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The German Wehrmacht of World War Two

A quiz about the German Army of WW2. 12 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote 'Achtung Panzer!' before WW2, laying the foundations for German 'Blitzkrieg' tactics?

  • Manstein
  • Von Kleist
  • Guderian

2

What was the code name for the invasion of France in 1940?

  • Case Yellow
  • Case Red
  • Case Blue

3

Who commanded the 'Deutsches Afrikakorps'?

  • Von Rundstedt
  • Kesselring
  • Rommel

4

Who directed Operation Mercury, the Airborne invasion of Crete in 1941?

  • Klaus Hoffmann
  • Kurt Student
  • Hans Kluge

5

What was the most produced German armoured vehicle of the war?

  • Pz VI (Tiger)
  • Pz II
  • StuG III

6

How was the Panzer V known?

  • Panther
  • Leopard
  • Cheetah

7

In the German army, what was a 'Panzerabwehrkanone' or 'PaK'?

  • Assault gun
  • Self-Propelled artillery
  • Anti-tank gun

8

What was the code name for the invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941?

  • Lohengrin
  • Barbarossa
  • Valkyrie

9

Who commanded Army Group South in the invasion of Russia?

  • Von Rundstedt
  • Kluge
  • Guderian

10

Which Wehrmacht officer attempted to assassinate Hitler on July 20 1944?

  • Friedrich Fromm
  • Claus von Stauffenberg
  • Ludwig Beck

11

Which of these is the lowest Officer rank in the Wehrmacht?

  • Hauptmann
  • Oberst
  • Leutnant

12

The 'Ferdinand' Tank destroyer was known by which 'animal' nickname?

  • Maus (mouse)
  • Nashorn (rhino)
  • Elefant (elephant)

 

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