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World War II Knowledge
A recent study showed that American high school students were rather vague on American history. Do you know your World War II facts?

Nazi Germany's Operation Barbarossa was the planned attack on which country?
Poland

France

Soviet Union

Great Britain


What South American country declared war on Germany less than two months before fighting ended in the European Theater?
Argentina

Nicaragua

Cuba

Chile


Where was the July 22, 1944 Bretton Woods Conference held which spawned the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development?
New York City

Camp David

South Carolina

New Hampshire


What new type of warfare did Nazi Germany unleash on enemies in WWII known as "lightning war"?
Blitzkrieg

Wunderkind

Einvolkung

Endlosung


Who were the "Big Three" at the Yalta Conference?
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Josef Stalin, and Charles de Gaulle

Franklin D. Roosevelt Josef Stalin, and Adolf Hitler

Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, and Franklin D. Roosevelt

Winston Churchill, Stalin, and Franklin D. Roosevelt


The D-Day invasion of Normandy was entitledĚ
Operation Enduring Freedom

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Operation Dynamite

Operation Overlord


What two countries have not signed a peace treaty ending World War II?
Japan and Russia

Italy and Spain

Great Britain and Germany

Great Britain and Italy


Which Japanese Naval Commander famously said "I fear we have awakened a sleeping giantĚ" after the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor?
Admiral Kizuzzi

General Hiruki

Admiral Yamamoto


What battle is commonly believed to have turned the tide in favor of the U.S. in the Pacific Theater?
The Battle of Guadalcanal

The Battle of the Philippines

The Battle of the Coral Sea

The Battle of Midway




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