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Largest network of Nazi Concentration camps; liberated by the Soviets in January of 1945Auschwitz
89%
Location of the post-war military tribunals that prosecuted alleged Nazi war criminalsNuremberg
77.8%
Site of the largest Jewish ghetto in EuropeWarsaw
76.6%
Site of the first amphibious battle of the Pacific war where American casualties exceeded those of the JapaneseIwo Jima
73.1%
Name given to the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb on HiroshimaEnola Gay
73%
First commander of the Afrika Korps; committed suicide in 1944Erwin Rommel
69.8%
Generic term used to describe German tanks and armorPanzer
67.8%
Mediterranean island invaded by German airborne troops in May of 1941Crete
66.7%
Normandy Invasion beach primarily assaulted by Canadian troops on June 6th, 1944Juno Beach
64.1%
Operation code name for the German invasion of the USSR in June of 1941Barbarossa
58.7%
Code name of the 1944 Normandy invasionOperation Overlord
52.9%
Seat of the P├ętain collaborationist government in France from 1940 - 1944Vichy
52.3%
Japanese puppet state that existed in Northern China from 1932 - 1945Manchukuo
48.8%
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Official nickname of the B-17; nearly 13,000 built during the warFlying Fortress
47.6%
Island site of the first major Allied offensive in the PacificGuadalcanal
41.8%
Japanese Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet; present at Pearl Harbor and MidwayIsoroku Yamamoto
38.6%
Head of the collaborationist government in Norway; executed for treason in 1945Vidkun Quisling
30.2%
Site of the last German strategic offensive on the Eastern Front and largest tank battle in historyBattle of Kursk
29.2%
RAF fighter that accounted for 55% of all German losses during the Battle of BritainHawker Hurricane
29.2%
Most highly decorated general officer in Soviet history; present for the signing of the German instrument of surrenderGeorgy Zhukov
26.8%
Largest naval battle of the war; fought near the Philippines from October 23-26th, 1944Battle of Leyte Gulf
24.3%
Location of the August 1942 Allied amphibious assault on occupied FranceDieppe
20%
Mountain on which six U.S. Marines famously raised the American Flag on February 23rd, 1945Mount Suribachi
19%
Libyan port city besieged by Axis forces for 241 days in 1941; successfully relieved by the British Eighth Army during Operation CrusaderTobruk
18.2%
Codename for the British military intelligence obtained by breaking encrypted enemy communicationsULTRA
13%
Designator of the first class of the German elektroboats to become operationalType XXIII
1.9%

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