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British Commandos in WWII
"These remarkable soldiers were one of England's finest during the darkest days of WWII."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
When were British Commando units formed?
during the Battle of Britain
at the start of hostilities
right after Dunkirk
after the fall of Tobruk
How were the first members of the Commandos selected?
they were conscripted
they were volunteers
the British Admiralty selected them
they were remnants from shattered formations
Where did the name 'Commandos' come from?
the Boer War
the Afghan Wars
the English Civil War
Where was the first commando operation?
What vital item was recovered in Operation Claymore?
plans for secret weapons
Who did #11 Commando attempt to kill in a raid behind enemy lines in Libya?
What was the importance of the raid on Vaagso, Norway?
German losses in war material
Finland changed its policy toward the Allies
Sweden entered the war on the side of the Allies
Germany diverted resources to Norway
What did #2 Commando use to destroy the drydock at St. Nazaire?
Why was the raid on Dieppe a failure?
untried equipment was used
bad weather changed the plan
it was poorly planned
the Germans knew in advance
What did the 'Commando Order' tell the German armed forces to do with captured commandos?
take them prisoner
treat them as equals
use your discretion
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Compiled Aug 16 13