Britain Takes a Toll
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Isolationism had a strong presence in the United States.
Who was a leader in the Keeping the U.S. Out of the European
2) The German U-boats
took their toll on Allied shipping. By
the end of the war, they sunk 175 warships.
How many merchant ships were sunk by the U-boats?
3) Charles de
Gaulle's Free French set up a base in Fort Lamy.
Where was Fort Lamy?
4) Sweden remained a
neutral country through out World War II.
What is the other European country that was allowed to remain
5) As the German army
occupied Europe, especially France, they confiscated art objects.
The U.S. National Archives, in 1945 dollars, estimated the value of
these art objects.
6) The German Luftwaffe
attacks Britain. Their first
primary objective was British ports and shipping.
The Royal Air Force suffers heavy losses in the first month of
What was the percentage that the RAF lost?
7) Operation Eagle
began on August 13, 1940. This
plan�s objective was RAF airfields and British aircraft factories.
However, the RAF begins to inflict heavy loosed on German bombers
When does the
German air force target civilian areas?
September 7, 1940
December 7, 1940
February 6, 1941
8) What new invention
aided the British to defeat the German Luftwaffe over Britain?
9) On September 27,
1940, Germany, Italy, and Japan signed the Axis agreement.
What was it called?
10) After the U.S.
draft was instituted, the first day for Americans to register for served
was October 16, 1940.
many signed up that day?