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The Pacific War-Part I
"This quiz covers some of the major players and early events of the Pacific War. Lots more to follow. Have fun!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Pearl Harbor was the headquarters of the Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet. On December 7, 1941 who held that post?
William F. Halsey
Richmond Kelly Turner
Chester W. Nimitz
Husband E. Kimmel
Who were the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy, respectively, at the outbreak of the war with Japan?
Henry L. Stimson and Cordell Hull
Frank Knox and Henry L. Stimson
Henry L. Stimson and Frank Knox
Cordell Hull and Frank Knox
Who was the Commanding General, U.S. Army Hawaiian Department on December 7, 1941?
Leonard T. Gerow
Charles D. Herron
Walter C. Short
Who was United States Ambassador to Japan on December 7, 1941?
Bertrand W. Gerhart
Frank B. Keefe
Harold L. Ickes
Joseph C. Grew
Who was Chief of Naval Operations on December 7, 1941?
Harold R. Starke
William S. Pye
Ernest J. King
H. Kent Hewitt
Who was Chief of the Japanese Naval General Staff at the outbreak of the war?
Who was the Japanese Ambassador to the United States on December 7, 1941?
What was 'Rainbow 5'?
Name of Japanese midget submarine
Call sign for Japanese scout plane
Basic U.S. Navy War Plan
Basic U.S. Army War Plan
Who was the Japanese tactical mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor?
What two U.S. aircraft carriers sortied from Pearl Harbor prior to the Japanese attack?
Hornet and Saratoga
Hornet and Lexington
Lexington and Enterprise
Saratoga and Enterprise
Who was Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet Intelligence Officer at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?
Edwin T. Layton
James E. Stafford
Joseph J. Rochefort
Rufus C. Bratton
The Combat Intelligence Unit in Hawaii was called?
What did the U.S. Navy call the Japanese Navy's operational code?
What was the name given to the Japanese diplomatic cipher?
What was the name of Admiral Nagumo's flagship for the Pearl Harbor attack?
The message sent from the Japanese Imperial General Staff to the Combined Fleet on December 8, 1941 (Japan time) which signaled for the attack to go forward was:
(Hint: Three Words. Third word has two i's.)
On September 24, 1941 the Japanese Foreign Ministry sent a message to the Japanese consulate in Honolulu requesting reports on ships at anchor in Pearl Harbor. What was this message called?
Bomb Plot Message
Pearl Harbor Plot Message
Ship Location Message
Pearl Harbor Grid Message
The Japanese diplomatic message which severed diplomatic relations with the U.S. contained how many parts?
After having read the latest decoded Japanese diplomatic message on the evening of December 6, 1941, President Roosevelt reportedly uttered the following three words to Harry Hopkins:
There were a number of investigations conducted into the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. What was the very first of these investigations called?
The Roberts Commission
The Hewitt Investigation
The Hart Inquiry
The Army Pearl Harbor Board
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