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World War II

WWII Grade 5

Which invasion led to the beginning of WWII? The invasion of Poland in 1939
Who was the main aggressor during WWII? Germany
Who was the dictator of Germany during WWII? Adolf Hitler
Which Political Party was Adolf Hitler the leader of? The Nazi Party
Which countries are know as the Axis powers? Germany, Italy and Japan
Which countries are know as the Allied powers? France, Great Britain, United States and the Soviet Union
Who is considered the forgotten ally? China
Which leader wanted to have an East Asia empire? Emperor Hirohito
Who was the dictator of Italy during WWII? Benito Mussolini
Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during WWII? Joseph Stalin
Who was the Prime Minister of Great Britain during WWII? Winston Churchill
Which United States President died during WWII? Franklin D. Roosevelt
Which United States President made the tough decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan? Harry Truman
Which cities in Japan did the United States drop bombs on? Hiroshima and Nagasaki
On which two fronts did the United states fight during WWII? The European front and the Pacific front
What event led to the United States joining WWII? The date of this event is December 7, 1941 The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
The execution of 6 million Jews during WWII was known as: The Holocaust
Battle of Normandy. The largest Sea Invasion which was led by US General-Dwight D. Eisenhower. This was the turning point in WWII in favor of the Allied Powers. D-Day
What is VE day? Victory in Europe. WWII ends in Europe with the surrender of Germany
What is VJ day? Victory in Japan. Japan surrenders. This marks the end of WWII for the United States
The First group of African American military Pilots The Tuskegee airmen
Propaganda figure that encouraged women to take factory jobs while the men were fighting in WWII Rosie the Riveter
A certain fixed allowance of goods or food, especially for military or civilians during a shortage: a daily rationing of things such as sugar, meat and bread. rationing
Three forces behind Japan's aggression militarism, alliances, imperialism
Families planting small gardens growing their own food instead of purchasing from a store is considered opportunity costs
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