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Crossword
Description

A encoded telegram by a German Diplomat that tried to get mexico into war against the US Zimmerman Note
Another name for U-Boat Undersea Boat
What were used to run the first bombing raids in London? Zepplins
killing of your officer Frogging
Payment for war damage reparations
The number one killer of soldiers in ww1 Disease
Area of southern Europe that was controlled by the Austria-Hungarian empire Balkans
Assassin of the archduke and his wife Guiseppe Princip
Another Name for world war I Great war
in 1914 Russia makes peace with the central powers and the USSR Treaty of Brestlitovsk
What would be sent in cargo labeled as ¨cheese¨ or ¨nails¨ war supplies
British Passenger line sunk by a German u-boat off the irish cost Lusitania
who is re-elected under the slogan "He kept us out of the war¨ Wilson
General of the AEF Who is also known as ¨Blackjack¨ john pershing
A name that the central powers called the us Doughboys
where is the ´war zone´ British isles and the cost of...? France
what was the theme song of wwI overthere
British Troops Tommys
German troops (not Huns) Kraughts
Treaty that brought the end of the war Treaty of Versaille

World War 1 Crossword

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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 1 Crossword Puzzle

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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

The Great War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A decoded message that revealed Germany's hostility toward US. Zimmermann telegram
Enabled a national draft for the US. selective service act
The nickname given to American soldiers. doughboy
America's "ace of aces" with 26 confirmed kills. Rickenbacker
The declaration ending WWI. Armistice
The American responsible for capturing 132 Germans with his men. Sergeant York
The brutal style of fighting that caused a stalemate in Europe. Trench Warfare
German submarine U-Boat
An American family effort to grow food for the war. Victory Garden
The place of German defeat in 1918 Belleau Wood
Alliance between Britain, France, and other powers fighting against Germany. Allies
Alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and other nations. Central Powers
American Expeditionary Force AEF
General leading the AEF John Pershing
Government-sold certificates to help pay for the war effort. war bonds
Wilson's peace plan. 14 points

World War 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to another's defense. Alliance System
Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts. Nationalism
President During WW1 Woodrow Wilson
A union or association between three powers or states. Triple Alliance
The heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary Franz Ferdinand
World War 1 military strategy of defending a position by fighting form the protection of deep ditches. Trench Warfare
German Submarines. U-boats
U.S bonds sold during WW1 to raise money for loans to the Allies Liberty Bonds
Most famous WW1 treaty Treaty Of Versailles
Teams of troops,ships,or equipment. Convoy
Information given to show something or someone in a based way. Propaganda
Nickname for American troops in europe. Doughboys
The gathering of resources and preparation for war. Mobilization
1917 act gave the government new ways to spy. Espionage Act
They do no believe in government. Anarchists
A rapid firing weapon Machine Guns
Tax on your average income to support the war. Income Tax
a covering for a soldiers head Steel Helmets
Idea about how nations should work together. Internationalism
Country pays for damage caused by war. Reparations
German emperor Kaiser
Law that requires people of a certain age to enlist in the military Draft
Russian Emperors Czars
To give up power. Abdicate
Unable to read or write Illiterate
A person who tries to stir up war Warmonger
system of managing government through departments. bureaucracy
Association of nations formed after WW1 under wilson's 14 points plan. League Of Nations
States Germany alone must accept responsibility for causing the war War Guilt Cause
The U.S had less than 100 of them in WW1. Tanks
They used intimidation and fear towards blacks catholics, and jews Ku Klux Klan
The name given to the line of trenches which stretched from the english channel across the battle fields of France and Belgium during WW1. Western Front
Strip of land between the trenches of opposing armies along the western front during WW1 No- Man's-land
A military conflict centered on Europe that began in the summer of 1914. The fighting ended in late 1918. WW1
A ship that was sink in World War 1 by German U-boats. Lusitania
The military alliance formed between Russia, Great Britain and France before World War 1. Triple Entente
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 interest. Militarism
11,11,11,1918(11 day of the 11 month of the 11 hour 1918) Armistice Day
A 1917 telegram sent form Germanys foreign secretary to the German minister in Mexico telling the minister to urge Mexico to attack the U.S if the U.S declared war on Germany. Zimmermann Telegram
Leaders of britain, France, the U.S and Italy after WW1. Big Four

World War 1 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Formal agreement between 2 or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to ones defense. Aliiance
german submarine U-boat
British liner torpedoed by a german submarine in may 1915 Lusitania
Was a international diplomatic communication issued from germany Zimmerman Telegraph
9 deep ditch, long and narrow. used for shelter from an enemy fire or attack Trenches
law passed if you were 15 or older you would have to serve selective service act
list of terms for resolving world war 1 fourteen points
an inter-goverment organization founded on jan 10, 1920 league of nations
a peaceful treaty to end world war 1 Treaty of versailles
an american infantryman, especially in world war 1 doughboys
a strong feeling or pride in and devotion to ones country nationalism
when a nations armed forces come to dominate a countries national policy militarism
germanys military plan to defeat france and russia schleiffen plan
who invented the machine gun helge palmcrantz
what were airplanes made out of during world war 1 wood
who used poison gas first french
what did pilots not have parachutes
what was the date Britain declared war August 4
what country was neutral america
is on no country side what is that called neutrality

WWI Crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Policy of aggressively building up a nation’s armed forces in preparation. Militarism
The readying troops for war Mobilization
In World War 1, Germany and Austria-Hungary Central powers
In World War 1, Russia, France, Great Britain, and later the United States; in World War II, the Soviet Union, and other nations. Allies
Situation in which neither side in a conflict is able to gain the advantage. Stalemate
Ruler with unlimited power. Autocrat
A German submarine. U-boat
Pledge by the German government in 1916 that its submarines would warm ships before attacking. Sussex pledge
Tactic in which senators take the floor, begin taking, and refuse to stop talking to permit a vote on a measure. Filibuster
1917 note by a German diplomat proposing an alliance with Mexico. Zimmerman note
Collapse of the czar’s government in Russia in 1917, leading ultimately to the Bolshevik takeover. Russian revolution
1917 law authorizing a draft of young men for military service. Selective Service Act

World War I Crossword

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Crossword
Description

ideas spread to influence public opinion propaganda
A form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battlefield. trench warfare
A strip of land between the trenches of opposing armies along the Western Front during WW1 no man's land
A conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort total war
A strategy drawn up by Germany to avoid fighting a war on two fronts Schlieffen Plan
In WWI, the region along the German-Russian Border where Russians and Serbs battled Germans, Austrians, and Turks Eastern Front
in WWI, the region of northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Central Powers battled each other Western Front
A demand or threat that is final ultimatum
A military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War I. Triple Entente
A military alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire. Central Powers
A temporary peace agreement to end fighting armistice
Treaty that ended WW I. It blamed Germany for WW I and handed down harsh punishment. Treaty of Versailles
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations League of Nations
As part of the Treaty of Versailles, Germany was ordered to pay fines to the Allies to repay the costs of the war. Opposed by the U.S., it quickly lead to a severe depression in Germany. reparations
A military alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy in the years preceding World War I Triple Alliance
The alliance system in Europe was a major cause of World War 1. alliance system
28th president of the United States, known for World War I leadership, Treaty of Versailles, sought 14 points post-war plan, League of Nations (but failed to win U.S. ratification), won Nobel Peace Prize Woodrow Wilson
militaristic and nationalistic leader of Germany during the last decade of the 1800's and most of WWI Kaiser Wilhelm
A coded message sent by Germany to try to get Mexico to attack the US Zimmerman Telegram
A deadlock in which neither side is able to defeat the other. stalemate
July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918 Dates of WW1
A series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after World War I. Fourteen Points
A policy that the Germans announced on January 1917 which stated that their submarines would sink any ship in the British waters unrestricted submarine warfare
Wilhelm II or William II was the last German Emperor and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918 and cousin the Edward VII Kaiser Wilhelm II
book by Norman Angell first published in Great Britain in 1910 about the growing rivalry between England and Germany. It was translated into 11 different languages The Great Illusion
the siege of Liege The first battle of WWI
a high ranking senior military officer in the army Field Marshal
The longest battle of WWI at a French fort Verdun
German submarine - u boat is short of the German word, Unterseeboot (Under Sea Boat) U-boat
The Battle of the Marne was a First World War battle fought from 5-12 September 1914. It resulted in an Allied victory against the German Army The Marne
was laid out between the trenches to slow down advancing enemy forces barbed wire
was a program for settling German reparations debts after World War I written in 1929 and formally adopted in 1930 The Young Plan
is an international port city on Belgium's River Scheldt Antwerp
12-14 April 1915 was between British forces and Ottoman forces that were trying to retake the city of Basra from the British The Battle of Shaiba
The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles) was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers Versailles Peace Treaty
as proposed by the Dawes Committee, chaired by Charles G. Dawes) was an attempt in 1924 to solve the World War I reparations problem, which had bedeviled international politics following World War I and the Treaty of Versailles. Dawes Plan
was a commander of French forces in the early days of World War I. Michel-Joseph Maunoury
(31 January 1869 - 1 September 1935) was a French politician and general. He served as Minister of War at the start of the First World War Adolphe Marie Messimy
in World War I traces Belgium's role between the German invasion in 1914, through the continued military resistance and occupation of the territory by German forces, known as the Rape of Belgium, to the armistice in 1918, as well as the role it played in the international war effort through its African colony and small force on the Eastern Front. It tried to stay neutral, however, since is was in the path of Germany's invasion to France, got caught up in the war. Belguim
Frederick II (German) 24 January 1712 - 17 August 1786) was King of Prussia from 1740 until 1786.[1] Frederick's achievements during his reign included his military victories, his reorganization of Prussian armies, his patronage of the Arts and the Enlightenment in Prussia, and his final success against great odds in the Seven Years' War. He became known as Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große) and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz ("Old Fritz") by the Prussian people. Frederick the Great

World War One Crossword Puzzle

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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 one and the Russian revolution Crossword

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Crossword
Description

glorification of the military. one of the main causes of war. militarism
treaty signed after world war 1 had ended in 1918. treaty of Versailles
German submarines used during world war 1 and world war 2 against enemy naval warships and used to cut off enemy supply ships u-boats
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view. propaganda
a successful coup d'etat by revolutionaries in Russia that overthrew Czar Nicholas II in 1917. They renamed themselves the communists party. Bolshevik revolution
agreements between countries to aid and support one another in the event of war alliances
a policy of not supporting either side in an argument, fight, or war between other powers. Neutrality
international organization that was created to promote world peace and cooperation that was created by the treaty of Versailles league of nations
alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy during WWI. also known as the Triple Alliance. central powers
heir to the Austria-Hungary throne and was assassinated by Gavrillo Principe in 1914. his death was the spark that started WWI. Franz Ferdinand
a form of combat in which soldiers took shelter in opposing lines of ditches. used during WWI. trench warfare
an agreement between opposing armies to suspend hostilities to discuss peace terms. armistice
founder of the Russian Communist Party and leader or the Bolshevik Revolution Vladimir Lenin
the alliance between Great Britain , France, and Russia during WWI . also known as the Triple Entente. allied powers
the last Russian Czar who was executed by the Bolsheviks in July, 1918. Tsar Nicholas II

World War 2 Crossword

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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