Type
Crossword
Description

Communist leader in China Mao Zedong
leader of Nationalist forces in China Jiang Jieshi
leader of the UN forces at the Standoff at the 38th Parallel Douglas MacArthur
young Vietnamese Nationalist Ho Chi Minh
leader of the anti-Communist of the US and France Ngo Dinh Diem
leader of revolution in Cuba Fidel Castro
dictator in Nicaragua Anastasio Somoza
leader of the Sandanistas Daniel Ortega
leader after Stalin died Nikita Khrushchev
leader of the Soviet who adopted repressive domestic policies Leonid Brezhnev
president during the Cuban Missile Crisis John F. Kennedy
assumed president after Kennedy's assassination Lyndon Johnson
president who pushed to de'tente rather than brinkmanship Richard M. Nixon
fiercely anti-communist president Ronald Reagan

Vietnam War Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Organized early Vietnamese independence in the 1920s and 30s- Has a trail named after him? Ho Chi Minh
Organization whose goal was to win Vietnam's independence from from foreign rule? Formed by Ho Chi Minh Vietminh
American fear that communism would spread in a way that would start small, then continue to topple and become huge? Domino Theory
Former southern Vietnamese president, anti- communist. Ngo Dinh Diem
The way Vietcong were supplied by Communist North Vietnam? Ho Chi Minh Trail
Granted President Johnson broad military powers in Vietnam? (1964). Tonkin Gulf Resolution
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense in the early to mid sixties. Served under Kennedy and LBJ. Robert McNamara
Former U.S. Secretary of State in the early to mid sixties. Served under Kennedy and LBJ. Dean Rusk
American Commander in South Vietnam? William Westmoreland
General Westmoreland was unimpressed with this Southern Voietnmese fighting group? ARVN
Gasoline based fire that set fire to the jungle? Napalm
Leaf Killing, toxic chemical. Later found to cause cancer. Agent Orange
Civil Rights Leader who said that the proportion of blacks to whites in Vietnam was unfair. Died in 1968 Martin Luther King Junior
Selective service provides this if needed in a time of war? Draft
War protests got out of control and turned violent at this school in 1970? Kent State
Southern Vietnamese with communist loyalties? Vietcong
Ferocious battle on the part of the North Vietnamese and Vietcong in 1968. Began around Vietnamese New Year Tet offensive
What band wrote the Anti Vietnam War song: "Fortunate Son" Credence Clearwater Revival
College students had this option to avoid going to war in Vietnam? Deferment
America tried to use this strategy in order to prevent the spread of Communism? Containment

Korean War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Communist leader in northern China who led the Japanese invasion of China Mao Zedong
President of China who fought in the south against the Japanese ChiangKaiShek
A group in South Korea who lost to communism and fled to Taiwan Nationalists
An island east of China where the nationalists fled Taiwan
Former name of Taiwan Formosa
Imaginary line that divides Korea at 38 degrees north latitude 39th parallel
Korean leader who became president after wwII and led Korea during the Korean War SyngmanRhee
Democratic people's Republic of Korea DPRK
Capital of North Korea Pyongyang
President of the US during the Cold War Truman
Capital of South Korea Seoul
Commander of the United Nations and South Korean Douglas MacArthur
Battle in South Korea Pusan
A river between China and North Korea Yalu River
Leader of the US eighth army Matthew B Ridgeway
A port on the west coast of Korea Inchon
North Korean people's army NKPA
Location of the second half of the peace treaty negotiations Panmunjom
People's republic of China (communist China) PRC
Republic of Korea (South Korea) ROK

Cuban Missile Crisis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which side backed down first in the crisis? USSR
What were people who were forced to leave Cuba because they opposed Castro known as? Exiles
What did John F. Kennedy order against Cuba? Blockade
What was the treaty where both countries agreed to limit the amount of nuclear weapons they possessed? Test Ban Treaty
What was the name of the secret invasion launched by the USA against Cuba? Bag of Pigs
Who became leader of Cuba in 1959? Fidel Castro
Who was the president of the USA? John F Kennedy
Nikita Khrushchev was the president of what country? Russia
What kind of state did Cuba become? Communist
What did the USA refuse to buy from Cuba? Sugar
What was the name of the special phone line that was set up between Washington and Moscow after the crisis? Hotline
In which month did Soviet ships head for Cuba? October

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

Vietnam War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

leader of the Indochinese Communist Party Ho Chi Minh
an organization of Vietnamese Communists and other nationalist groups that between 1946 and 1954 fought for the Vietnamese independence from the French. Vietminh
the idea that if a nation falls under communist control, nearby nations will also fall under communist control. Domino Theory
location of a French outpost that was overrun by the Vietminh Dien Bien Phu
the South Vietnamese Communists who, with North Vietnamese support, fought against the government of South Vietnam in the Vietnam War. Vietcong
a network of paths used by North Vietnam to transport supplies to the Vietcong in South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh Trail
a resolution adopted by Congress in 1964, giving the president broad powers to wage war in Vietnam. Tonkin Gulf Resolution
a 1954 peace agreement that divided Vietnam into Communist-controlled North Vietnam and non-Communist South Vietnam until unification elections could be held in 1956. Geneva Accords
Secretary of Defense for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Robert McNamara
Secretary of State for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Dean Rusk
a gasoline-based substance used in bombs that U.S. planes dropped in Vietnam in order to burn away jungle and expose Vietcong hideouts. Napalm
a toxic leaf-killing chemical sprayed by U.S. planes in Vietnam to expose Vietcong hideouts. Agent Orange
a US military raid on a South Vietnamese village, intended to root out villagers with ties to the Vietcong but often resulting in the destruction of the village and the displacement of its inhabitants. Search and Destroy mission
a public distrust of statements made by the government Credibility Gap
required enrollment in the armed services. Draft
a youth dominated political movement of the 1960s New Left
a person who opposed the Vietnam War and believed that the United States should withdraw from it. Dove
a person who supported U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War and believed that the United States should use increased military force to win it. Hawk
a massive surprise attack by the Vietcong on South Vietnamese towns and cities early in 1968 Tet Offensive
a strong anti-communist Vietnamese leader that was assassinated by the US Ngo Dinh Diem

Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Policy created by George Kennan Containment
Economic plan to rebuild wartorn Europe Marshall Plan
Military alliance between several North American and European nations NATO
Defense treaty between the Soviet Union and its satellite nations Warsaw Pact
Theory regarding the spread of Communism Domino Theory
Invasion sponsored by President Kennedy to instigate an uprising in Cuba Bay of Pigs
Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. over dominance of space Space Race
Conflict between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. regarding Soviet missiles in Cuba and American missiles in Turkey Cuban Missile Crisis
South Vietnamese supporters of Northern Vietnamese communism Viet Cong
Communist leader in China who attempted massive cultural, industrial, and economic reforms Mao Zedong
Brutal communist regime in Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Set of treaties regarding armament control SALT Accords
Policy of segregation in South Africa Apartheid
Historic wall in Germany, symbolizing a division between the East and the West Berlin Wall
Method of peacefully bypassing the blockade in Berlin to deliver supplies Berlin Airlift
Soviet response to the Marshall Plan which largely failed COMECON
Policy of stockpiling more and more weapons to prevent the enemy from attacking Deterrence
Elected leader of the Soviet Union in 1955 Khrushchev
Groups of collectivized farms in China during the economic reform period Communes
Name of a program intended to implement massive reforms in China in a short amount of time Great Leap Forward
Practical-minded Chinese leader who sought to improve relations with the rest of the world Deng Xiaoping
Form of fighting using substitutes instead of going directly to war Proxy Wars
Archbishop from El Salvador who spoke out against poverty and injustice Oscar Romero
Term given to an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor Permanent Revolution
Doctrine created to counter Soviet geopolitical growth, especially in Greece & Turkey Truman Doctrine

Veitnam war Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

He declared Veitnam's independence and became the first preedent of the republic in 1945 Ho Chi-Minh
this person sent over 500,000 troops to fight in the Veitnam war. He was also the 36th president of the U.S. Lyndon B. Johnson
This man was a Anti-Communist that kiiled and imprisoned several Buddhists Ngo Dinh Diem
A confict of words and ideas between nations rather than armies Cold War
What was another name for tha Veitnam war Second Indochina War
What was the war know as in Veitnam Resistance
who was the Army of the Republic of Vietnam's alliance in the war U.S military
About 50,000 Veitnam Cidicens moved from South Veitnam to ________Veitnam. North
Who was the U.S. Presedent in the Veitnam war Kennedy
The NVA foght a more _______ war Conventional
what month did the Veitnam war begin November
what month did the veitnam war end April
About 58,000 __________ were kiled in the veitnam war Americans
In 1975 communest forces took control of _______. Saigon
What battle took place in may 10-20 Hambuger Hill
Ngo Dinh Diem became presedent of what? GVN
Saigon is the capital of ________ South Veitnam
What was formed in December 1960 NFL
What operation wasperfomedin "happy Vally" Taut Bow
What operation happend on 3 June- 1 July Tennessee Pride

Vietnam War: Key Terms & People Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Created the Indochinese Communist Party. Ho Chi Minh
Organization who's goal was to win Vietnam's independence from foreign rule. Vietminh
Eisenhower's idea of halting the spread of communism. Domino Theory
The French Outpost over ran by Vietminh in May of 1954. Dien Bien Phu
South Vietnam's president and a strong anti-Communist Ngo Dinh Diem
A communist opposition group in the South. Vietcong
Network of paths along the borders of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Ho Chi Minh Trail
A sudden appropriation of leadership; a takeover. Coup
The American commander in South Vietnam. General Westmoreland
A gasoline-based bomb that sets fire to targeted jungles. Napalm
A leaf-killing toxic chemical. Agent Orange
Temporary divided Vietnam along the 17th parallel. Geneva Acords
Radical movement of the 1960s and 1970s where military-industrial complexes and involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War were opposed New Left
Someone who opposes the use of military pressure to resolve a dispute Dove
Someone who favors entry into war Hawks
A list or total number of casualties Body Count
Compulsory recruitment for military service. Draft
Battle of the Vietnam War that was fought by the United States and South Vietnam against North Vietnamese forces from May 10–20, 1969 Hamburger Hill
One of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam against the forces of the South Vietnamese Army Tet Offensive
US policy of withdrawing its troops and transferring the responsibility and direction of the war effort to the government of South Vietnam. Vietnamization

Vietnam War crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The establishment of a colony in one territory. colonialism
All property and all means of production belong to the government, private property does not exist and all goods are shared equally. communism
America's belief that if one country came under control of communists, then neighboring countries would as well. Domino Theory
A form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants use military tactics to fight a larger army. Guerilla Warfare
Extreme loyalty to one's country. Nationalism
The army that fought the United States and the South Vietnamese governments. Vietcong
Individuals that served in the armed forces of their country. Veterans
The 35th president of the United States and was assassinated in 1963. John Kennedy
The 37th president of the United States and got them out of the Vietnam War. Richard Nixon
The leader of the North vietnamese during the Vietnam War. Ho Chi Minh
The 34th president and was a commander in Europe during WW2. Dwight Eisenhower
The 36th president and was put into office after Kennedy was assassinated. Lyndon Johnson
The forced induction of a person into the armed forces. draft
a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces. tet offensive
American foreign policy to stop the spread of communism. containment
Help by the United States they fought against North Vietnam. South Vietnam
A sprayable gel that the United States military used as a weapon in the Vietnam War. napalm
President Nixon's plan to take all the United States troops in Vietnam and let South Vietnam fight North Vietnam. vietnamization
A soldier that has been taken captive by the enemy. Prisoner of war
People that are against something. protest

Communism! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the ideology that is directly opposite to capitalism communism
the 'father of communism. karl marx
The leader of the October 1917 revolution, also was the first leader of the Vladimir Lenin
The only Communist country in the 'west' there was trouble here in the 60's when the USSR put missiles on this country Cuba
Came to power after Lenin's death, the person responsible for the deaths of millions of Ukrainian peasants Stalin
labour camps where those who 'upset' the regime were forced to go and work in gulag
small group of people specially trained for a particular purpose or profession (jabine calls us this) cadres
the political party who outgrew the mensheviks to become ruling party in Russia, led by Lenin Bolsheviks
the socialist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991 USSR
the country that was an ally of the USSR and imitated the USSR in their industrial plans China
leader of China from 1949 to 1976, led the PLA to victory against the KMT in 1949 Mao Zedong
The soviet president who led a campaign against decreasing dissident activity Yuri Andropov
This city's name was changed from Leningrad to this, and then to St Petersburg Stalingrad
This was built to limit the number of people leaving East Berlin to West Berlin by Khrushchev in 1961 Berlin Wall
the capitalist class who own most of society's wealth and means of production, they also take everyones land cause they know they can bourgeoisie
the leader who came in after Khrushchev Brezhnev
the war fought by the 'East' and the 'West from 1949 to 1991 Cold War
a period of 'cool relations' between the west and the USSR in the 70's detente
The first secret police organisation in the USSR, set up in 1917 Cheka
The current secret police organisation in Russia KGB
the soviet president who fought to decrease dissident activity Andropov
These plans were out forward by Russia initially, the copied by China fIve Year plan
Mao proclaimed that these 'olds' were to be destroyed during the cultural revolution four olds
the fourth wife of Mao Zedong Jiang qing
the only Soviet president to be removed from power and not die while in power Khrushchev
this country was invaded by the USSR in 1979 Afghanistan
Gorbachev's policy of 'openess' glasnost
Gorbachev's economic policy perestroika