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World at War: Part III
World War II
"This is my third World War II quiz. Good luck, and have fun!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
On September 1, 1939, Hitler started WWII with a "blitzkrieg" invasion of which European country?
The Soviet Union
What was the name of the battleship upon which the Japanese surrendered to General Douglas MacArthur?
U.S.S. West Virginia
Who was the German general (known as the "Desert Fox") who was forced to retreat into Tunisia (in North Africa), fled to Germany and later helped direct the building of, and defense of Hitler's Atlantic Wall?
During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the United States used the atomic bombs against Japan at which of these cities?
Nagasaki and Hiroshima
Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki
Hiroshima, Tokyo, Nagasaki, and Kyoto
Nagano and Hiroshima
Which two of these beaches were the primary US landing sites on D-Day.
Omaha and Sword
Juno and Sword
Omaha and Utah
Utah and Juno
Who was the president of the United States for most of World War II?
What word was created in World War II for violent crimes committed against groups with the intent to destroy the existence of the group?
What was significant about the Tuskegee Airmen?
All of these
They helped break down racial barriers and stereotypesin the US
They were known as the Flying Tigers
They helped save China from the Japanese before the US was involved in WWII
Who made the key decisions at Midway, commanded US naval and carrier forces during the battles of Midway, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the "Marianas Turkey Shoot"?
This battle was referred to as the "end of the beginning" by Churchill because it stopped the German advance toward the Suez Canal. What battle was it?
The Battle of Stalingrad
The Evacuation of Dunkirk
Second Battle of El Alamein
The Battle of Berlin
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