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WWII First Names

Based on the last name, guess the first names of these prominent WWII personalities.
If multiple answers fit, guess the more well-known
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First submittedMay 25, 2014
Last updatedJuly 23, 2014
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First
Last
Winston
Churchill
Franklin
Roosevelt
Douglas
MacArthur
Bernard
Montgomery
Adolf
Hitler
Benito
Mussolini
First
Last
Erwin
Rommel
Kai-Shek
Chiang
Hermann
Göring
Hideki
Tojo
George
Patton
Charles
de Gaulle
First
Last
Philippe
Petain
Robert
Oppenheimer
Chester
Nimitz
Georgy
Zhukov
Joseph
Stalin
Heinrich
Himmler
First
Last
Wernher
von Braun
Karl
Dönitz
Curtis
LeMay
Harold
Alexander
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level 77
Jul 22, 2014
I thought it was Charlie Chang. and I got Georgy Zhukov, thanks to reading several histories of the battle for Stalingrad, but I thought it was spelled Georgi. Can't believe I got him but couldn't think up Werner.
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level 77
Aug 7, 2019
Did much better this time. Only missed the last 3.
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level 65
Jul 22, 2014
Could you please accept J. Robert for Oppenheimer as well as Robert. It was his full name.
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level ∞
Jul 23, 2014
My bad. J. Robert and Julius will work now.
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level 51
Jul 22, 2014
Isn't Chaing the first name and Kai-Shek the last name?
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level 76
Jul 22, 2014
That one threw me, too, although I should have known it.
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level 48
Jul 26, 2014
We usually don't switch name order when talking about Chinese people in English, which is why you know him as Chiang Kai-shek, but I'm glad to see the quizmaster made the distinction of which is ACTUALLY the "first name".
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level 40
Jul 22, 2014
I thought it was Monty Montgomery. That's how I know him.
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level 62
Jul 22, 2014
I don't really know what to say about the 2% of people that didn't get Adolf Hitler.
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level 61
Sep 3, 2019
Well, there are people that dont know the last name of elvis. He is much more often called by his last name than his full name, and it is not a very common name, so the moment you cant think of it, it is hard to drag it up from the depths. Everybody has mmoments the can;t think of the simplest of things. So you know what it says, that they are just human.

Sometimes I forget the names of people I have known for years, hell sometimes even family members, (aunts an uncles etc, not my sisters name for instance, though both my mom and dad, often call us the wrong name, like a quarter of the time! though it has gotten less lately I think) (And no we dont look alike and are not the same age, we are almost 5 years apart)

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level 67
Jul 23, 2014
So how did Chiang Kai-Shek wind up with the initials PF?
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level 77
Jul 29, 2014
Did you guys watch The World Wars on the History Channel recently? Pretty good program. I liked the way they decided to approach the narrative- focusing on several important figures (Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Roosevelt, Tojo, Churchill, etc) and how they evolved from WW1 through the end of WW2... my only complaint would be that they seemed to miss an opportunity by saying virtually nothing about Stalin before/during WW1. I just finished reading the book Young Stalin, and there were a lot of interesting bits they could have thrown in there. Would have been good to develop his character since he became so important during WW2. They focus more on the younger versions of Hitler and Churchill, though.
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level 68
Feb 2, 2015
Actual history on the History Channel? I'm shocked.
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level 77
Aug 7, 2019
yeah it's remarkably and sadly rare but once in a long while they do something good.
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level 59
Jun 15, 2016
Petain's first name was actually Henri
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level 17
Dec 10, 2018
You misspelled Josef Stalin
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level 41
Jun 18, 2019
True
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level 40
Jul 2, 2019
I'm sure you mean Jason Alexander.
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level 61
Sep 3, 2019
I suck at history.. 7/22 it makes me feel slightly better though that the average isnt like 18 as i was sort of expecting. but 10!