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Invasion of this country triggered Britain and France entering warPoland
81.2%
Island know for a flag raisingIwo Jima
75.8%
Emperor of JapanHirohito
73%
German submarineU Boat
71.7%
Soviet Union invaded this country in 1940Finland
67.6%
Place where the British escaped FranceDunkirk
67.1%
Major turning point for the US in the PacificBattle of Midway
64.3%
This conference was the second meeting of the Allied 'Big Three'Yalta Conference
58.4%
Leader of German propogandaJoseph Goebbels
55.3%
One of the 5 beaches of the Normandy landing which the British attackedSword
48.1%
This day marked the end of the war on both frontsVJ Day
44%
German unit under RommelAfrika Corps
41.9%
Site of Japanese war crimes and the killing of hundreds of thousands of civiliansNanking
41.4%
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Largest tank battle of the warKursk
41.1%
Bill passed by Congress allowing vital aid to the alliesLend Lease Act
41.1%
Largest battle the US would fightBattle of the Bulge
40.6%
Most decorated general officer in Soviet and Russian historyGeorgy Zhukov
37.5%
First naval battle where both sides fought only with aircraftCoral Sea
33.4%
This 1944 resistance movement in Poland ultimately failed resulting in over 150,000 civilians killed and the city mostly destroyedWarsaw Uprising
32.6%
Name of a German bomber used in the Battle of BritainJunkers Ju 88
32.4%
Allied plan to end the war by Christmas 1944. Ultimately failed and included heavy fighting in the city of ArnhemOperation Market Garden
31.6%
Most decorated ship of the warUSS Enterprise
27.2%
Name given to what would have been the first day of the Invasion of JapanX-day
24.9%
The Japanese boasted that it would take 1 million men 100 years to take this island. Only 17 of the almost 4000 Japanese survived the battleTarawa
21.1%
The bridge at this city was vital in the US crossing of the Rhine.Remagen
18.8%
A Merchant ship used by the allies with concealed weapons used to lure in U boatsQ ship
13.9%
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