International Relations 1918-45

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Cause of WWII -1
Failure of collective security
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Cause of WWII- 2
Lack of fair peace treaties
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Cause of WWII- 3
Failure to disarm
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Cause of WWII -4
Failure to create strong E. Europe
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Cause of WWII- 5
Failure to create economic stability
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What was Article 231?
Blamed Germany and its allies for causing WWI
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What laws prevented the USA going into war?
Neutrality Acts 1935-39
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What would Globalists claim regarding Hitler?
Hitler intended to gain world domination and estblish a new order worldwide
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What would Structuralists claim regarding Hitler?
Hitler was a opportunist who was reactive rather than proactive
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What would Continentalists claim regarding Hitler?
Hitler only intended to conquer Europe
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Name a Globalist historian
Milan Hanner or Gerhard Weinburg
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Name a Continentalist historian
Hugh Trevor Roper or Ebehard Jackel
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Name a Structurlaist historian
Alan Bullock
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The Southern front
El Alamein and Monte Cassino
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War at sea
Battle of the Atlantic and Battle of Midway
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Western Front
Dunkirk, Fall of France, D-Day landings
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Eastern Front
Stalingrad, Leningrad, Battle of Kursk and Operation Barbarosa
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What did Churchill refer to Dunkirk as?
'Miracle of deliverance'
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When was the World Disarmament Conference?
1932-34
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What economic policy did Goering impliment in 1936?
4 year plan
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When was the Winter War?
1939-40
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How many MP's did France have 1918-39?
35
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When did France join the Little Entente?
1927
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Why did Hitler invade Poland when it would lead to war? 1
War had to happen by 1943-45 or other countris would have caught up wit German armament
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Why did Hitler invade Poland when it would lead to war? 2
Didn't believe Britain would actually go to war and if they did Hitler was confident of victory
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How could the LOFN be resonsible in part for Germany and Italys alliance?
Economic sanctions arguably pushed the two countries together
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Why did Japan leave the LOFN?
Invaded Manchuria in 1931 and were asked to withdraw so left. Showed LOFN as weak
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When did Germany join the LOFN?
1926
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What did WWII create in Europe that would lead to the Cold War?
Power Vacuum
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After which event did the USA join the war?
Pearl Harbour, December 1941
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Which trade agreement involved Russia and Britain in 1921?
Anglo-Russian Trade agreement
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Which Paris Peace treaty was revised by Lausanne in 1923?
Treaty of Sevres
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Which crime against humanity was comminted by the Soviet Union against the Poles in 1940?
Katyn Massacre
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Which atrocity was comminted by the Germans during the invasion of Russia in 1941?
Babi Yar Massacre
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When was the final solution decided upon?
1942
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When was Stalins 1st 5YP?
1928-32
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When was Stalins 2nd 5YP?
1933-37
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When was Stalins 3rd 5YP?
1938-41
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Why was the 3rd 5YP halted?
Germans launced Operation Barbarosa
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When did Stalin launch his Military Economic Plan?
1941
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Which 3 countries created the Little Entente in 1921?
Czechoslovakia, Romania and Yugoslavia
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Name the Turkish Nationalist leader who managed the revision of the Treaty of Sevres?
Mustafa Kemal
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Give an example of the spirit of pacifism in the 1920s
'All quiet on the western front' - Erich Remarque
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Name the only Eastern European country that managed to maintain a democracy by the late 1930s
Czechoslovakia
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When did Italy join WWII?
June 1940
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When was VE day?
8th May 1945
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Which events forced the surrender of Japan?
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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When did Japan surrender?
August 1945
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When was the Battle of Monte Casino?
Jan-June 1944
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Name the German propaganda minister
Goebells
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When did allies forces land on the Italian mainland?
August 1943
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Which country suffered the worst casualty rate?
Poland -17% Poles died in WWII
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How many Russian civillains were killed during WWII?
17 million
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Who was the Commander in charge of the U-boats?
Admiral Donitz
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Name the 2 main D-Day operations
Operation Neptune and Operation Overlord
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When did Italy invade the Balkans?
Spring 1941- delayed Barbarosa
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Name the German economic minister appointed in 1942
Albert Speer
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What was Hitlers codename for the invasion of Britain?
Operation Sealion
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Who led the 'Free French' forces?
General de Gaulle
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When was the Battle of Britain?
July-September 1940
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Which countries signed the Anti Comintern Pact in 1936?
Italy, Japan and Germany
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When did Hitler withdraw German signature from TOFV and reject Article 231?
January 1937
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