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WWII Quiz - Difficult

General WWII, Pacific and Europe
Last updated: January 05, 2013
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Where did Operation Overlord/Neptune take place?
Normandy
How many German planes were shot down in the Battle of Britain (round to nearest hundred)
2,698
What was the first town to be liberated in France?
Sainte Mere Eglise
Which month and year did Rommel die on?
October 1944
Most used British weapon? (Do not need to specify make)
Lee-Enfield
Most used US weapon?
M1 Garand
Who said "If we have power, we'll never give it up again unless we're carried out of our offices as corpses"?
Joseph Goebbels
Which battle holds the record for the costliest aerial combat? (still held today)
Battle of Kursk
Famous Japanese flagship
Yamato
What month and year did the Battle of Midway occur?
June 1942
What year did rationing begin in UK?
1940
Which month and year did Greece surrender to Germany on?
April 1941
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Where did Operation Torch occur?
North Africa
Name of plane which dropped bomb on Hiroshima
Enola Gay
Death count from explosion on Nagasaki at end of 1945?
80,000
Famous Bridge taken by British Airborne on D-Day
Pegasus Bridge
Only home British territory to be occupied by Germans
Channel Islands
Recognised leader of China in WW2
Chiang Kai-Shek
Two countries still technically at war
Japan and Russia
Weapon labelled "Best single weapon" of Island Hopping
M2A1 flamethrower
Mountain on Iwo Jima
Mount Suribachi
World organisation created due to WW2
United Nations
How many Russian soldiers killed or captured at Leningrad
1,000,000
Battle which opened the road to Paris
Battle of Falaise
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