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What strategic narrow strait was the focus of a major campaign between Australian and Japanese forces in 1942?

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A) Solomon Islands
B) Strait of Malacca
C) Bismarck Sea
D) Kokoda Track

Which Japanese city was the second to be attacked with an atomic bomb?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Hiroshima
B) Tokyo
C) Yokohama
D) Nagasaki

Which of the following was a major Nazi concentration and extermination camp?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Dachau
B) Buchenwald
C) Auschwitz
D) Bergen-Belsen

Which of the following was NOT one of the Allied Powers during World War II?

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A) France
B) Italy
C) United States
D) United Kingdom

Which country declared war on Germany just hours after the UK did in 1939?

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A) United States
B) Soviet Union
C) Canada
D) France

What was the name of the British operation to evacuate troops from Dunkirk in 1940?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Operation Dynamo
B) Operation Torch
C) Operation Neptune
D) Operation Market Garden

Who was the highest-ranking Nazi official to be captured and tried at the Nuremberg Trials?

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A) Heinrich Himmler
B) Rudolf Hess
C) Joseph Goebbels
D) Hermann Göring

What was the main Japanese fighter plane used during World War II?

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A) Mitsubishi A6M Zero
B) Nakajima Ki-43
C) Kawasaki Ki-61
D) Kawanishi N1K

Which aircraft was nicknamed the "Flying Fortress"?

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A) Spitfire
B) B-24 Liberator
C) B-17 Flying Fortress
D) P-51 Mustang

Who was the leader of the Free French Forces during World War II?

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A) Charles de Gaulle
B) Philippe Pétain
C) Maurice Gamelin
D) Henri Giraud

Which naval battle was considered the turning point in the Pacific war against Japan?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Battle of Coral Sea
B) Battle of Midway
C) Battle of Guadalcanal
D) Battle of Leyte Gulf

Which battle is considered the turning point of the war on the Eastern Front between Germany and the Soviet Union?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Battle of Kursk
B) Siege of Leningrad
C) Battle of Stalingrad
D) Operation Barbarossa

Which battle was considered the turning point of the war on the Eastern Front?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Battle of Moscow
B) Siege of Leningrad
C) Battle of Stalingrad
D) Battle of Kursk

In which Pacific battle did kamikaze attacks first become a significant tactic used by the Japanese?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Battle of Midway
B) Battle of Leyte Gulf
C) Battle of Iwo Jima
D) Battle of Coral Sea

What was the code name for the German invasion of the Soviet Union?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Operation Barbarossa
B) Operation Neptune
C) Operation Torch
D) Operation Weserübung

Who was the Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) General Patton
B) Field Marshal Montgomery
C) General MacArthur
D) General Eisenhower

What was the main purpose of the Nazi policy known as the "Final Solution"?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) Economic recovery
B) Territorial expansion
C) Genocide of the Jews
D) Forming the Axis alliance

Which event is commonly considered the beginning of World War II?

Knowledge / World War II Trivia /

A) The bombing of Pearl Harbor
B) The signing of the Treaty of Versailles
C) The invasion of Poland by Germany
D) The Battle of Britain

 

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