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General World War II Trivia

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General World War II Trivia game quiz
"This is just a quiz about World War II. Good luck and, as always, thanks for playing."

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1. Which of these countries was invaded by Germany on September 1, 1939, thus unleashing WWII?
    Czechoslovakia
    Norway
    Poland
    France


2. What small port on the English Channel was the site of the evacuation of most of the British Expeditionary Force in 1940?
    Dunkirk
    Cherbourg
    Omaha Beach
    Calais


3. How many U.S. carriers were sunk by Japanese air attacks at Pearl Harbor?
    3
    1
    0
    2


4. What air battle provided a rallying point for the British people in the summer and early autumn of 1940?
    Battle of France
    Battle of Britain
    Battle of Germany
    Battle of Norway


5. What American General, leaving the Phillipines, said, 'I shall return'?
    Dwight Eisenhower
    Mark Clark
    George Patton
    Douglas MacArthur


6. In the D-Day landings, what landing beach made the least progress on the first day?
    Omaha
    Sword
    Utah
    Gold


7. What island battle has been immortalized through a picture of the flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi?
    Okinawa
    Iwo Jima
    Midway
    Guadalcanal


8. Forces from what country completed the capture of Berlin on May 1, 1945?
    Soviet Union
    Britain
    United States
    France


9. Where was the second atomic bomb ever used in wartime dropped?
    Hiroshima
    Nagasaki
    Tokyo
    Osaka


10. On what ship was the final surrender of Japan signed?
    USS Arizona
    USS Enterprise
    USS Missouri
    USS Wisconsin


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