In what year was the famous Dambuster Raid carried out?
1943 Click to see the answer
What was the number of John F Kennedy's PT Boat that was rammed and sunk by a Japanese Destroyer in 1943?
In World War II Operation Sea Lion was Adolph Hitler's plan to invade which country?
In World War II, what where the V1 and V2?
How long did World War II last for?
6 years 1 day
In what year did Italy invade Greece?
Which heavyweight boxer famously fought in the US Army during World War II?
Joe Louis Click to see the answer
Britain declared war on Nazi Germany In what year?
What was the name of the aircraft that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima?
The people of which island were awarded the George Cross by King George VI?
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour took place in December of which year?
The Potsdam Conference began in which month in 1945?
Where was the Dambuster Squadron based?
Which of these countries was not a combatant during World War II?
In 1944, what was the July 20 Plot?
Which action by Germany in 1939 prompted Britain and France to declare war?
German attack on Poland Click to see the answer
What is the name of the project that built the first nuclear weapon?
Who attacked Russia in the Battle of Lake Khasan?
What title did Adolf Hitler bestow on himself after gaining power in Nazi Germany?
Italy declared war on Germany In what year?
During World War II what did British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's 'V' sign symbolize?
Which of these countries was not a combatant during World War II?
In February 1942 SS Normandie caught fire and capsized in which harbour?
Franklin D Roosevelt died suddenly in which month of 1945?
Which Prime Minister informed the British public that the country was at war with Germany, in a radio announcement?
Who was US Ambassador to the UK at the outbreak of World War II?
Joseph P Kennedy
What was the codename for the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki in 1945?
In what year did Winston Churchill make his ' Never was so much owed by so many to so few' speech?
1940 Click to see the answer
What was the name given by the British to the period in World War 1I between declaration of war and outbreak of major military operations?
In what year did Japan begin its invasion of Russia?
Mussolini was arrested and relieved from office In what year?
In what year did World War II begin?
Who assassinated the Archduke of Austria and thus instigated World War I?
What was the code name for the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima?
Who became Reich President when Hitler committed suicide?
The Battle of Monte Cassino took place in which country?
What was the code name for the Japanese suicide attacks?
In the 1950s there was a huge rise in the production of what folowing World War II?
In what year did Japan conquer Singapore?
Which RAF squadron carried out the Dambuster raid?
How many Sullivan Brothers were killed when the USS Juneau was sunk during the Battle of Guadalcanal?
Which was the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by Germany during World War II
On which country did the USA drop two atomic bombs at the end of World War II?
The Japanese surrender was signed on a ship in which city?
In what year did Germany annexe Austria, one of the key events leading to World War II?
What was the name of the German air force during World War II?
What was the name of the dictator who led Italy during World War II?
What was the family name of the group of brothers killed during the sinking of the USS Juneau at the Battle of Guadalcanal?
Admiral Yamamoto died following what?
His plane was shot down
How many plane crashes did George Bush Sr. survive in World War II?
In which year did World War II end?
In April 1945 Hitler married his mistress. What was her name?
What was the codename for the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945?
After the end of World War II, Germany was divided into how many zones of occupation?
In what year did the Battle of Kursk take place?
What was the code name for the Japanese fighter aircraft used during World War II?
Who was the controversial leader of Italy during World War II?
The Molotov Ribbentrop Pact was a peace deal signed with which nation in 1939?
The Battle of Britain began In what year?
Which American aircraft had the nickname Stratofortress?
B-52 Click to see the answer
Which of the following countries was not invaded by the Axis Powers during the war?
After the Japanese surrender, who took command of the Japanese Government?
Which two countries were first to declare war on Germany in 1939?
Britain and France
What was Germany's main strategy for trying to conquer Britain in World War 1I?
What was the name of an atomic bomb that was dropped over Japan?
How did Adolf Hitler die?
Suicide Click to see the answer
The Japanese Instrument of Surrender was signed aboard which ship?
How did the U.S. officially enter World War II and specifically with Germany?
Germany declared war
Where did the signing of the Japanese surrender take place, bringing the close World War 1I?
The Battle of Kursk is best described as which of these?
Winston Churchill first became UK Prime Minister in what year?
What was the name of the British establishment where German codes were broken?
U-boat was the code name for a type of what?
Which officer headed the American occupation of Japan at the conclusion of the war?
During World War II the German cruiser Graf Spee was scuttled outside which harbour?
Montevideo Click to see the answer
What was the codename for the Allied Invasion of Normandy in 1944?
In what year did Russia make the infamous Molotov Ribbentrop pact?
Which battle was considered the main turning point for the USA in the war in the Pacific?
What was Admiral Yamamoto's first name?
In August 1942 General Bernard Montgomery was appointed commander of which British Army Division in North Africa?
Which party won the UK General Election of 1945, shortly before the war ended?
Which country suffered the largest number of civilian deaths?
Which US President authorized the atomic bombing of Japan?
In which country were the majority of the Nazi extermination camps during World War 1I?
Neville Chamberlain resigned as UK Prime Minister In what year?
Which were the first two Western European countries invaded by Germany in World War II?
Belgium and France
In May 1945 Heinrich Himmler committed suicide by which method?
Cyanide Click to see the answer
What was the codename for the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki?
The first 'Thousand Bomber Raid' in May 1942 was targeted against which German city?
What was the name of the B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima?
In May 1941 British battle cruiser HMS Hood was attacked and destroyed by which German ship?
What were the V1 and V2?
On which date in 1945 was the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima?
Which Soviet general led the West Front counterattack against Germany?
In February 1942 President Roosevelt ordered General Douglas MacArthur to invade which county?
In World War II Adolph Hitler arranged for the French surrender to take place where?
In a railway car
What was the codename for the first atomic bomb test in New Mexico?
What was the code name for the first atomic bomb ever detonated?
Which of these countries was the last to surrender to the Allies?
The D-Day landings in Normandy took place on which date in 1944?
Which Japanese city was the atomic bomb first dropped on?
In what year was US General Eisenhower appointed Supreme Allied Commander in Europe?
1943 Click to see the answer
What was the name of the aircraft that dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki?
The Dumbarton Oaks Conference in Washington DC in 1944 paved the way for the formation of which organization?
Winston Churchill became UK Prime Minister upon Neville Chamberlain's resignation In what year?
What name was given to the 1943 Operation intended to break the siege of Leningrad?
What was the codename for the Japanese fighter aircraft used during World War 1I?
On which date in 1945 did Germany unconditionally surrender to the Allies?
Churchill's War Bunker was beneath which government building in London
In 1940 Vidkund Quisling became Head of State in which country?
What was the name originally given to what became Britain's 'Home Guard'?
Local Defence Volunteers
Which officer took command of the British Army in Africa in 1939?
After the Japanese surrender, on which date was there a worldwide celebration of V-J Day?
Which of the following countries surrendered last to the Allies?
What Japanese action created tension with the United States?
Which cathedral in the British midlands was destroyed during a German air raid in November 1940?
Germany launched the first V1 Flying Rockets at Britain In what year?
The town of Flanders, one of the key battle areas on World War 1I, is in which country?
Which American aircraft had the nickname Flying Fortress?
What was the code name given to Germany's plan to invade the Russia?
In October 1941 US President Roosevelt approved $1billion Lend-Lease loan to which country?
Because Churchill lost the British General Election in July 1945, who replaced him at Potsdam
At which World War 1I Conference did the allies set the terms of the Japanese surrender?
During World War II The Duke of Windsor (formerly King Edward VIII) was made Governor of where?
Bahamas Click to see the answer
In World War II what type of ships were Germany's Gneisenau and Scharnhorst?
On which date in 1945 was the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki?
In June 1945 where was the United Nations Charter signed?
The Yalta Conference in Crimea took place in which month in 1945?
In which city was the formal surrender of all German forces accepted by the Allies?
Which ship was sunk by the Japanese shortly after delivering nuclear material to Tinian?
USS Indianapolis Click to see the answer
America's top secret Manhattan Project actually began In what year?
In which country was Rudolf Hess captured by Allied Forces in May 1941?
In which country was the formal surrender of all German forces accepted by the Allies?
The Battle of Midway occurred in which month in 1942?
Winston Churchill became the UK's First Lord of the Admiralty In what year?
Greenland was occupied by which country in April 1941?
What was the name of the Japanese destroyer that rammed and sank John F Kennedy's PT boat in 1943?
Paris was liberated in which month in 1944?
Who was Pope at the outbreak of World War II in 1939?
In April 1945 Benito Mussolini was executed in which city?
In World War II what type of ship was Germany's Admiral Graf Spee?
What was the codename given to Germany's plan to invade Russia?
In August 1941 Winston Churchill and US President Franklin D Roosevelt secretly met - where?
In WW II, What was the main discussion point at the Tehran Conference?
Allied invasion of France
In 1940 Germany's Jews were ordered to wear what color stars for identification?
On the day Winston Churchill became Prime Minister Britain invaded which country?
The Tehran Conference between Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin started in which month of 1943?
Operation Typhoon was the codename for Germany's all-out offence against which city?