Flashcards in WWII: Home Front/Bataan Death March WS Deck (50)
How much of the US fleet was destroyed at Pearl Harbor?
December 7, 1941 was a day that "will live in __"
Did most people know the president could not walk?
Did homes have TVs in them?
Within sight of NJ, what did the Germans do?
While the president spoke on February 23, 1942, what did people look at?
With what did the president move people?
How many months did it take to convert the auto industry to war production?
What was Detroit dubbed?
A new bomber came off the line every __ minutes
Between 1940-1944, women in the war related workforce rose by how much? How many women was that? What percentage of the workforce was that?
460%; 19,000,000; 1/3
What plane was known as the Flying Fortress?
In one month, how many tanks were made? Planes?
Ships could be assembled in __ days instead of the usual one year
What types of items were collected?
materials for war
What rallied people in hatred of the enemy?
What did Americans think of the Japanese?
cockroaches, monkeys, subhuman
What did Executive Order 9066 do?
All Japanese be removed from West Coast of US
How did teenage girls change in the 1940s?
grew up quickly, marry younger
Who came at the right movement to become a cultural figure?
Did letters home tell of the horrors of war?
How many continents did Americans fight on?
How many casualties were there by the end of 1943?
How would people be notified that a loved one died?
Knock on a door
What was placed in the windows of the people who lost a loved one?
What was the largest military operation in US history? When was it?
D-Day, June 6, 1944
How did people react when FDR died?
very sad, shocked
Who was the president after FDR?
What showed Americans that the Japanese would fight until the end?
suicidal kamikaze attacks