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1 Solomon Islands Naval Battles
Test your knowledge of the Solomon Islands campaign when two evenly matched opponents slugged it out for control of the waters around Guadalcanal in 1942-43.
Average
20 Q
mstanaway
Apr 28 07
1677 plays
2 The Nanjing Massacre
A quiz about Japanese atrocities following the fall of the Chinese Republic's capital, also known as the Rape of Nanking. Though I have used discretion in writing these questions, this topic is not for the squeamish.
Average
10 Q
stuthehistoryguy
Dec 16 07
1395 plays
3 World War II - Pacific Theater
Test your knowledge of land, sea, air battles, important people and significant places of the War in the Pacific, 1941-1945.
Tough
20 Q
dmiles54
Nov 28 06
3192 plays
4 Fighting a Long Lost Cause
For most of the world, World War II ended in 1945. Nobody told that to Hiroo Onoda, and he kept fighting the lost war until 1974.
Tough
10 Q
illiniman14
Oct 15 09
600 plays
5 Castner's Cutthroats
During World War II, Japanese forces occupied U.S. territory for over a year. A small, brave band of soldiers call Castner's Cutthroats helped to dislodge them. Take this opportunity to learn about these heroes.
Average
10 Q
pshelton
May 14 08
504 plays
6 USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
This quiz is about the amazing history of the USS Indianapolis, and what many naval historians acknowledge was the greatest tragedy at sea during World War II.
Average
10 Q
Uga76
May 29 08
1461 plays
7 "Flags of Our Fathers" and Iwo Jima
James Bradley's father was one of the men who raised the American flag on Iwo Jima. Years later, he wrote of his father's experiences on Iwo Jima in the best seller "Flags of Our Fathers" (soon to be a film, directed by Clint Eastwood).
Average
15 Q
astorian
Feb 12 04
3543 plays
8 USAAF Aircraft of the Pacific
A short quiz about some of the USAAF aircraft from the Pacific Theater in WWII.
Average
10 Q
cwelch
Sep 02 07
2382 plays
9 Semper Fi, Mac
US Marines in WWII often said this to one another. This quiz is about those young men who answered the call after Pearl Harbor.
Average
10 Q
beterave
Oct 27 09
801 plays
10 Pearl Harbor: Day of Infamy
December 7th,1941 will forever be remembered as a day of imfamy.
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10 Q
beterave
Dec 12 10
936 plays
11 The Battle of Midway
The Battle of Midway was, without a doubt, a major turning point in history. Here is your chance to see if you know what really happened in that battle.
Difficult
10 Q
chetski
Mar 11 09
1392 plays
12 More Japanese Suicide Weapons of WWII
Some of these are well known and some require a bit of thought. Have fun.
Average
10 Q
beterave
Apr 05 10
420 plays
13 Major Boyington's Squadron: VMF-214
Robert Conrad depicted this real life Marine Squadron of WWII, enjoy.
Average
10 Q
beterave
Jun 13 10
327 plays
14 The Fall of Singapore (1942)
The great island fortress, impregnable Singapore, the Gibraltar of Eastern Asia. This quiz looks at how Singapore fell to the Japanese, an event that perhaps triggered a rise in nationalism throughout the colonies, long after the last shot was fired.
Average
10 Q
bertho
May 08 03
1935 plays
15 The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis
This is the story of the warship Indianapolis. Hope you enjoy it.
Average
10 Q
beterave
Feb 12 10
441 plays
16 The Battle for Okinawa
The information in this quiz is primarily taken from the 1973 book "The Battle for Okinawa" by Colonel Hiromichi Yahara, Senior Staff Officer of the 32nd Army. He was the highest ranking Japanese officer to leave Okinawa alive.
Difficult
10 Q
HurricaneBill
Sep 24 07
840 plays
17 The Guadalcanal Land Campaign
Guadalcanal was the first US land campaign in the Pacific. Semper Fi!
Tough
10 Q
beterave
Mar 21 10
381 plays
18 Midway: Turning Point in the Pacific
Midway was the turning point of the war in the Pacific. It proved the Japanese could be beaten after six months of setbacks.
Average
10 Q
beterave
Mar 05 11
609 plays
19 Japanese American Internment
How much do you know about the internment of the Japanese Americans?
Average
10 Q
Christa_Smith
Nov 28 07
1257 plays
20 WWII The Imperial Japanese Navy
A simple quiz about the WWII Imperial Japanese Navy, I'll give you a few details and you name the ship.
Tough
15 Q
deadmeat
Sep 21 01
1971 plays
21 The Doolittle Raid
One of the greatest feats during the darkest days of WWII. Have fun.
Tough
10 Q
beterave
Jan 12 10
606 plays
22 The Silent Service
This quiz will test your knowledge of US submarine actions in the Pacific Theatre in World War II.
Very Difficult
10 Q
hylander6
Oct 30 10
384 plays
23 The Japanese Occupation of Malaya
This is a quiz meant for school students in Malaysia, but everyone else in the world is free to play :)
Average
20 Q
WW2Master123
Jun 09 13
165 plays
24 'Life' in a Japanese POW Camp
What was it like to be a prisoner of the Japanese? This quiz will answer some of those questions.
Difficult
10 Q
beterave
Dec 01 09
615 plays
25 Don't Wake a Sleeping Giant
The quiz will explore the facts about the attack on Pearl Harbor and some WWll events thereafter.
Average
10 Q
lout62001
Mar 03 14
528 plays
26 Yamashita's Gold
This is my first history quiz. It is about Yamashita's Gold, or the Yamashita Treasure! Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
salami_swami
Nov 23 08
423 plays
27 The Real Bridge over the River Kwai
It was great movie but a far cry from the real bridge building by those unfortunates who were prisoners of the Japanese. This is for the survivors of that experience.
Tough
10 Q
beterave
Apr 14 10
288 plays
28 Battle off Samar
World War II, off the coast of of the Philippine island of Samar, the Japanese Center Force opens fire on Taffy III, a group of American escort carriers, escorted by ships known as tin cans for their lack of armor. America, must win.
Difficult
10 Q
tmothymorris13
Sep 28 13
144 plays
29 Peleliu: The Bitterest Battle of the Corps
Peleliu: this island battle is seldom talked about or written about. Here is a quiz in honor of those who went ashore there.
Average
10 Q
beterave
Feb 07 10
273 plays
30 The Japanese Soldier in WWII
They were called 'Soldiers of the Sun'. This quiz is about the Japanese infantryman in WWII.
Tough
10 Q
beterave
Nov 23 09
384 plays
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Last Updated Dec 05 14 8:39 AM


Some sample questions from this category:

* Pearl Harbor was the headquarters of the Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet. On December 7, 1941 who held that post?
* Who were the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy, respectively, at the outbreak of the war with Japan?
* Who was the Commanding General, U.S. Army Hawaiian Department on December 7, 1941?
* Who was United States Ambassador to Japan on December 7, 1941?
* Who was Chief of Naval Operations on December 7, 1941?


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