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Major Campaigns of WW2

written by: bas191
 
An easy quiz, accessible to anybody who wants to get quickly acquainted (if not already) with one of the darkest periods in the 20th century.

Question 1:


'Peace in our time' were the famous words by Chamberlain when he returned to the UK from which meeting?
Conference of Munich
Conference of Yalta
Conference of Teheran
Conference of Washington

Question 2:


On May 10th 1940, Germany invaded France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Which country bore the main thrust?
Belgium
Luxembourg
The Netherlands
France

Question 3:


What was the objective of Operation Sea Lion?
The conquest of Britain
Commando raid on Dieppe to test Atlantic Wall defenses
Mining of the Norwegian coast to avoid German invasion
Cutting British supplies at sea

Question 4:


The Battle for Stalingrad is widely considered to be the turning point in the war against Germany, since for the first time in the war, a German army was decisively defeated. However, another battle would be decisive for the outcome of WW2. Which battle was this?
D-Day in Normandy
Operation Market Garden
The Ardennes offensive - 1944
The Battle of Kursk

Question 5:


Where did the biggest amphibious operation during WW2 take place?
Italy
Okinawa
Normandy
Africa

Question 6:


During the German Blitzkrieg in the West (1940), Italy was initially reluctant to aid its ally and stayed on the sideline.
True
False

Question 7:


What was the importance of the Allied victory at Remagen during WW2?
The allies showed that they could co-operate in unison, despite the many nationalities.
The allies were able to force large number of German forces to surrender.
The allies got hold of the Industrial Ruhr area.
The allies managed to get bridgeheads over the Rhine river.

Question 8:


In their attempt to knock Italy out of WW2, the Allies met a fierce competitor on the Italian peninsula. Which German general gave the Allies such a hard time?
Kesselring
Rommel
Guderian
Paulus

Question 9:


On May 18th 1941 this German Battleship left harbor, to harass English merchant ships in the Atlantic and was sunk on her maiden voyage.


Question 10:


At the Naval battle of Mers-El-Kebir in 1940, the British Navy made a devastating blow against the Italian Navy.
True
False

 


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