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World War II, The Pacific Theater

written by: ksumadness
 
From Pear Harbor to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, test your knowledge on the war in the Pacific.

Question 1:


While the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was extremely successful, it could have been much worse. Which of these statements is not a reason why?
The Oil Tank farms and Machine shops were left undamaged
The Submarine Base was never hit
All 3 US Pacific Fleet aircraft carriers were not in port and were undamaged
Half of the U.S. Battleships were on maneuvers in Alaska at the time of the attack

Question 2:


Who was the US Naval Commander in charge at Pearl Harbor, at the time of the attack?
Husband Kimmel
William "Bull" Halsey
Chester Nimitz
Walter Short

Question 3:


While it can be argued, most historians agree that this major naval conflict was the turning point in the war in the Pacific for the Allied Forces.
Battle of the Coral Sea
Okinawa
Midway
Wake Island

Question 4:


What word in Japanese means "Way of the Warrior"?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:

View the provided image.
What island was this photograph taken on?
Okinawa
Iwo Jima
Guadalcanal
Wake Island


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Question 6:

View the provided image.
General Douglas Macarthur never actually said "I shall return" when withdrawing from the Philippines.
False
True


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Question 7:


Most people are familiar with the Japanese suicide pilots "Kamikaze" that harassed allied ships toward the end of the war. However, the Japanese had another form of suicide attack that was less well known. Which of the following were they called?
Banzai
Kaiten
Kabuki
Yamamoto

Question 8:


What was the name of the offensive strategy that the allied forces used in the Pacific, against the Japanese?
Island Hopping
Island Jumping
Clean Sweep
Island Sweeping

Question 9:


Little Boy and Fat Man were the nicknames given to the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
False
True

Question 10:


Had the atomic bombs not been dropped and the Japanese not surrendered, a planned invasion by the Allies would have commenced. What was the code name for this planned invasion?
Downfall
Dynamo
Payback
Revenge

 


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