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WWII/ Quiz

Nazi dictator of Germany during World War II. Adolf Hitler
German-born scientist who warned President Franklin Roosevelt about the possibility of atomic bombs. Albert Einstein
the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union (U.S.S.R.) during World War II, aka the "good guys" Allies
avoiding war by meeting the demands of a threatening nation appeasement
a bomb deriving its destructive power from the release of nuclear energy atomic bomb
Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II, aka the "bad guys" Axis Powers
dictator of Italy during World War II Benito Mussolini
a type of prison where the Nazis kept large numbers of Jewish people during World War II - people there were treated very badly and often killed Concentration camps
a ruler with absolute power dictator
when two or more countries need to trade with one another to meet their needs economic interdependence
President who led the United States during the Great Depression and World War II Franklin Roosevelt
the murder of about 12 million people, including 6 million Jews, by the Nazis during World War II Holocaust
Japanese Americans were put into these camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II Internment Camp
Communist dictator of the U.S.S.R. during World War II and the start of the Cold War Joseph Stalin
policy that allowed Great Britain to borrow military supplies from the United States during World War II Lend-lease
A secret project by the United States government to create an atomic bomb during World War II Manhattan Project
a group of people who share the same history, traditions, or language that live in a particular area under one government nation-state
a member of a German political party that controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler; a person who wants to use power to control and harm other people especially because of their race, religion, etc. Nazi
a device that sends out radio waves for finding out the position and sped of a moving object radar
controlling the amount of (something, such as gasoline or food) that people are allowed to have especially when there is not enough of it rationing
the first African-American fighter pilots, formed during World War II Tuskegee Airmen
effort on the home front to grow a family's food so that farm goods could be sent to soldiers overseas. Victory Gardens
the British Prime Minister during World War II Churchill
Name given to sudden violent offensive attacks the Germans used during World War 2; "lightning war" Blitzkrieg
the day (June 6, 1944) in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy. D-Day
was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II The attack on Pearl Harbor
The one-day battle reversed the tide of war in the Pacific, six months after Pearl Harbor. From that point on, Japan would be on the defensive. Battle of Midway
the first city in history to be targeted by a nuclear weapon when the United States Army Air Forces dropped an atomic bomb on the city at 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, brining the end of World War II Hiroshima
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