$200 Overlord Operation name – D Day
$400 Dynamo Operation name - Dunkirk
$600 Husky Operation Name – Sicily/Italy
$800 Sealion Operation name – invasion of Britain
$1000 Barbarossa Operation name – Invasion of Soviet Union
$200 Enola Gay Name of the plan that dropped the first atomic bomb
$400 Cancer/leukemia What was a lasting effect of the atomic bombs?
$600 Save USA soldiers lives, Japan will never surrender, saves other Asian peoples lives Name one reason the US gave for dropping the atomic bomb
$800 August 6 1945 Date of Hiroshima
$1000 August 9, 1945 Date Nagasaki
$200 Irony – Nuremburg laws – Nuremburg trials Why did they choose Nuremburg for the trials?
$400 Rudolph Hess, Shneck etc Name one Nazi official who was charged
$600 Himmler, Goebbels Name one famous Nazi officer who committed suicide and therefore did not face judgment (not Hitler)
$800 Geneva Under what convention allowed for fair treatment of POW’s?
$1000 Crimes against humanity / treatment of inmates in concentration camps Nazi war criminals were charged with crimes against humanity mostly because of a result of their __________
$200 Aircraft carrier / USS Enterprise What was not in the harbor that should have and thus saved the Americans from total disaster?
$400 Dec 7, 1941 What was the date of Pearl Harbor?
$600 NO – did not destroy the harbor, never took it over, didn’t destroy all the fleet Was Japan successful in their attack at Pearl Harbor?
$800 2403 or 2400 How many US died?
$1000 Needed to slow down the Americans so they (Japanese) could continue conquests in Asia – upset about American involvement in China What was the major reason for Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor?
$200 September 1, 1939 Date for the invasion of Poland
$400 Non-aggression treaty between Germany and Soviet Union – also secret agreement to carve up Poland What is the Nazi-Soviet Pact
$600 Conference regarding German agression in Czechoslovakia – Britain, France, Italy gave Sudetenland to Germany What was the Munich Conference
$800 1936 What year did Hitler re-occupy the Rhineland?
$1000 With the German invasion of Poland When did Britain and France finally abandon appeasement?
$200 Last Nazi offensive in the Ardennes forest What was the battle of the bulge?
$400 To leave the Germans nothing when they left – more difficult for the Germans to survive During the invasion of the Soviet Union, why did the Russians use the scorched earth policy?
$600 Allied meetings regarding what to do with Germany (strategy meeting) What is the Tehran and Yalta conferences?
$800 Finland and the Soviet union Which country was fighting during the Winter War?
$1000 Fall of France (1940), Operation Barbarossa (June 22, 1941), Pearl Harbor (1941), Bulge (44-45) Which is the correct chronological order for the WWII events listed below: Attack on Pearl Harbor Battle of the Bulge Operation Barbarossa Fall of France
$400 Defeat of German airforce, didn’t loose their island – able to continue the fight What makes the Battle of Britain a Turning point?
$800 Was the first US stronghold in the pacific Why was Guadalcanal significant for the US?
$1200 Gave US the advantage – Japan naval superiority destroyed Why is Midway a Turning Point?
$1600 Defeat of German army – the beginning of the eastern push back to Germany Why is Stalingrad a turning point?
$2000 Germany never got the oil in the area + allowed for allied invasion of Italy Why is El Alamein a Turning point?
$400 Final Solution What is the name given to the solving of the Jewish problem?
$800 6 million How many Jewish peoples died as a result of the Holocaust?
$1200 Special force of the SS told to kill Jewish people What was the Einstasgruppen?
$1600 Auschwitz, Sobibor, Belzec etc. Name one extermination camp
$2000 Selection – process of deciding who is fit to work and those who go to gas chamber, Destruction through work – process of working prisoners to death What is the process of selection and destruction through work?
$400 The Japanese reasoning for taking land - imperialistic What is the greater east asia co-prosperity sphere?
$800 Rape, torture of Chinese civilians by the Japanese soldiers What happened at Nanking?
$1200 China (manchuria, 1931!) Which war began first – Japan’s war with China or Japan’s war with Guam?
$1600 Pu Yi What is the name of the puppet emperor of Manchuko?
$2000 US strategy of taking the important Japanese strongholds to get within bombing range of Japan- avoids excessive casualties What is the strategy of Island hopping?
$400 sonar Radar is to the battle of Britain as _________ is to the battles of the Atlantic
$800 Aircraft carriers and planes What weapons would win the war of the Pacific
$1200 German rocket – revenge weapon What is a V1 or V2 rocket?