Hitler's Lightning War Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Hitler signed a non-aggression pact with which other country?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Soviet Union

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 2. 
    The German _____________ involved using fast-moving airplanes and tanks, followed by massive infantry forces to take enemy defenders by surprise and quickly overwhelm them. 
    • A. 

      Blitzkrieg

    • B. 

      Desert Fox

    • C. 

      Sitzkrieg

    • D. 

      Swastika

  • 3. 
    The Atlantic Charter was a joint declaration between which two countries?
    • A. 

      Great Britain and Germany

    • B. 

      France and Great Britain

    • C. 

      United States and France

    • D. 

      Great Britain and the United States

  • 4. 
    What ultimately caused the demise of the German soldiers in the USSR?
    • A. 

      Russia's superior weaponry

    • B. 

      Russia's cold winter

    • C. 

      Russia's scorched-earth policy

    • D. 

      Russia had more troops

  • 5. 
    What was Erwin Rommel's nickname?
    • A. 

      The Winter Fox

    • B. 

      Afrika Korps

    • C. 

      The Desert Fox

    • D. 

      Hitler's Right Hand Man

  • 6. 
    How did Erwin Rommel die?
    • A. 

      Shot by a firing squad

    • B. 

      Killed in battle

    • C. 

      Assassinated by the United States

    • D. 

      Committed suicide

  • 7. 
    What was the code name for Hitler's plan to invade the Soviet Union?
    • A. 

      Operation Barbarossa

    • B. 

      Operation Overlord

    • C. 

      Operation Sitzkrieg

    • D. 

      Operation Desert Fox

  • 8. 
    Why did the bombing of British cities backfire on Hitler and the Germans?
    • A. 

      It didn't actually break British morale

    • B. 

      The British Air Force was able to rebuild

    • C. 

      The British were able to foresee the attacks and shot down many of the Luftwaffe's planes

    • D. 

      The bombs missed most of the major cities

  • 9. 
    Who was put in charge of Vichy France?
    • A. 

      Marshal Philippe Petain

    • B. 

      Charles de Gaulle

    • C. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • D. 

      Winston Churchill

  • 10. 
    What happened at Dunkirk?
    • A. 

      Over 330,000 British soldiers were killed

    • B. 

      A major battle occurred

    • C. 

      Over 330,000 Allied soldiers were miraculously evacuated

    • D. 

      The Allies defeated the Germans to win the war