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2 1) $5 What 3 countries formed the Axis powers?

3 Germany, Italy, Japan. 1)

4 2) $5 Name the 3 leaders of the Axis powers.

5 2) Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo

6 3) $5 What policy, in an attempt to avoid war, did the League of Nations adopt towards Hitler when he invaded the Rhineland, Austria, the Sudetenland, and Czechoslovakia?

7 3) Appeasement.

8 4) $5 The invasion of this country by Hitler in September of 1939 resulted in Britain and France declaring war on Germany.

9 4 Poland

10 5) $5 What American policy allowed Britain, France and their allies to obtain U.S. weapons without having to pay cash up front?

11 5) The Lend-Lease Act.

12 Bonus Question: Make a wager

13 What pact did Germany make with the Soviet Union in 1939 that temporarily avoided war between the two countries and allowed for the take over of Poland?

14 Bonus Round Answer The Nonaggression Pact.

15 6) $5 Name the German air attack on Britain in the summer of 1940.

16 6 The Battle of Britain.

17 7) $5 What invention allowed the British to turn away Hitler’s Luftwaffe (Airforce) in the Battle of Britain?

18 7) Radar

19 8) $5 What stance did the United States originally take towards the war until early December 1941?

20 8) Neutral or isolationism

21 9) $5 Why did Japan attack the United States at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?

22 9) The United States cut oil supplies to Japan in response to their aggressive takeover of Southeast Asia.

23 10) $5 Where did Japan attack on December 8, 1941?

24 10) The Philippines.

25 Bonus Question: Make a wager

26 Who was the U.S. General in charge of the American military forces in the Pacific during WWII?

27 Bonus Round Answer General Douglas MacArthur.

28 11) $5 Define Genocide.

29 11) The extermination of a specific group of people.

30 12) $5 Approximately how many European Jews died in Nazi concentration camps?

31 12) 6 Million

32 13) $5 What was the significance of the battle of the Bulge?

33 13) The Battle of the Bulge marked the last German offensive (final desperate effort of Hitler to defeat the U.S. in Europe).

34 14) $5 D-Day was the code name for the Allied invasion of _________.

35 14) France (Normandy)

36 15) $5 What was the purpose of the Manhattan project?

37 15) Build the atomic bomb.

38 Bonus Question: Make a wager

39 Who was the Supreme Commander of U.S. forces in Europe and the designer of the D- Day invasion?

40 Bonus Round Answer General Dwight D. Eisenhower

41 16) $5 Known as V-E Day, May 8, 1945, was the day when __________.

42 16) Germany surrendered

43 17) $5 Who made the final decision to drop the atomic bombs?

44 17) President Harry Truman

45 18) $5 What battle in the Pacific Ocean is considered to be the turning point in the war for the U.S. against Japan?

46 18) Battle of Midway

47 19) $5 What was the name of the discriminatory laws enacted against the Jews by the Nazi’s

48 19) Nuremberg Laws

49 20) $5 Put the following WWII events in chronological order: Liberation of France, V-E Day, Battle of Stalingrad, D-Day, Battle of the Bulge

50 20) Battle of Stalingrad, D-Day, Liberation of France, Battle of the Bulge, V-E Day

51 Final Bonus Question: Make a wager

52 The successful invasion of D-Day required both skill and luck for the Allied forces. List 3 lucky things that happened to help to make the invasion a success.

53 Bonus Question Answer 1.Weather 2.General Rommell left Normandy and went home to Germany to celebrate his wife’s B- day. 3.Hitler was asleep when the invasion started and no one wake him up. 4.Operation Body Guard fooled the Germans into thinking the Allies were attacking some where else.

54 Know These WWII People Dwight D. EisenhowerAdolf Hitler Benito MussoliniJoseph Stalin Francisco FrancoWinston Churchill FDRHarry Truman Josef MengeleJ. Robert Oppenheimer Douglas MacArthurGeorge Patton Chester NimitzLeslie Groves Hideki TojoErwin Rommell

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