Wwii: Chapters 12-14

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WWII: Chapters 12-14

  1. Why did Canadians greet the outbreak of WWII with far less enthusiasm than they greeted WWI? How did Canada prepare for war?

  1. How did the government’s role in World War II differ from its role in World War I?

  2. List three specific areas in which women’s roles changed during World War II.

  1. Explain what the phrase “Not necessarily conscription, but conscription if necessary” meant. Was this Mackenzie’s way of avoiding the issue, or was it a wise move to meet most people’s demands? How did it differ from the way conscription was handled in WWI?

Canada’s Role In Ending The War Ch. 14

______ 1. Code-name given to Hitler’s plan for the invasion of Britain A. Hong Kong

______ 2. Germany’s air assault on Britain B. Battle of Britain

______ 3. German port city devastated by allied bombers – ended in a firestorm C. Fat Man

______ 4. Code-name for blitzkrieg on the Soviet Union, June 22, 1944 D. Battle of Dieppe
______ 5. Dec. 7, 1941- 18 American ships, 349 aircraft, and 3581 combatants killed E. Holocaust

or injured

______ 6. Japanese overran the Canadians trying to defend this British possession, Dec. 1941 F. Pearl Harbour
______ 7. Ill-fated raid on a this French port – ended with staggering losses for the Canadian G. Erwin Rummel


______ 8. The “Desert Fox” H. Operation Sea Lion
______ 9. June 6, 1944 – Normandy I. Enola Gay
______10. The attempted extermination of the Jews J. Manhattan Project
______11. Where the details of the “Endlosung – the final solution of the Jewish problem” K. Operation Barbarossa

was planned

______12. The U.S. development of the Atomic bomb L. Hamburg
______13. The B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, August 6, 1945 M. D-Day
______14. The bomb dropped on Nagasaki, August 9, 1945 N. Hirohito
______15. The Japanese Emperor who commanded Japan’s surrender, August 9, 1945 O. Wannsee Conference

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