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WWII Decoder

Guess each short answer. Then combine the first letters of each answer to make a Churchill quote.
Except for the quote, all the answers are a single word
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Last updated: August 4, 2019
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First submittedJune 6, 2015
Times taken43,460
Average score64.0%
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Hint
Answer
W
Churchill's first name
Winston
E
German code machine
Enigma
S
Blood, toil, tears, and this
Sweat
H
City hit by Little Boy
Hiroshima
A
City where Anne Frank hid
Amsterdam
L
Germany's Air Force
Luftwaffe
L
Besieged Soviet city
Leningrad
F
Rommel: The Desert ___
Fox
I
Axis country
Italy
G
Nazi secret police
Gestapo
H
The Shoah
Holocaust
T
Japanese Prime Minister
Tojo
O
D-Day was part of this operation
Overlord
N
Region of the D-Day landings
Normandy
 
Hint
Answer
T
Roosevelt's successor
Truman
H
Pearl ______
Harbor
E
The E in V-E day
Europe
B
American rocket launcher
Bazooka
E
Nuclear bomber: _____ Gay
Enola
A
Forest region where the
Battle of the Bulge was fought
Ardennes
C
WWII movie with Humphrey Bogart
Casablanca
H
The führer himself
Hitler
E
Nazi war criminal captured in Argentina
Eichmann
S
Symbol on the Nazi flag
Swastika
 
Quote
We shall fight on the beaches
26 Comments
+2
Level 74
Jun 7, 2015
Excellent quiz. Thank you!
+3
Level 71
Aug 25, 2015
This one is great! Glad I have found your website! Thank you!
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Level 68
Oct 13, 2015
Typed every variation of Schutzstaffel I could think of for gestapo. Mistaken!
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Level 79
Aug 23, 2017
That would give a slightly different edge to the final quote.
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Level 78
Dec 4, 2018
We shall fish(t) on the beaches. Much more peaceful.
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Level 60
Aug 5, 2021
D-day for the poor fishies.
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Level 76
Oct 14, 2015
I didn't do as well on everything else, but I found it funny that I guessed the final quote just after answering the first question.
+3
Level 55
Oct 16, 2015
Bogart also starred in Sahara which takes place in North Africa during World War II
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Level 72
Aug 14, 2019
So you're saying they should have fought on the beashes?
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Level 72
Mar 19, 2017
Never heard of 'The Shoah' before. Learn something new every day
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Level 55
Aug 23, 2018
same
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Level 55
Aug 23, 2018
I like the fact that you have to figure out a quote using the first letter of the answer. even though it was pretty easy, I still had fun!
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Level 37
Mar 7, 2019
Got the quote after the first three randomly selected answers.
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Level 65
Aug 8, 2019
Only missed Shoah, never heard that term before. Great quiz!
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Level 67
Dec 4, 2019
Shoah took me the longest too but I got it.

For those that have never seen it I can recommend the French documentary Shoah

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoah_(film)#Critical_response

widely accepted as the greatest doco ever made

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Level 45
Dec 25, 2019
After I passed 'We shal', I realized what the quote was. Thank you for your quote, great-great-uncle-3 times removed.
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Level 78
Feb 23, 2021
You're related to Winston Churchill?!
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Level 52
Mar 11, 2021
Who isn't?
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Level 44
Apr 21, 2020
Hideki Tojo isn't valid for some reason
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Level 84
Jul 3, 2020
I thought of the quote after the first answer, but for some reason I kept misspelling it and wasted a good 2 minutes on it...
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Level 45
Aug 17, 2020
The question was name a ww2 movie with bogart. How come Sahara wasn't accepted>
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Level 74
Sep 12, 2020
Really? That's the only question that bothers you because it might have multiple answers? Do you think there is only ONE member of the Axis? Only ONE besieged Soviet city?
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Level 77
Nov 18, 2020
I have, forever, thought it was the luftwaffle, not the Luftwaffe. This quiz changed that. No more breakfast food in the German Air Force.
+1
Level 78
Feb 23, 2021
I got the quote after the fourth answer (W-E-S-H)!
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Level 78
Jul 18, 2023
Got it after the third answer this time
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Level 68
Feb 28, 2023
I guessed the quote before I clicked on the quiz. Take that.