Jeopardy Review for WW II






More Europe


What was the rescue at Dunkirk?


After the fall of france, british citizens went in boats to rescue the troops

What date did Japan bomb Pearl Harbor?


December 7, 1941

What was the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940?


Peace time draft and established the Selective Service System

Unconditional surrender with Germany and Berlin split into 4 zones


What were some things decided at the Yalta Conference?

Concrete bunkers that are heavily fortified


What is a pillbox?

Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize for U.N.


Who was Cordell Hull?

What happened at the Battle of Britain?


The German Luftwaffe conducted 57 straight nights of bombing

These allowed us to be within bombing range of B-24’s


Why were the Gilbert Islands so strategically important?

How many Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps?




Dispute over communist and democratic states of Nations


What were some things decided at the Potsdam Conference?

2 artificial harbors


What was Mulberry Harbor?

When did Israel become a nation?


May 14, 1948

Allies were surprised by the attack and the Axis punched a bulge into the Allies front line


What happened at the Battle of the Bulge?

The Japanese would fight to the death and cause many casualties before victory.


What did the battle of Iwo Jima show?

How many women were working during the war?


18 million

Policy of containment for communism


What is the Truman Doctrine?

Code name for allied deception during the buildup to Normandy


What was operation fortitude?

the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish people.


What is anti-Semitism?

What was V-E Day


Victory in Europe

Carrier-vs-carrier engagement in which the Allies shot many Japanese planes


What is the “Great Marianas Turkey shoot”?

What things were rationed during WW II?


Gasoline, steel, rubber, coffee, butter, oil  and meat

Fund the European Recovery Program


What was the Marshall Plan?

Nazi plan to exterminate the Jewish people


What does “The Final Solution” mean?

a diplomatic policy aimed at avoiding war by making concessions to an aggressor.


What is appeasement?



How many Jews did Oskar Schindler Save?

The turning point of World War II in the Pacific


What was the battle of Midway?

What was the Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944?


Provided college, one year of unemployment compensation and loans for returning veterans.

September 2, 1945


When was the Surrender of the Empire of Japan?

Deportation and resettlement of Jews to a certain area of town.


What is Ghettoization?

Treaty of Versailles, fascism, failure

of the League of Nations, Japanese imperialism, economic worldwide difficulties


What were the Causes of World War II?


Name 2 aims of the United Nations


Bonus Question: To keep peace throughout the world.

To develop friendly relations between nations.

To work together to help people live better lives, to eliminate poverty, disease and illiteracy in the world, to stop environmental destruction and to encourage respect for each other's rights and freedoms.

To be a center for helping nations achieve these aims.