 synagogues were destroyed, over 8,000 Jewish shops were sacked and looted, and tens of thousands of Jews were removed to concentration camps. Kristallnacht
the day (May 8) marking the Allied victory in Europe in 1945. VE-Day
an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory. Blitzkrieg
The Atlantic Charter was a pivotal policy statement issued on 14 August 1941, that, early in World War II, defined the Allied goals for the post-war world. The leaders of the United Kingdom and the United States drafted the work and all the Allies of World War II later confirmed it Atlantic Charter
A program by which the United States gave large amounts of economic aid to European countries to help them rebuild after the devastation of World War II. It was proposed by the United States secretary of state, General George C. Marshall. Marshall plan
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada Manhattan Project
the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which began on 22 June 1941 operation barbarossa
was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II Luffwaffe
(Communist Information Bureau) is the common name for what was officially referred to as the Information Bureau of the Communist and Workers' Parties cominform
the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. genocide
a Japanese battle cry. banzai
a prison camp, especially one for political prisoners or prisoners of war, in which many die from poor conditions and treatment or from mass execution death camps
an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin on 27 September 1940 by, respectively, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Galeazzo Ciano and Saburō Kurusu. tripartite pact
U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran, Iran, between November 28 and December 1, 1943. Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill tehran conference
at the Anfa Hotel in Casablanca, French Morocco from January 14 to 24, 1943, to plan the Allied European strategy for the next phase of World War II casablanca conference
Japanese Army of 60,000–80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war which began on April 9, 1942 Bataan death march
the notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and the West prior to the decline of communism that followed the political events in eastern Europe in 1989 iron curtains

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