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1

Date of Pearl Harbor

How many planes/ boats/ people

Over 180 planes
10-12 battle battleships
2000 Americans

2

Who is only person to vote against ww2

Jenner rankin

3

When did Japan attack phillipines

Same day as Pearl Harbor dec 7 1941

4

Who was general in charge of phillipines

Douglas MacArthur

5

When did FDR order MacArthur to escape to the Philippines

March 1942

6

When did we surrender in the Philippines

April 9 1942

Historical significance

Largest take of prisoners

7

Battan death match was when

April 1942

8

June 42 battle of midway

Operation MAJIc

First major major battle

9

Battle of Guadalcanal August 42

First land battle

10

Oct. 44 Leyte golf

Largest navel battle finds 2/3rd of soldiers dead

11

Feb 45 Iwo Jima what is the mountain
What is the book

Surabatchi

Flags of our fathers

12

When was the fire bombing of Tokyo

How many dead

March 10 1945

13

How many city's did we firebomb in the summer of -945

60

14

April 25 last island before main land of Japan- kamikaze

100,000 Japanese dead 12000 American soldiers

Okinawa

15

Month and year we land in Africa

Nov. 42

16

Name of operation landing in Africa

Operation torch

17

Who was dessert fox

Erwin Rommel

18

Who leads in Tunisia

Eisenhower

19

July 43 the Op. Name for Sicily

Operation huskey

20

What year and month did we invade Italy

43

21

Date of d-day

June 6 1944

22

Op. Name of d-day

Operation overlord

23

Worst battle in history

Stalingrad

24

Date of the end of the war in Europe

April 1945

25

Day hitler commits suicide

April 30 1945

26

When does Harry Truman come into office

1945

27

Five reasons why we drop bomb

American lives
Russia
Intimidate Russia
Politics
Revenge

28

Aug. 6 1945

Drop bomb on Hiroshima

29

Aug. 9 1945

Nagasaki

30

How many dead at the end of the war

60 mil

31

3 things that we cut off from Japan

Money
Oil
Metal