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Name a Valid Answer - World War II

For each selected category, enter any valid answer which fits.
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Quiz by Gassu
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Last updated: October 25, 2019
First submittedSeptember 12, 2019
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Major Axis powers
Germany | Japan | Italy
Battles with more than 1,000,000 deaths
Leningrad | Stalingrad | Berlin | Moscow
Major conferences of the "Big Three" Allied leaders
Tehran | Yalta | Potsdam
Battleships destroyed in the Attack on Pearl Harbor
Arizona | California | Maryland |
Nevada | Oklahoma | Pennsylvania |
Tennessee | West Virginia
European countries neutral and uninvaded
throughout the war
Ireland | Liechtenstein | Portugal | Spain |
Sweden | Switzerland | Vatican City
Countries invaded or absorbed by Germany before 1939
Austria | Czechoslovakia (parts)
Ghettos with more than 100,000 interned Jews
Warsaw | Łódź | Budapest | Lviv | Minsk
D-Day beaches
Gold | Juno | Omaha | Sword | Utah
Modern-day countries that were the site
of an Italian colony in 1939
China | Eritrea | Ethiopia | Libya | Somalia
Large German cities (> 500k) that got > 50% destroyed
Cologne | Düsseldorf | Dortmund |
Dresden | Frankfurt | Hamburg
Largest modern-day cities occupied by Germany
(excl. present-day Germany)
Paris | Kiev | Amsterdam | Warsaw | Copenhagen
Largest modern-day cities occupied by Japan
(excl. present-day Japan)
Guangzhou | Shanghai | Jakarta | Manila | Seoul
Notable Nazis captured in South America after the war
Klaus Barbie | Adolph Eichmann | others ...
Neutral countries invaded by the Allies
Iceland | Iran
One of Churchill's books in the series
"The Second World War"
The Gathering Storm | Their Finest Hour |
The Grand Alliance | The Hinge of Fate |
Closing the Ring | Triumph and Tragedy
Churchill said "we will fight on the beaches".
Where else will we fight?
France | seas | oceans | air |
landing grounds | fields | streets | hills
5-star U.S. army generals
Hap Arnold | Dwight Eisenhower |
Douglas MacArthur | George Marshall
Pacific theater battles with at least 25,000 U.S. casualties
Okinawa | Iwo Jima | Luzon
Most-produced U.S. or British planes
Spitfire | B-24 Liberator | P-47 Thunderbolt |
P-51 Mustang | Hawker Hurricane
Code names of the atomic bombs dropped on Japan
Little Boy | Fat Man
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level 60
Sep 12, 2019
Great Quiz!
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level 38
Sep 13, 2019
^ ++++1
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level 72
Sep 13, 2019
Paris is bigger than Copenhagen and Prague and Amsterdam etc. Paris was not part of Vichy controlled France, it was Nazi Occupied.
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level ∞
Oct 16, 2019
This has been amended.
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level 25
Sep 13, 2019
Wasn't Leipzig destroyed in WWII? It was one of the largest cities in Germany before the war
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level 73
Oct 18, 2019
Leipzig's destruction rate was at 20% (compared to Berlin's 33% and Bochum's 83%). For more on this, see here (reference 156)
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level 67
Oct 16, 2019
Interesting. I hadn't a clue on the ships that were sunk in Pearl Harbour, I knew the Yorktown was there and she survived.
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level 77
Oct 16, 2019
According to the table at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategic_bombing_during_World_War_II, other German cities that were more than 50% destroyed include: Bochum, Bremen, Dessau, Hagen, Hanover, Kassel, Mainz, Mannheim, Nuremberg, and Stettin.
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level ∞
Oct 17, 2019
I'll let @Gassu address this if he wants to.
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level 73
Oct 18, 2019
You're absolutely right, cpgatbyu! I forgot to add an important detail. Should be fixed soon.
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level 63
Oct 17, 2019
Alliance does not work as in "The Grand Alliance"
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level ∞
Oct 17, 2019
Fixed
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level 63
Oct 17, 2019
Also, clarify that you mean the First Edition of "The Second World War". I've listened to the condensed Four edition series, and there is also a twelve edition series.
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level ∞
Oct 17, 2019
There is no need for a clarification.
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level 62
Oct 17, 2019
multiple editions of WWII ? Let's hope not!
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level 77
Oct 17, 2019
Kept thinking that I must have typed in the B-17 wrong... but apparently not a right answer. Finally got that one with 4 seconds remaining by switching my answer to Spitfire.
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level 65
Oct 17, 2019
In Churchill's speech he specifically mentions fighting "in France" and "on the seas and oceans." Can you add that?
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level 73
Oct 18, 2019
Thanks, I've added France, seas, oceans and air
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level 68
Oct 25, 2019
Countries invaded or absorbed by German before 1939 should be Countries invaded or absorbed by GermanY before 1939
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level ∞
Oct 25, 2019
Okay, fixed