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1

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Directed the atomic bomb project development

2

What was the code name for the Allie's invasion of France?

Operation Overlord

3

What is the policy of giving in to demands to try and solve a problem?

Appeasment

4

What kind of government tries to manage every area of its citizen's lives?

Totalitarian Government

5

Joseph Stalin

leader of the Soviet Union

6

Adolf Hitler

Nazi leader in Germany

7

Hideki Tojo

Minister of War for Japan

8

What were the three Axis powers?

Germany, Japan, Italy

9

What act reinstituted the draft?

The Selective Training and Service Act

10

What was the name of the project to build the atomic bomb?

the Manhattan Project

11

Benito Mussolini

Dictator of Italy - a fascist

12

Hirohito

Emperer of Japan

13

Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

To try to get the U.S. to sign a truce

14

What were the Big Three Allied powers?

United States; Great Britain; Soviet Union

15

Harry Truman

President who ordered the dropping of the atomic bomb

16

What agreement gave the Sudetenland to Germany?

Munich Agreement

17

Winston Churchill

Britain's Prime Minister who was inspirational