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World War II Terms

Can you name the terms connected to the World War II?
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Last updated: August 27, 2021
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German submarine
U-boat
Soldiers that fight mostly on foot
Infantry
Secret effort by the Allies to make the first atomic bombs
Manhattan Project
German tanks and other armored vehicles
Panzers
A large military unit
Battalion
An area where Jews were forced by the Nazis to live
Ghetto
The German army in North Africa
Afrika Korps
Japanese suicide pilot
Kamikaze
Soldiers who dropped from planes by parachute
Paratroops
French forces in exile after 1940, led by De Gaulle
Free French
US agency for spies and sabotage
OSS
Use of radio waves to detect aircrafts
Radar
Small group of soldiers often 20 or so.
Platoon
Political system based on state ownership
Communism
Hand-held weapon that fires and explosive missile
Bazooka
An explosive device that detonates when struck
Mine
Political system in Italy and Germany from 1920s and 1930s
Fascism
The nations fighting against the Allies
Axis
Powered projectile that travels underwater
Torpedo
A small bomb thrown or fired from a rifle
Grenade
Very large warship with big guns
Battleship
Name for Germany under Nazi rule
Third Reich
German "lightning war"
Blitzkrieg
The mass murder of Jews and other minorities by Nazis
Holocaust
Armored land vehicle with a large cannon
Tank
Army unit with about 15,000 soldiers, guns and vehicles
Division
Members if the National Socialist German Workers party
Nazis
Soldiers specially trained to carry out surprise attacks
Commandos
Artillery gun that fires shells high in the air
Howitzer
The highest award for members of British forces
Victoria Cross
The German air force
Luftwaffe
The Nazi secret police
Gestapo
Disguise, such as mottled paint or clothing
Camouflage
Vehicle able to travel on water and land
Amphibious
Soldiers trained to land from ships
Marines
Marksman with a rifle, shooting from a distance
Sniper
Code name for Allied invasion of Normandy
D-Day
Deliberate damage to equipment or transport links
Sabotage
A war fought by people not part of regular armed forces
Guerrilla war
Small warship used to hunt submarines
Corvette
Britain's Royal Air Force
RAF
A stabbing knife fitted to the barrel of a riffle
Bayonet
The Resistance in Nazi-occupied France
Maquis
Rifle with a short barrel
Carbine
Highest army rank in British and German armies
Field marshal
Fighters opposing an enemy who has occupied their country
Resistance
A country not involved in war
Neutral
Highest rank in the navy
Admiral
Commander of an army and highest rank in US army
General
German machine for encoding secret messages
Enigma
B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb
Enola Gay
Sound-echo device for detecting submarines
Sonar
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