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Werner von BraunLater working for the U.S. space program, who headed up Germany's top-secret V2 rocket development program?
Jimmy DoolittleWho led U.S. Army Air Corps raid on Tokyo on April 18, 1942?
Enola GayNamed after the pilot's mother, what was the name of the B-29 aircraft that dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima?
Erwin RommelWhat German tank commander was known as "The Desert Fox"?
DunkirkFrom what French port were 337,000 Allied troops evacuated in WWII?
MT. SURIBACHIOn what Iwo Jima mount was this famous photo taken?
USS MISSOURI, aka Mighty Mo.On what battleship was the Japanese surrender in WWII signed?
GEORGE S. PATTONIdentify the general who led the Allie's 3rd Army across Europe toward the end of WWII?
World War II

World War II

Allied Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower

American general of the 12th Army Group in Europe Omar Bradley

American general of the 3rd Army in Europe George S. Patton

British general in North Africa Bernard Montgomery

Top French general Charles De Gaulle

German tank commander known as “Desert Fox” Erwin Rommel

British leader who declared “Peace in our time” Neville Chamberlain

British leader following Chamberlain Winston Churchill

Nazi SS chief Heinrich Himmler

Nazi air force reichsmarschall Herman Goering

Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels

Nazi architect Albert Speer

Nazi foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop

“The Butcher of Lyon” Klaus Barbie

Hitler aide who parachuted into Scotland Rudolf Hess

Nazi doctor known as the “Angel of Death” Josef Mengele

Nazi captured in Argentina and hanged in 1962 Adolf Eichmann

Hitler’s mistress Eva Braun

German secret state police Gestapo

Chief of the U.S. Army air forces Hap Arnold

U.S. ambassador to Great Britain at start of war Joseph Kennedy

Seat of the occupied French government Vichy

Head of the Vichy French government and WW I hero Henri Petain

French defense line facing Germany Maginot Line

Part of Czechoslovakia ceded to Germany by Munich Pact Sudetenland

Country divided by Germany and Soviet Union, 1939 Poland

Russian who signed non-aggression pact with Hitlerz Vyacheslav Molotov

Head of Germany’s V2 rocket program Werner von Braun

Country invaded by Italy in 1939 Albania

French port where 337,000 soldiers were evacuated in 1940 Dunkirk

Cooperation agreement signed by FDR and Churchill Atlantic Charter

Agreement by the U.S. to aid Britain with war materials Lend/Lease

Hitler’s mountain hideaway Berchtesgarten

German “lightning war” Blitzkrieg

German “pocket” battleship scuttled in Montevideo harbor Graf Spee

German battleship that sunk the HMS Hood Bismarck

Location of decisive allied victory in North Africa El Alamein

Air battle between the RAF and the Luftwaffe The Battle of Britain

Code name for German invasion of Soviet Union Operation Barbarossa

Code name for D-Day invasion Operation Overlord

D-Day date June 6, 1944

D-Day beaches Omaha, Sword, Juno, Gold, Utah

Beach with the most casualties Omaha

French internal anti-Nazi effort Resistance

Germany’s final western offensive Battle of the Bulge

City centered around the Battle of the Bulge Bastogne

Response given by General McAuliffe at Bastogne “Nuts!”

Largest land battle in history, central Russia Battle of Kurs

Most-decorated U.S. soldier Audie Murphy

Japanese general who ordered attack on Pearl Harbor Tojo

Japanese admiral who planned attack on Pearl Harbor Yamamoto

Largest Japanese battle ship Yamato

Pearl Harbor day December 7, 1941

U.S. Pacific fleet commander Chester Nimitz

U.S. Third Fleet commander William “Bull” Halsey

“The Napoleon of Luzon” Douglas MacArthur

Fortress Island in Manila Bay lost to Japanese in 1942 Corregidor

Island site of first major U.S. offensive against the Japanese Guadalcanal

Five brothers killed in battle of Guadalcanal (Fighting) Sullivans

Naval battle off coast of Australia, 1942 Battle of Coral Sea

Naval battle in central Pacific, 1942 Battle of Midway

Largest sea battle in history of the coast off the Philippines Battle of Leyte Gulf

Island where the U.S. flag was raised on Mt. Suribachi Iwo Jima

Leader of 1942 air raid on Tokyo Jimmy Doolittle

Code name for U.S. atomic bomb project Manhattan Project

Man who headed the Manhattan Project Robert Oppenheimer

Plane that dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima Enola Gay

Enola Gay commander Paul W. Tibbetts

Name for Hiroshima bomb Little Boy

Plane that dropped atomic bomb on Nagasaki Bock’s Car

Name for Nagasaki bomb Fat Man

First conference site of Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill Teheran, Iran

African site of Roosevelt and Churchill’s 1943 conference Casablanca, Morocco

Asian site of Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill’s 1945 conferenceYalta (in the Crimea)

July, 1945 conference of Truman, Stalin and Churchill Potsdam (Germany)

Site where De Gaulle directed Free French government Algiers

Term for a female U.S. factory worker Rosie the Riveter

U.S. journalist killed in the Pacific, 1945 Ernie Pyle

Native American language used as code Navajo

Battleship where Japanese signed surrender Missouri

V-E (victory in Europe) Day May 8, 1945

V-J (victory over Japan) DayAugust 14, 1945

Plan to rebuild Europe after the war Marshall Plan

Army deserter executed in 1945 Eddie Slovak

Post-war prison where Rudolph Hess was held Spandau

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