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Sea & Air battle: German destroyer ____ threatened allies in the Atlantic. (Sank British battle Cruiser Hood).
Bismarck
May 26, 1941-____ was sunk...a CRUCIAL naval victory.
Biscmarck
RAF bombers also began attacks on ____.
Germany
Stalingrad: All did not open an ____ Front despite Stalin's pleading in 1942.
Eastern
Aug.22 1942-Germans attack Stalingrad, major ____ city. Soviets launch counteraatack.
Industrial
German supply lines were out, battale and the cold devastated German troops-In February 1943, Germans ____...another CRUCIAL victory.
Surrendered
North Africa: British troops march against ____ from the East, while Allies were landing in Morroco & ALgeria. THey hoped to trap the Desert Fox in their ____.
Rommel
pincers
Rommel was caught between ____ & lost.
Allies
Rommel was right...Germans surrendered in May 26, 1943. ____ won CRUCIAL victory.
Allies
Invasion of Italy: Allies under command of Gen. ____ ____ captures Sicily in July 1943.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
King of italy arrested ____, dissolve the fascist party & signed secret act of surrender.
Mussolini
Germans took Rome & forced king to flee. ____ rescued Mussolini and put him in control of N. Italy.
Hitler
Allies marched up italian Peninsula-After ____-month artillery bombardment. Allies entered Rome in June 1944.
5
War in the Pacific: May 1942-Battle at ____ Sea; Allies defeat Japanese.
Coral
June 1942-Battle of ____; Americans end Japanese naval superiority in the Pacific.
Midway
What ended Japanese naval superiority?
Battle of Midway
Aug. 1942-Guadalcanal; Allies under Gen. ____ ____ attacked on land while admiral ____ ____ attacked by sea...Allied victory.
Douglas MacArthur
Chester Nimitz