GAME NAME:

WORLD WAR II

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EUROPEAN BATTLES

EURO-

PEAN

BATTLES

PEARL HARBOR

PEARL

HARBOR

THE AMERICAN HOME FRONT

THE HOME

FRONT

THE HOLOCAUST

THE HOLO

CAUST

RISE OF DICTATORS

RISE OF

DIC-

TATORS

POTPOURRI

POT-

POURRI

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Response 1

HITLER'S LAST OFFENSIVE IN

DECEMBER 1944 IN WHICH THE

SURPRISE GERMAN ATTACK

CAUSED A BIG BUBBLE IN THE

ALLIED LINES

BATTLE OF THE BULGE

AMERICA REACTED TO THE

FEAR OF A  JAPANESE ATTACK

BY DOING THIS TO OUR PLANES

AND SHIPS

BRINGING THEM INTO

PEARL HARBOR

CONFRONTATIONS BETWEEN

AMERICAN SAILORS AND

YOUNG MEXICANS IN LOS

ANGELES

"ZOOT SUIT RIOTS"

HITLER'S REASON FOR KILLING

ALL OF THE DIFFERENT

GROUPS HE KILLED

THEY WILL

CONTAMINATE THE

A SMALL GROUP OF JAPANESE

LEADERS IN THIS

ORGANIZATION GAINED POWER

IN THE 1930'S

MILITARY

SECRET JAPANESE CODE

DECIPHERED BY AMERICAN

INTELLIGENCE WHICH GAVE US

A HUGE ADVANTAGE IN THE

PACIFIC THEATER

MAGIC

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Response 2

IN 1940 WHEN THE GERMAN

BOMBERS RAIDED ENGLAND

NIGHTLY TO DESTROY THEIR

WILL TO FIGHT

BATTLE OF BRITAIN OR

"BRITAIN ALONE"

THE REASON THAT WE DID

NOT SEND OUT THE MESSAGE

OF A POSSIBLE ATTACK OVER

OPEN WIRES

JAPANESE WOULD KNOW

THAT WE HAVE MAGIC

THIS ORGANIZATION WAS

RESPONSIBLE FOR CHANGING

THE INDUSTRIES OVER TO WAR

MATERIALS

WAR PRODUCTIONS

BOARD

MAIN CONCENTRATION CAMP

THAT EXTERMINATED OVER 4

MILLION PEOPLE AND HAD 10

CREMATORIUMS

AUSCHWITZ

THIS CRUEL DICTATOR KILLED

UP TO TWENTY MILLION OF HIS

OWN PEOPLE AND SENT HIS

ENEMIES TO THE SIBERIAN

GULAGS

JOSEF STALIN

AMERICAN POLICY OF SELLING

THE ALLIES GOODS IF THEY

PAID AHEAD OF TIME AND

TRANSPORTED THE GOODS

BACK TO EUROPE

THEMSELVES

CASH AND CARRY

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600 POINTS


Response 3

WHEN BRITISH SHIPS RESCUED

337,000 BRITISH AND FRENCH

TROOPS FROM THE NORTHERN

COAST OF FRANCE

MIRACLE AT DUNKIRK

THE FIRST WARNING IGNORED

OF A JAPANESE ATTACK THAT

OCCURRED RIGHT OUTSIDE

THE HARBOR

JAPANESE MINI-SUB

SUNK

JAPANESE-AMERICANS WERE

PLACED IN THESE CAMPS, OR

ANOTHER WORD FOR

IMPRISONMENT

INTERNMENT

MAIN KILLING TECHNIQUE OF

THE NAZIS IN WHICH THEY

DECEIVED JEWS INTO

THINKING IT WAS A SHOWER

GAS CHAMBER

ITALY'S "IL DUCE" THAT

DEFEATED ETHIOPIA AND

JOINED HITLER IN THE

ROME-BERLIN AXIS

BENITO MUSSOLINI

1942 NORTH AFRICAN BATTLE

IN WHICH ALLIED

COMMANDERS PUSHED BACK

ROMMEL'S FORCES

EL ALAMEIN

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Response 4

DECISIVE BATTLE IN WHICH

SOVIET TROOPS HALTED THE

GERMAN ADVANCE INTO THE

SOVIET UNION. (350,000

GERMANS SURRENDERED)

BATTLE OF STALINGRAD

THE SECOND WARNING

IGNORED BY RADAR TRAINEES

ABOUT 7:00 AM

A LARGE GROUP OF

PLANES PICKED UP ON

NICKNAME GIVEN TO WOMEN

IN THE WORKFORCE,

ALTHOUGH NOT ALWAYS IN

THE AIRPLANE INDUSTRY

"ROSIE THE RIVETER"

ABLE BODIED JEWS WERE

USED AS THESE TO PRODUCE

WAR MATERIALS

SLAVE LABORERS

EVENT THAT MADE HITLER

WELL-KNOWN EVEN THOUGH IT

FAILED TO OVERTHROW THE

GERMAN GOVERNMENT

BEER HALL PUTSCH

STRATEGY THAT THE ALLIED

NATIONS TOOK WHEN

AMERICA ENTERED THE WAR

EVEN THOUGH WE WANTED TO

GO AFTER JAPAN

DEFEAT GERMANY FIRST

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Response 5

GERMAN OBJECTIVE WAS TO

CUT OFF U.S. SUPPLIES TO

GREAT BRITAIN AND THE

SOVIET UNION

BATTLE OF THE

ATLANTIC

NAME TWO OF THE THREE

THINGS THAT THE JAPANESE

FAILED TO DESTROY, THUS

NOT GIVING THEM A TOTAL

VICTORY

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS,

FUEL AND MUNITIONS

THE TWO MAIN WAYS THAT

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

FINANCED THE WAR EFFORT

WAR BONDS AND

INCREASED INCOME

GERMAN WAR CRIMINALS

WERE PUNISHED AT THESE

AFTER WORLD WAR II

NUREMBERG TRIALS

WHILE IN PRISON HITLER

SHOWED HE HATED THE

TREATY OF VERSAILLES AND

WANTED TO CONQUER

EUROPE IN THIS BOOK

MEIN KAMPF

TERRIBLE INCIDENT IN THE

PHILIPPINES WHERE AMERICAN

AND FILIPINO PRISONERS WERE

FORCED TO MARCH TO A

PRISON CAMP

BATAAN DEATH MARCH

 CATEGORY:   

RESULTS OF THE WAR  

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 CLUE:   

EVENT THAT STARTED EVENBEFORE WORLD WAR II ENDEDBETWEEN THE UNITED STATESAND SOVIET UNION  

 Response:   

THE COLD WAR

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PACIFIC BATTLES

PACIFIC

BATTLES

D-DAY

D-DAY

THE MANHATTAN PROJECT

MAN-

HATTEN

PROJECT

TERMS

TERMS

HITLER'S PRE-WAR EXPANSION

HITLERS

EXPAN-

SION

HODGE PODGE

HODGE

PODGE

CLUE 1

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400 POINTS


Response 1

THE LARGEST NAVAL BATTLE

IN HISTORY THAT ALLOWED

MACARTHUR TO KEEP HIS

PROMISES TO THE PHILIPPINES

LEYTE GULF

DATE OF THE INVASION

JUNE 6, 1944

THIS MAN'S LETTER URGED

FDR TO START BUILDING AN

ATOMIC WEAPON

ALBERT EINSTEIN

"DIVINE WIND" OR JAPANESE

SUICIDE PILOT LATE IN THE

WAR

KAMIKAZE

HITLER'S EXCUSE FOR THE

EARLY EXPANSION INTO

NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES

UNITE GERMAN

SPEAKING PEOPLES

THE KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT

RENOUNCED THIS ACTION BY

NATIONS

WAR

CLUE 2

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800 POINTS


Response 2

JAPANESE FOUGHT TO THE

DEATH ON THIS ISLAND AND

EVEN THE CIVILIANS

COMMITTED SUICIDE BY

JUMPING OFF CLIFFS. (WITHIN

B-29 BOMBER DISTANCE OF

JAPAN)

SAIPAN

THE TWO WEATHER

CONDITIONS NECESSARY IN

ORDER FOR THE LANDING TO

BE SUCCESSFUL

HIGH TIDE FOR

LANDING AND FULL MOON

THE PROJECT WAS SO SECRET

THAT THIS MAN DID NOT EVEN

KNOW ABOUT IT BEFORE FDR'S

DEATH

HARRY S. TRUMAN

THE DISTRIBUTION OF SCARCE

GOODS BY USING A COUPON

BOOK

RATIONING

IN 1936 HITLER'S FIRST

ADVANCE WAS TO THIS

GERMAN REGION OCCUPIED BY

FRENCH TROOPS

RHINELAND

THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS

WORLD WAR II OCCURRED

WHEN THE JAPANESE INVADED

THIS RESOURCE RICH AREA OF

CHINA IN 1931

MANCHURIA

CLUE 3

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1200 POINTS


Response 3

REALLY SMALL ISLAND THAT

AMERICA TOOK IN 1945.

AMERICAN MARINES HOISTED

AN AMERICAN FLAG ON THE

HIGHEST POINT OF THIS

ISLAND

IWO JIMA

THE MAIN REASON THAT THE

GERMANS BELIEVED THE

ALLIED LANDING WAS GOING

TO HAPPEN AT CALAIS

CLOSEST POINT

BETWEEN ENGLAND AND

THE REASON WE HAD TO

DEVELOP THE ATOMIC BOMB

AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE

THE GERMANS WERE

WORKING ON IT

GIVING IN TO YOUR ENEMY'S

DEMANDS IN ORDER TO

MAINTAIN PEACE

APPEASEMENT

AT THE MUNICH CONFERENCE

ENGLAND GAVE HITLER THE

SUDETENLAND, PART OF THIS

COUNTRY

CZECHOSLOVAKIA

MAGIC ALLOWED US TO

ATTACK THE JAPANESE

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS IN FRONT

AT THIS TURNING POINT

BATTLE IN THE PACIFIC

MIDWAY

CLUE 4

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1600 POINTS


Response 4

THIS SIX MONTH BATTLE

PROTECTED AMERICAN

SHIPPING TO AUSTRALIA AND

GAVE US AN AIRFIELD TO

FINISH FOR OUR USE

GUADALCANAL

HITLER'S MISTAKE AFTER THE

AMPHIBIOUS ALLIED LANDING

AT THE NORMANDY BEACH

FAILED TO MOVE

GERMAN TROOPS FROM

THE MAIN REASON THAT

HARRY S. TRUMAN DECIDED TO

DROP THE ATOMIC BOMBS

TO SAVE AMERICAN

LIVES

THE GERMAN STRATEGY OF

"LIGHTNING WAR"

BLITZKRIEG

HITLER SIGNS THIS

AGREEMENT WITH THE SOVIET

UNION IN ORDER TO FREE UP

GERMANY FROM A

TWO-FRONT WAR

NONAGGRESSION PACT

POLICY THAT REPLACED CASH

AND CARRY AND CALLED FOR

THE U.S. TO LEASE WAR

MATERIALS TO NATIONS

WHOSE DEFENSE WAS VITAL

TO AMERICAN SECURITY

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Response 5

LAST MAJOR PACIFIC BATTLE

IN APRIL 1945 IN WHICH THE

ALLIES CAPTURED THIS CLOSE

ISLAND TO JAPAN. (STILL A U.S.

BASE TODAY)

OKINAWA

13,000 OF THESE WERE SENT IN

BEHIND ENEMY LINES TO

DESTROY GERMAN DEFENSES

BEFORE THE BEACH LANDINGS

PARATROOPERS

THE TWO JAPANESE CITIES

THAT HAD THE ATOMIC BOMB

DROPPED ON THEM

HIROSHIMA AND

NAGASAKI

AMERICAN STRATEGY IN THE

PACIFIC OF TAKING ONLY

STRATEGIC ISLANDS AND

SKIPPING OTHERS

ISLAND HOPPING

GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE

PROMISED TO DECLARE WAR

ON GERMANY IF THEY

ATTACKED THIS NATION,

WHICH DID START WORLD WAR

II

POLAND

THE BIG THREE DECIDED TO

MAKE THE UNITED NATIONS,

DIVIDE GERMANY INTO FOUR

ZONES, AND THE SOVIETS

WOULD FIGHT JAPAN AT THIS

CONFERENCE

YALTA

 CATEGORY:   

RESULTS OF THE WAR  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

EVENT THAT STARTED EVENBEFORE WORLD WAR II ENDEDBETWEEN THE UNITED STATESAND SOVIET UNION  

 Response:   

THE COLD WAR

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