Chapter 220.127.116.11 Questions Section 3 (pg. 793) 1. Where did the French, who had a desire to continue fighting the Germans, escape to? 2. Who was the leader of the Free French Government? 3. What group undermined the Nazi war effort in France by engaging in acts of sabotage? Section 4 (pgs. 797-798) 4. Who was the commander of the German Military? 5. What African battle defeated the German forces in October? 6. What new phase did WWII take on June 22, 1941? 7. How did the United States and Great Britain respond to the German invasion of the Soviet Union? 8. What defensive method did the Soviets use against the Germans? Was it successful? Why or why not? Section 6 (pg. 804) 9. What was the significance of the Battle of Stalingrad? 10. Who led the American forces in North Africa? 11. Why did Stalin want the British and American troops to start a second front in Europe after the Allied victory in North Africa? 12. What plan did Churchill suggest instead? 13. Which plan did the Allies decide to put into practice, Stalin or Churchill’s? (pgs. 805-806) 14. What was Operation Overlord? What did the military call this campaign? 15. What is VE-day? When did it take place? Section 4 (pg. 799) 16. Who is Hideki Tojo? Section 6 (pgs. 805, 808-809) 17. What was the significance of the Battle of Coral Sea? 18. What was the significance of the Battle of Midway? (Hint: look in the page margin.) 19. What was the significance of the Battle of Guadalcanal? 20. What strategy did the Allies use to fight the Japanese in the Pacific? 21. How did President Truman respond to Japan’s refusal to surrender? 22. Where were the atomic bombs dropped? 23. What is VJ-day? When did it take place? 24. How many military men died in WWII? How many military men were wounded in WWII? How many civilians were killed in WWII?