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Commanders of World War 2.

This quiz will test your knowledge of commanders who fought in WW2 on the Allies and the Axis. 12 Questions.

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He commanded the II Corps of the British Expeditionary Force at the Battle of France. Name the commander?

  • Field Marshal Alan Brooke
  • Field Marshal Harold Alexander
  • Field Marshal Archibald Wavell

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He won the Second Battle of El Almein. Also, he led all Allied ground forces during Operation Overlord. Name the commander?

  • Field Marshal Viscount Gort
  • General Claude Auchinleck
  • Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery

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He assisted in the strategic bombing campain against Germany. Name the commander?

  • Air Chief Marshal Arthur Harris
  • Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding
  • Marshal of the Royal Air Force Charles Portal

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He presided over the Japanese Unconditional Surrender in 1945. Also, he led the United Nations Command in the Korean War. Name this famous American genral?

  • General George C. Marshall
  • General Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • General Douglas MacArthur

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He commanded corps and armies in North Africa, Sicily, and the European Theater of Operation. His troops called him " old blood and guts." Name this American general?

  • General Mark Wayne Clark
  • General Omar Bradley
  • General George s. Patton

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He took command of the US Pacific after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Also, he turned around US Navy fortunes in the Battle of Midway. Name the commander?

  • Admiral Ernest King
  • Admiral William Halsey Jr.
  • Admiral Chester Nimitz

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He was the Commanding General of the US Army Air Forces during WW2. Name this general?

  • General Henry Arnold
  • General Iraclarence Eaker
  • General Carl Spaatz

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He successfully led the defense of Moscow, and later relived Leningrad. Also, led all Soviet armies at the Battle for Berlin. Name this Soviet commander?

  • Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky
  • Marshal Boris Shaposhnikov
  • Marshal Georgy Zhukov

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He commanded the 7th Panzer Division during the invasion of France. Also, he commanded the German forces at Normandy. Name this German general?

  • Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel
  • Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt
  • Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

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He was the Commander-in-Chief of the German Navy diring WW2. Also, he commanded the German submarines fleet. Name this German commander?

  • Admiral Erch reader
  • Admiral Eberhard Godt
  • Admiral Karl Donitz

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He forced the surrender of the Allies in the Battle of Singapore. Name this commander?

  • General Tomoyuki Yamashita
  • Field Marshal Hisaichi Terauchi
  • General Hideki Tojo

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He was the Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy during WW2. Also, he planned the attacks at Pearl Harbor and Midway. Name this very famous commander?

  • Admiral Osami Nagano
  • Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
  • Admiral Chuichi Nagumo