Scavenger Hunt

Topics: World War II, Empire of Japan, Second Sino-Japanese War Pages: 4 (1117 words) Published: August 7, 2008
Scavenger Hunt
36. What was the estimated death toll in the bombing of Hiroshima? Nagasaki? The estimated death toll in the bombing of Hiroshima was over 100,000. http://www.cfo.doe.gov/me70/manhattan/hiroshima.htm

The estimated death toll in the bombing of Nagasaki reached around 70,000. http://www.cfo.doe.gov/me70/manhattan/nagasaki.htm

37. What was the largest problem faced by US troops and dependents in heavy military-based areas? The largest problem faced by US troops and dependents in heavy military-based areas was that they were the main target by enemies. Heavy military-based areas were the first to get attack to weaken the any counter attacks. http://www.jca.apc.org/wsf_support/2004doc/WSFJapUSBaseRepoFinalAll.html

38. Name the United States general who surrendered at the Battle of Corregidor? Date? On May 6 at noon, Wainwright made the decision to surrender Corregidor. http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1743.html

39. How were dogs used by the United States military in the PTO? ETO? United States military used dogs to any significant extent as auxiliaries to our fighting men when trained for sentry, messenger, scout, sled and pack duties. http://www.uswardogs.org/id24.html

40. Name the commanding officer that responded to a German demand for surrender with a one-word comment? What was the comment? The commanding officer that responded to a German demand for surrender with a one-word comment was General Anthony McAuliffe. The comment was “Nuts!” http://lifeinthegreatmidwest.blogspot.com/2005/12/to-german-commander-nuts-american.html

41. What group of women was captured at Corregidor? Where were they imprisoned? What distinction do they, as a group, hold as members of the US military? The group of women who were captured at Corregidor were Army and Navy nurses. They were imprisoned in Santo Tomas Internment camp in Manila, in the Philippines. The distinction they hold as members of the US military is that...
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