the Soviet Union stood to benefit more than Nazi Germany.
Nazi Germany stood to benefit more than the Soviet Union.
neither side really trusted the other.
both sides were sincere in honoring every aspect of the agreement.
The Rape of Nanking
was committed by American forces to get revenge for Japan's attack on the Philippines.
resulted in the surrender of China.
resulted in the defeat of an entire Japanese army.
was an atrocity that killed around 250,000 Chinese civilians.
D-Day was significant because it
opened up a major second front against Germany.
resulted in the immediate surrender of all German forces.
meant that the Jews would be killed.
drove German troops out of Stalingrad.
As a result of the Munich Conference in 1938, Germany was allowed to take possession of
The German invasion of the Soviet Union
began very well but did not result in a victory.
started slowly but resulted in the defeat of the Soviet Union
resulted in a stalemate.
made moderate progress at first and ended when the British sent reinforcements.
Appeasement refers to the
Allies' effort to defeat Germany.
Allies' attempts to satisfying Germany's demands and, therefore, hopefully avoid war.
Soviet Union's invasion of Germany.
efforts by the Allies to get Japan to surrender.
"Hitler knows that he must break us in this island or lose the war...Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty and so bear ourselves that....men will...say, 'This was their finest hour.'" This quote was said
after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
prior to D-Day.
during the Battle of Britain.
in reaction to Blitzkrieg.
By sending troops to the Rhineland, Germany was violating the terms of
Treaty of Versailles.
Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact.
All of the following were members of the Axis Powers EXCEPT
was directly responsible for the Rape of Nanking.
died during the attack on Hiroshima.
led the Japanese government during World War II.
led the group of Japanese that wanted to surrender to the United States.
Prior to World War II, the British adopted a policy of appeasement for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
strong suspicions about American imperialist intentions.
the belief that Treaty of Versailles was unjust.
the strong desire to prevent another war.
a greater fear of communism than of fascism.
The Lend-Lease Act
placed a high tariff on all Japanese goods.
provided war material to the Soviet Union but not Great Britain.
allowed American companies to sell weapons to Great Britain but not the Soviet Union.
made military equipment available to Great Britain and the Soviet Union.
The "Final Solution" referred to the decision to
drop nuclear weapons on Japan.
exterminate the Jews and Gypsies of Europe.
open a major second front against Germany.
invade the Soviet Union.
the name of the German air force.
a type of defensive warfare that made extensive use of trenches.
the name of Hitler's elite military force.
quick mobile attacks by German forces.
World War II was finally brought to an end by the
conquest of Berlin.
invasion of Normandy.
surrender of Hitler.
Japanese surrender after atomic bombs had been dropped on two cities in Japan.