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D-Day

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"A quick quiz on the subject of D-Day."

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1. D-Day was part of a large scale operation. What was the code-name of this operation?
    Victory
    Neptune
    Overlord
    Sealord


2. Who was the supreme commander of the operation?
    Winston Churchill
    Harry Truman
    Bernard Montgomery
    Dwight Eisenhower


3. Where did the Germans believe the attack would take place?
    The Netherlands
    Pas de Calais
    Germany (North West, near Hamburg)
    Norway


4. Which of the following was NOT one of the code-names of beaches that would be landed on?
    Juno
    Shield
    Sword
    Gold


5. Which of the following was unusual?
    Flame throwers
    The massive casualties
    The invasion itself
    DD tanks


6. Which day did D-Day take place?
    December 6th,1943
    July 4th,1944
    February 14th,1945
    June 6th,1944


7. Which beach ended up with the most casualties?
    Omaha
    Gold
    Juno
    Utah


8. The Pointe du Hoc stood out from the other invasion sites because of what?
    The attack was unexpected and there was no resistance
    The attack did not stand out
    The casualties were zero to minimal
    It was not a beach but a sheer cliff that had to be scaled


9. What did the "D" in D-day stand for?
    It meant "dark", meaning that the commanders had a vague idea on the outcome of the battle
    The "D" stood for "decimate"
    It was simply the first letter of the word "day" marking an important event
    It meant nothing, it was just what the commanders called it


10. Was the D-Day a success?
    Yes, but at the cost of many casualties
    No, They were repelled on June 6th and tried again the next day
    Yes, but for the Germans only
    No, it was a flat-out loss for both sides


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