Statistics for Battles of World War II

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TheaterHintAnswer% Correct
European/AfricanTurning point of World War II on the Eastern FrontSiege of {Stalingrad}
94%
Final battle on the European front which results in the fall of Nazi Germany in 1945 and the occupation of East Germany by the SovietsBattle of {Berlin}
87%
German attempt to defeat the Soviets by occupying its capital during 1941. Soviet victory and Germans pushed backBattle of {Moscow}
83%
German and Finnish blockade of a Soviet port city on the Baltic which lasted for 2 years from Sept 1942 to Jan 1944Siege of {Leningrad}
82%
December 7th, 1941Attack on {Pearl Harbor}
81%
Invasion of an Italian island- first major Allied assault on Axis territory in 1943Allied Invasion of {Sicily}
80%
1940 attempt by the German Luftwaffe to invade Britain by executing destructive air raids over England. RAF successfully defends Britain.Battle of {Britain}
80%
Turning point of Pacific TheatreBattle of {Midway}
80%
Last major German offensive campaign on Western Front- attempt to push Allies out of German territory into BelgiumBattle of the {Bulge}
80%
Mass evacuation of Allied soldiers from northern France to the UK in 1940{Dunkirk} Evacuation
80%
June 6th,1944D-Day
79%
Code-name for the German invasion of the USSROperation {Barbarossa}
76%
Code-name for the Allied invasion of German-occupied Western EuropeOperation {Overlord}
72%
Valentines Day bombing of an East German city in 1945. Allied victoryDresden Bombing
69%
Japanese occupation of the Chinese capital which resulted in a massacreBattle of {Nanking}
68%
Turning point in the North African CampaignSecond Battle of {El Alamein}
67%
Attempt by Anzac and British troops to repel German paratroopers off a large Mediterranean island.Battle of {Crete}
65%
1940 invasion of the southernmost Balkan state by Germans and Italians. Ended when Athens was occupied by the AxisBattle of {Greece}
65%
British troops outnumbered Japanese troops, but still lost this city in 1942.Battle of {Singapore}
63%
1945 American invasion of the Japanese volcano islandsBattle of {Iwo Jima}
61%
Costly Allied invasion of the largest island in the Ryukyu chain in 1945Battle of {Okinawa}
58%
September 1st, 1939Invasion of Poland
56%
PacificJapanese occupation of the Chinese port city partly occupied by UK in 1937Battle of {Shanghai}
55%
Longest naval battle in history. Allied attempt to break through German U-boat blockade which eventually succeeded.Battle of the {Atlantic}
54%
Canadian and British defeat after Japanese break through the Gin Drinkers lineBattle of {Hong Kong}
49%
Campaign where Allies retrieved Mandalay, Rangoon after they were occupied by Japan{Burma} Campaign
48%
Soviet invasion of Japanese territory in 1945 shortly before the US dropped an atomic bomb on NagasakiSoviet invasion of {Manchuria}
48%
Daring Allied attempt to shorten the end of WWII in 1944 by using airborne forces to bounce across the RhineOperation {Market Garden}
47%
Decisive 1943 Allied victory in the Solomon Islands{Guadalcanal} Campaign
42%
1943 campaign in which the Allies liberated an Alaskan island chain{Aleutian Islands} Campaign
37%
Allied assault to capture a hill in order to break the Gustav Line and take Rome from the North in 1944.Battle of {Monte Cassino}
34%
Japanese occupation of British territory in 1942 which ended when Johor fell{Malayan} Campaign
31%
Strategic 1942 naval victory for Allies which repelled the Japanese invasion of New GuineaBattle of {Coral Sea}
30%
1945 battle which resulted in the liberation of the northern PhilippinesBattle of {Luzon}
30%
1942 battle which resulted in a Death March in which 12000 Americans and 63000 Filipinos were forced to march to Camp St Donnell in the Philippines.Battle of {Bataan}
25%
Large-scale 1945 naval battle in the Philippines in which the Americans crippled the Japanese navy. First use of kamikaze pilots by the Japanese.Battle of {Leyte Gulf}
21%
Decisive Japanese naval victory in 1942 against the Dutch, which led on to the fall of the Dutch East IndiesBattle of {Java Sea}
19%
1940 naval battle where the British air force crippled the Italian navyBattle of {Taranto}
17%
Decisive 1944 Allied naval victory which destroyed the Japanese air carrier fleetBattle of {Philippine Sea}
10%
Japanese retreat after being encircled in the largest city in Hunan in 1942Battle of {Changsha}
9%

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