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WWII Trivia #2

Based on the hints, name these people, places, battles, and words from World War 2.
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First submittedMarch 22, 2013
Last updatedJuly 13, 2015
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Winston Churchill quotes
Blood, toil, tears, and sweat
This was their finest hour
Japanese cities hit by atomic bombs
Germany's aerial bombardment of the UK in 1940 and 1941
The Blitz
Hitler's job title
Mussolini's nickname
Il Duce
General who said “I shall return”, when forced to leave the Philippines
Douglas MacArthur
Series of defenses that were supposed to protect France from Germany
The Maginot Line
German general called “The Desert Fox”
Erwin Rommel
Nickname for female factory workers in the US
Rosie the Riveter
Hitler's girlfriend
Eva Braun
Hitler's country of birth
Allowed Germany to annex parts of Czechoslovakia
Munich Agreement
American general called “Old Blood and Guts”
George S. Patton
German counter-offensive on the Western front in late 1944
Battle of the Bulge
Capital of “independent” France from 1940-44
City besieged by Germany between 1941 and 1944
Region of France stormed by the Allies on D-Day
Turning point of the Eastern Front in Europe
Battle of Stalingrad
level 71
Dec 7, 2013
If you are going to use an umlaut in the answer, then you should accept Fuehrer.
level ∞
Dec 7, 2013
Okay, fuehrer will work now.
level 56
Dec 7, 2013
Eva Braun was Hitler's wife.
level 77
Dec 8, 2013
She was his wife for about an hour, and was his mistress for years before that.
level 31
Apr 3, 2014
Eva Braun became Eva Hitler in the final hours. She became Hitler's wife, so I wouldn't consider her his girlfriend.
level 76
Jul 26, 2014
Thank you, Casablanca, for giving me Vichy.
level 85
Jan 26, 2015
add for Churchill's quotes:"We used to say that Greeks fight like hero's, but now we say that hero's fight like Greeks"
level 41
Jan 31, 2015
:) Churchill had many great quotes, especially during the war
level 76
Feb 4, 2015
"There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at with no result."
level 77
Jan 7, 2016
And now we say the Greeks fight for gyros.
level 56
Mar 25, 2019
gyroscopes? :)
level 56
Mar 25, 2019
It's spelt 'heroes'
level 39
Nov 1, 2015
Just Patton didn't work, normally you can just use last names
level ∞
Nov 1, 2015
Patton does work!
level 67
Dec 16, 2016
Great quiz. Can you accept Paton for Patton? I know it's not how he spelt it, but the pronunciation is close enough and there isn't always time to check spelling. It is a WW2 knowledge quiz rather than a spelling test.
level 56
Mar 25, 2019
@Algernon then you should know it's spelt 'Patton', and not 'Paton'
level 38
May 31, 2017
There is no question that the Japanese in WWII were sadistic, murderous SOBs. However, they did not systematically exterminate over 8 MILLION people in their death/concentration camps. That is the reason I believe more emphasis is placed on the European war.
level 77
Jun 12, 2017
Even if this were true... it would still be a pretty remarkably poor rationale. As if the Holocaust was somehow the only thing that mattered about World War 2? How would you ever even reach that conclusion? But... that aside... to cut and paste a bit: "R. J. Rummel, a professor of political science at the University of Hawaii, estimates that between 1937 and 1945, the Japanese military murdered from nearly 3 to over 10 million people"
Also, if you want to give yourself nightmares while at the same time destroying any notion that the Japanese were somehow less evil than the Nazis, read the Wikipedia article on Unit 731
level 38
Jul 17, 2017
I never said that the Japanese were less sadistic than the Nazis. My point was that the SYSTEMATIC execution of millions may have left more of an impression. By the way, 6 Million Jews were exterminated by the Nazis. However, millions more who were killed included Gypsies, The Insane, Certain religious groups (among them Jehovah's Witnesses), and anyone the Nazis deemed unsuitable.
level 77
Sep 30, 2018
My head is swimming at how you think this is even a relevant point.
level 37
Jun 15, 2017
How did only 44% get Rosie the Riveter? I mean, I guess that one isn't so obvious if you don't live in the U.S.
level 56
Mar 25, 2019
That's the only one I didn't get
level 68
Apr 28, 2019
Oh yeah, toil. "Blood, __, tears, and sweat" made me think it must be another bodily fluid! Tried spit... snot...