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Quiz Updated Mar 8, 2012

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EVENT MISSING WORD % Correct
German troops invade __ , Britain and France declare war on Germany 2 days laterPoland
97.6%
The Tripartite Pact is signed in Berlin by Germany, Japan and __Italy
88.4%
'A date that will live in infamy' as Japan launches a sneak attack on the American fleet at __ HarborPearl
87.2%
Hitler triumphantly tours __ , the recently defeated capital of a major European powerParis
86.5%
As the Soviets close in, __ commits suicide in his bunker in Berlin, his corpse is immediately incineratedHitler
83.2%
The United States drops an atomic bomb on __ , Japan, followed 3 days later by a second bomb on Nagasaki, 150 000 - 250 000 people are killedHiroshima
81.6%
Winston Churchill replaces Neville __ as Britain's Prime MinisterChamberlain
78.7%
Germany begins its attack of the Soviet city of __ , which becomes one of the bloodiest battles in the history of warfare with 2 million combined casualties Stalingrad
75%
Italian partisans capture and kill __ , his body is hung from a lamppost in Milan the next dayMussolini
74.8%
A major German counter-offensive from the Ardennes breaks the American lines in The Battle of the __Bulge
73.2%
Germany begins the 872 day long Siege of __ , a Soviet city currently known as St. PetersburgLeningrad
73.1%
General __ becomes Supreme Allied CommanderEisenhower
71.3%
A photograph captures the iconic image of the American flag being raised on __ __ (2 words)Iwo Jima
71.1%
The Battle of __ begins, culminating in a decisive RAF victory over the Luftwaffe several months laterBritain
70.5%
General __ , 'The Desert Fox' and commander of the Afrika Korps, arrives in TripoliRommel
69%
EVENT MISSING WORD % Correct
SS Leader Heydrich holds the Wannsee Conference to coordinate the 'Final Solution of the __ Question'Jewish
68.2%
The Soviets liberate __ , the infamous concentration camp that was the site of 2 million murdersAuschwitz
67.6%
The Battle of __ begins, resulting in the loss of 4 Japanese aircraft carriers in a decisive American victoryMidway
61.3%
US and British airborne divisions make the first landings on the island of __ and meet fierce resistance from Italian and German troopsSicily
59.9%
War crimes trials for several prominent Nazi members begin in __ , GermanyNuremberg
59%
The desperate evacuation of over 300 000 Allied troops from the beaches of __ beginsDunkirk
58%
The British capture of U-110 gives them access to the invaluable '__ Machine' which allows them to decipher German codesEnigma
54%
The Soviet Union invades __ , suffering over 300 000 casualtiesFinland
53.8%
Named after a medieval German ruler, Operation __ begins as Germany attacks the Soviet Union with 3.5 million men, 3350 tanks and 1945 aircraftBarbarossa
49.3%
Germany launches the first __ rocket attacks, 3000 were used on London and AntwerpV-2
49%
D-Day, 156 000 British, American and Canadian troops land at 5 beaches in Normandy: Omaha, Utah, Gold, Sword and __Juno
45.8%
After a long pursuit, The __ , a massive German battleship, is sunk with a loss of over 2000 livesBismarck
44.1%
78 000 US and Filipino troops begin the 65 mile '__ Death March'Bataan
38.8%
Japan formally surrenders aboard the American battleship USS __Missouri
35.8%

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