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What does "Blitzkrieg" mean?
Lightning War
What does N.A.Z.I. stand for?
National Socialist German Workers
What was Operation Sunflower?
German plan to send troops to North Africa to help out the Italians
Who were the Gestapo?
German secret police
The Storm Troops were the ________?
SA
Who invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939?
Germany
What was the Manstein Plan?
A German attack through the center of the French line
On D-day, the United States landed troops on what two beaches?
Utah
Omaha
The German plan to invade Greece was called what?
Operation Mariata
What was the Nazi-Soviet agreement?
Germany and Russia agreed that they would not attack one another for 10 years
Who were the Protective Detachments?
SS
Who was the dictator of Russia during WWII?
Joseph Stalin
What did the German army take over in 1936?
Rhineland
What were Kamikaze planes?
Japanese suicide planes
Who was the Prime Minister of Britain?
Winston Churchill
What was the alliance between Britain and France which stated that they would come to the aid of Poland?
Anglo-Polish Alliance
Who invaded Poland on Sept. 17, 1939?
Russia
What does "der Fuhrer" mean?
the leader
What city did the United States drop an atomic bomb on in 1945?
Hiroshima
What country did not fight on the side of Germany?
Albania
Where is Normandy located?
Northern coast of France
In the Battle of the Bulge, what army counterattacked the American army?
German
What was the most famous of the British fighter planes?
Hawker Hurricane
Operation Typhoon was a German attack on whom?
Moscow
What was the planned German invasion of Albania called?
Operation Alpine Violets
Who was the feared leader of the SD?
Heydrich
What was Operation Green?
German plan to invade Czechoslovakia
In the Battle of Midway, who did the United States defeat?
Japanese Navy
What was the planned German invasion of Poland?
Operation White
From the Fall of 1939 to the Spring of 1940, the war in Europe was known as the what?
Phony War
Operation Sea Lion was the planned German invasion of what country?
Britain
Who was the leader of the SA who was murdered?
Roehm
The largest German extermination camp was ____________.
Aushwitz
What was the German attack on the Russian city of Moscow?
Operation Typhoon
The SD was the __________ _________ of the SS.
Security Service
What small island did the United States Marines capture in 1945?
Iwo Jima
What were the 3 Russian cities that the Germans wanted to capture?
Leningrad
Moscow
Stalingrad
Who was the Italian dictator during WWII?
Mussolini
The British Army escaped from ________ in 1940?
Dunkirk
Who did Japan launch a full scale invasion of in 1937?
China
What country won the Battle of Stalingrad?
Russia
Who invaded Manchuria in 1931?
Japan
What was the German plan to destroy the British air force?
Operation Eagle
What was the failed British plan to capture the bridges in Holland?
Operation Market Garden
What was the hooked cross on the Nazi flag called?
swastika