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Flashcards in World War II Deck (81):
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WW II: Leader of 1942 air raid on Tokyo

Jimmy Doolittle

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WW II: U.S. Third Fleet commander

William "Bull" Halsey

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WW II: Name for Nagasaki bomb

Fat Man

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WW II: Code name for D-Day invasion

Operation Overlord

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WW II: Postwar conference site of Truman - Stalin and Churchill

Potsdam - Germany

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WW II: Agreement by the U.S. to aid Britain with war materials

Lend/Lease

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WW II: Largest Japanese battleship

Yamato

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WW II: Location of decisive allied victory in North Africa

El-Alamein

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WW II: Nazi doctor known as the "Angel of Death"

Josef Mengele

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WW II: Nazi air force reichsmarschall

Herman Goering

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WW II: British leader who declared "Peace in Our Time"

Neville Chamberlain

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WW II: Largest land battle in history - central Russia

Battle of Kursk

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WW II: Allied Supreme Commander

Dwight Eisenhower

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WW II: Country invaded by Germany in 1939

Poland

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WW II: Code name for German invasion of the Soviet Union

Operation Barbarossa

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WW II: Russian who signed non-agression pact with Hitler

Vyachaslav Molotov

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WW II: American general of the 12th Army Group in Europe

Omar Bradely

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WW II: Site where De Gaulle directed Free French governement

Algiers

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WW II: "The Butcher of Lyon"

Klaus Barbie

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WW II: Head of the Vichy French government and WW I hero

Henri Petain

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WW II: Plan to rebuild Europe after the war

Marshall Plan

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WW II: First conference site of Roosevelt - Stalin and Churchill

Teheran - Iran

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WW II: Man who headed the Manhattan project

Robert Openheimer

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WW II: British leader following Chamberlain

Winston Churchill

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WW II: Nazi SS Chief

Heinrich Himmler

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WW II: Nazi architect

Albert Speer

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WW II: "The Napoleon of Luzon"

Douglas MacArthur

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WW II: D-Day beach with the most casualties

Omaha

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WW II: Island site of first major U.S. offensive against the Japanese

Guadalcanal

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WW II: Army deserter executed in 1945

Eddie Slovak

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WW II: V-J Day

September 2nd 1945

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WW II: post-war prison where Rudolph Hess was held

Spandau

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WW II: U.S. Pacific fleet commander

Chester Nimitz

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WW II: Site of Roosevelt - Stalin and Churchill's 1943 conference

Yalta (in the Crimea)

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WW II: Country invaded by Italy in 1939

Albania

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WW II: Response given by General McAuliffe at Bastogne

"Nuts!"

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WW II: Cooperation agreement signed by FDR and Churchill

Atlantic Charter

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WW II: French port where 337K soldiers were evacuated in 1940

Dunkirk

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WW II: French defense line facing Germany

Maginot Line

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WW II: Enola Gay commander

Paul W. Tibbetts

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WW II: Chief of the U.S. Army air forces

Hap Arnold

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WW II: African site of Roosevelt and Churchill's 1943 conference

Casablanca - Morocco

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WW II: American general of the 3rd Army in Europe

George S. Patton

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WW II: Seat of occupied French government

Vichy

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WW II: Most decorated U.S. soldier

Audie Murphy

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WW II: D-Day date

June 6th 1944

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WW II: Nazi captured in Argentina and hanged in1962

Adolf Eichmann

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WW II: Naval battle in Central pacific - 1942

Battle of Midway

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WW II: Battleship where Japanese signed surrender

Missouri

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WW II: German tank commander known as "Desert Fox"

Erwin Rommel

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WW II: Term for a female U.S. factory worker

Rosie the Riveter

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WW II: German pocket battleship scuttled in Montevideo harbor

Graf Spee

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WW II: Hitler aide who parachuted into Scotland

Rudolf Hess

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WW II: Nazi foreign minister

Joachim von Ribbentrop

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WW II: Nazi propoganda chief

Joseph Goebbels

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WW II: Code name for U.S. atomic bomb project

Manhattan Project

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WW II: Japanese Admiral who planned attack on Pearl Harbor

Yamamoto

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WW II: Japanese General who ordered attack on Pearl Harbor

Tojo

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WW II: Plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima

Enola Gay

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WW II: Island where the U.S. flag was raised on Mt. Suribachi

Iwo Jima

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WW II: German battleship that sunk the HMS Hood

Bismarck

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WW II: Hitler's mountain hideaway

Berchtesgarten

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WW II: Air battle between the RAF and the Luftwaffe

The Battle of Britain

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WW II: V-E Day

May 8th 1945

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WW II: Naval battle off coast of Australia - 1942

Battle of Coral Sea

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WW II: German "lightning war"

Blitzkrieg

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WW II: German secret state police

Gestapo

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WW II: Hitler's mistress

Eva Braun

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WW II: Top French General

Charles De Gaulle

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WW II: U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain at star of war

Joseph Kennedy

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WW II: British general in North Africa

Bernard Montgomery

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WW II: Pearl Harbor day

December 7th 1941

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WW II: Part of Czechoslovakia ceded to Germany by Munich Pact

Sudetenland

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WW II: U.S. journalist killed in the Pacific - 1945

Ernie Pyle

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WW II: Island in Manila Bay lost to Japanese in 1942

Corregidor

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WW II: Plane that dropped atomic bomb on Nagasaki

Bockscar

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WW II: Germany's final western offensive

Battle of the Bulge

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WW II: Native American language used as code

Navajo

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WW II: Head of Germany's V2 rocket program

Werner von Braun

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WW II: D-Day beaches

Omaha - Sword - Juno - Gold - Utah

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WW II: Name for Hiroshima bomb

Little Boy