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U.S. History

World War II

QuestionAnswer
Who committed suicide and was the dictator of Germany during the war? Adolf Hitler
Who was the British Prime Minister during most of the War? Winston Churchill
What term was made up by Mussolini to refer to Germany and Italy? Axis powers
What was the first nation to fall at Blitzkrieg? Poland
In what town did France sign its surrender in a railroad car? Compiegne
Who was the U.S. president at the Yalta Conference? Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Who was know as the Fuhrer? Hitler
Who was head of the German secret police? Himmerick Himmler
What country was the Lend-Lease extended to because of Hitler's attack in 1941? Soviet Union
Who was responsible for solving what Hitler called the "Jewish problem"? Himmler
Who was the American commander who left the Philippines? Douglas McArthur
At what conference did Roosevelt and Churchill give land in Asia to Russia? Yalta Conference
What was considered the "soft underbelly" of Europe? Italy & Sicily
What country was invaded on D-Day? France
Who ran for president in 1944 against Roosevelt? Thomas E. Dewey
Who became president of the U.S. upon the death of Roosevelt? Harry Truman
On what city was the first atomic bomb dropped? Hiroshima
On what city was the second atomic bomb dropped? Nagasaki
What dictator was killed by his own people? Mussolini
Created by: taymoore23