Which of the following events led most directly to the end of World War II in Europe?

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Which of the following events led most directly to the end of World War II in Europe?

  • the D-Day invasions
  • the Battle of Stalingrad
  • the Red Army’s capture of Berlin
  • the suicide of Hitler in May of 1945

Answer: The Red Army’s capture of Berlin led most directly to the end of World War 2 in Europe.

Explanation

Even though the D-Day invasions and the Battle of Stalingrad were important events that led to the end of World War II, the event that led most directly to the end of World War II in Europe was the Red Army’s capture of Berlin.

Edgenuity US History Course:

During World War II, the battle that turned the tide of war against Germany on the eastern front was the
Battle of the Bulge.
Battle of Sicily.
Battle of the Atlantic.
Battle of Stalingrad.
Battle of Stalingrad.
During World War II, the United States was a member of the
Allies.
Axis.
United Nations.
League of Nations.
Allies.
In 1941, who commanded US troops in Europe?
Douglas MacArthur
George Patton
Franklin Roosevelt
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
During World War II, Germany was a member of the
Allies.
Axis.
United Nations.
League of Nations.
Axis
Which of the following occurred after Allied forces invaded the Italian mainland in September 1943?
German forces retreated from Italy.
Axis forces repelled the Allies.
Italian forces quickly surrendered.
Allied forces declared victory in Europe.
Italian forces quickly surrendered.
During World War II, which of the following pairs were Axis nations?
France and Great Britain
Germany and Italy
Germany and the Soviet Union
Italy and the Soviet Union
Germany and Italy
Which Allied nation controlled the Suez Canal in North Africa?
Great Britain
Egypt
Japan
the United States
Great Britain
During World War II, Germany tried to capture the Russian city of Stalingrad because
it was the site of atrocities committed by Stalin.
it had a strategic location along the Volga River.
it had a large and persecuted German population.
it was where aggression against Germany was centered.
it had a strategic location along the Volga River.
During World War II, which pair were Allied nations?
France and Germany
Germany and Italy
Great Britain and the Soviet Union
Great Britain and Japan
Great Britain and the Soviet Union
Who was the leader of an Allied nation during the war in Europe?
Adolf Hitler
George Patton
Benito Mussolini
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
Which of the following events led most directly to the end of World War II in Europe?
the D-Day invasions
the Battle of Stalingrad
the Red Army’s capture of Berlin
the Battle of the Bulge
the Red Army’s capture of Berlin
When it first entered World War II, why did the United States agree to commit most of its resources to the war in Europe?
Stalin assured Roosevelt that the Soviet Union could deal with Japan.
Roosevelt felt the other thirty percent was needed to defend the US mainland.
Roosevelt did not feel the United States needed to engage Japan.
Roosevelt felt that Germany was more of a threat than Japan.
Roosevelt felt that Germany was more of a threat than Japan.
What was the outcome of the Battle of El Alamein?
American forces drove German troops out of Egypt.
Operation Torch became a victory for the Allies.
British forces defeated the Afrika Korps.
Axis forces retreated to Tunisia.
British forces defeated the Afrika Korps.
Which of the following best describes the 1942 Allied strategy in North Africa?
The Allies advanced on Axis troops in Libya from both east and west, trapping them in the middle.
The Allies pushed Rommel’s troops out of Egypt and trapped them against more Allied forces in the west.
The Allies first fought Rommel in Morocco and Algeria, then moved eastward into Egypt.
The Allies landed along the coast and eventually pushed Rommel’s troops inland.
The Allies pushed Rommel’s troops out of Egypt and trapped them against more Allied forces in the west.
Which of the following was an important challenge of fighting a two-front war for the Allies?
preventing the spread of a two-front war to North America
identifying generals to lead in both theaters of the war
supplying the troops across a huge part of the globe
limiting the ability of Germany and Japan to combine forces
supplying the troops across a huge part of the globe

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