America Gets Closer to War
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America Gets Closer to War?
US World War II History Made Easy Quiz.
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The pre-war military buildup helped lift the United States out of the
how many Americans were unemployed?
2) Lend-Lease was
approved by Congress on March 11, 1941 in support of Great Britain.
By the end o 1941, about 12% of Britain's military equipment came
from the United States.
the end of the war, the percentage was 30%.
During the war, what is the percentage of food for Britain came
from the United States?
3) Yugoslavia resisted
joining Hitler in he Tripartite Pack.
On April 6, 1941, Germany sent troops into Yugoslavia.
When did they sign the armistice agreement?
April 10, 1941
April 17, 1941
April 30, 1941
4) Besides beginning
their attack on Yugoslavia, what other country did they attack on April 6,
5) In April 1941,
fearing war with Hitler, where did President Franklin D. Roosevelt send
troops and extended United States naval operations?
6) Hitler feared two
outposts in the Mediterranean.
began an attack on Malta.
was the other outpost?
7) What was the German
battleship sunk on May 27, 1941?
8) What was the name
of the United States destroyer sunk by a German U-boat on October 31,
1941, killing 115 sailors?
9) What German General
arrived in Africa and let his Afrika Corp against the British?
10) British and Free
French troops attacked garrisons in Syria and Lebanon.
What country backed the garrisons in these countries and other
parts of the Middle East?
Vichy - France