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The day, month, date, and year Pearl Harbor was bombed
When was Sunday, December 7, 1941?
This country was invaded September 1, 1939 and war was declared in Europe
What was Poland?
The Allied invasion of Normandy
When was June 6, 1944?
August 14, 1945
What is Victory in Japan Day?
August 6, 1945 this Japanese city was bombed
What is Hiroshima?
This führer used persuasion and intimidation to accomplish his goals
Who is Adolf Hitler?
This Il Duce modernized his country but was eventually hung in the town square
Who is Benito Mussolini?
This powerful emperor of Japan expanded his country into SE Asia and the Pacific
Who was Emperor Hirohito?
This Soviet leader was originally an ally of the U.S.; the friendship ended after WWII
Who was Josef Stalin?
U.S. President who ordered atomic bombs dropped on Japanese cities
Who is Harry S. Truman?
This battleship is still the final resting place for many of its sailors
What is the U.S.S. Arizona?
This piece of artillery stands as a memorial to WWII veterans in Cheneys Memorial Park
What is a howitzer?
The military supplies necessary for WWII brought an end to this in the U.S.
What is the Great Depression?
American icon seen here who encouraged women to work outside the home during WWII
Who is Rosie the Riveter?
Government hoped to control the supply, demand, and distribution of goods (like sugar, butter, gas, and meat) by using this
What is a rationing system?
The large land, sea, and air invasion of France by the Allied Powers to liberate Europe from the Germans has become known as this
What is D-Day?
Hitler violated this when he rebuilt the German military
What is the Treaty of Versailles?
Hitlers secret police were called this
What is gestapo (or the SS)?
Hitler signed a non- aggression pact with this country
What is the Soviet Union?
When Hitlers troops approached this countrys capital, the nation simply surrendered
What is France?
The need for this was the reason for Japans aggression in Asia
What is raw materials/resources?
This was the first region (in China) Japan set out to conquer in the early 1930s
What is Manchuria?
These pilots considered themselves a divine wind and were willing to give up their lives for their country
Who are kamikaze pilots?
This U.S. strategy against Japan called for taking strategic locations in the Pacific
What is island- hopping?
When congratulated on the attacks at Pearl Harbor, the Japanese Admiral responded, I fear we have awakened [this].
What is a sleeping giant?
Make your wager
This was the initial policy towards Hitler in Europe; they gave an inch, he took a mile