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World War II Leaders and Commanders

What do you know about World War II leaders and military commanders?
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1. In what year Adolf Hitler's attack on Poland started World War II?
1942
1940
1941
1939
2. Where did Allied leaders Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt meet in 1945 to plan the final defeat of Germany?
Nuremberg
Versailles
Ghent
Yalta
3. With whom did Joseph Stalin sign the "non-war" pact to divide Poland?
Winston Chuchill
Josip Broz Tito
Adolf Hitler
Harry Truman
4. Which fact is not true about Winston Churchill?
Served as Navy minister
Worked as war reporter
Known for "V for Victory" hand sign
Died in 1955
5. In what year Benito Mussolini took Italy to war?
1943
1940
1942
1939
6. Who was Japan's emperor during World War II?
Yoshihito
Naruhito
Yamamoto
Hirohito
7. From 1925 who led the Chinese Nationalist government and fought Japanese and Chinese communists?
Sun Yat-Sen
Chiang Kai-shek
Mao Zedong
Tomoyuki Yamashita
8. When did Mao Zedong die?
1956
1976
1996
1966
9. Which WWI general was known as "The Desert Fox?"
Erwin Rommel
Douglas MacArthur
Hermann Goernig
Bernard Montgomery
10. Who promised Hitler that his air force (Luftwaffe) could defeat Britain?
Heinz Guderan
Hermann Goering
Franz Halder
Erwin Rommel
11. Who was the Commander of British bombers attacking Germany?
George S. Patton
Arthur Harris
Chester Nimitz
Omar Bradley
12. Who was accused of plotting to kill Hitler?
Heinrich Himmler
Hermann Goering
Erwin Rommell
Friedrich Paulus
13. Which fact is not true about Isoroku Yamamoto?
He was son of Emperor Yoshihito
He led the attack on Pearl Harbor
He died when his plane was shot
He fought in Russo-Japanese war
14. Who was Chester Nimitz?
American President
British Air Marshall
Soldier who won Victoria Cross twice
Commander of US Pacific Fleet
15. Where did US general Douglas MacArthur fight in World War II?
Pacific
Europe
North Africa
South America
16. How was Japanese general Tomoyuki Yamashita also called because of his victories?
"The Lion of Singapore"
"The Tiger of Singapore"
"The Tiger of Malaya"
"The Lion of Malaya"
17. Who was famous Russian general who led the armies to defeat Germans at Stalingrad and Kursk?
Georgi Zhukov
Ivan Konev
Vasily Zaitsev
Leonid Govorov
18. What units German commander Heinz Guderian led in World War II?
Watercrafts
Artillery
Tanks
Aircrafts
19. Which fact is not true about Dwight Eisenhower?
Ordered D-Day invasion of France
Served as US president
Commanded Allies landings in North Africa
Ordered atomic bombs to be dropped
20. Who commanded Allied ground forces in the D-Day landings?
Arthur Harris
Edward Kenna
Bernard Montgomery
Douglas MacArthur
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