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Battles of WW2.

This quiz will test your knowledge of important battles of WW2. 13 Questions.

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The ____ marked a major turning point in the Western Desert Campaign because it ended Axis hope of occupying Egypt?

  • Battle of Tunisia
  • Battle of Amiens
  • The Second Battle of El Alamein

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The ____ was the longest continuous military campaign in WW2, lasting from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945?

  • Battle of Antwerp
  • Battle of the Atlantic
  • Battle of the Coral Sea

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_______ was the code name for Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union that began on June 22, 1941?

  • Operation Barbarossa
  • Operation Z
  • Operation Sea Lion

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The _____ was Germany last major offensive campaign of the war?

  • Battle of Aachen
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Battle of Arnhem

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The _____ was an air campaign waged by the Luftwaffe against the RAF during the Summer and Autum of 1940?

  • Battle of Cambrai
  • Battle of Drazgose
  • Battle of Britain

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The _____ was fought from May 4-8 of 1942, it was the first major battle in the Pacific between Japan and the Allies?

  • Battle of Java Sea
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf
  • Battle of Coral Sea

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The _______ was fought between February 19- March 26 of 1945, it was the first American attack on the Japanese Home Islands?

  • Battle of Tarawa
  • Battle of Iwo Jima
  • Battle of Saipan

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The ______ per Military Historian John Keegan called it " the most stunning and decisive blow in the history of naval warfare?"

  • Battle of Manila
  • Battle of Pearl Harbor
  • Battle of Midway

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________ launched the invasion of Germany-occupied Western Europe by Allied forces?

  • Operation Overlord
  • Operation Cobra
  • Operation Market Garden

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The _____ was a suprise strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the US Pacific Fleet?

  • Battle of the Philippine Sea
  • Battle of Pearl harbor
  • Battle of the San Bernardino Strait

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The _______ took place on the Eastern Front was amongst the largest, and the bloodiest battle in the history of warfare?

  • Battle of Kursk
  • Battle of Stalingrad
  • Battle of Moscow

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The _____ was the first major offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of Japan in the South Pacific?

  • Battle of Tarawa
  • Battle of Guam
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

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The ______ was the first air raid by the US to strike the Japanese Home Islands?

  • Makin Island Raid
  • Doolittle Raid
  • Tatsinskaya Raid