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US WWII Key Figures

Identify Key Figures and Events of WW II.

Prime Minister of England during the Policy of Appeasement towards Germany Neville Chamberlain
The year WW II officially begins. 1939
The American President during most of WW II, elected 4 times. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, FDR.
Date of Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Dec. 7, 1941
Battle of Guadalcanal, Americans drive Japanese from island 1943
Japanese Fleet defeated at the Battle of Midway 1942
Commander and Chief of Far East US Forces. Appointed so in 1942. Gen. Douglas MacArthur
Chief Scientist of the Manhattan Project. J. Robert Oppenheimer
Plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Enola Gay
D-Day Code name Operation Overlord
Commander of Germany's North African Tanks. Gen. Erwin Rommel, "The Desert Fox"
Italy surrendered to Allies unconditionally... September 1943.
V-E Day Victory in Europe Day, May 8, 1945.
Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ike
Created by: dsalvucci