SC World War II in Europe
Month in which WWII began
City in which Britain, France and Germany did a deal over Czechoslovakia in September 1938
Term for policy of giving Hitler what he wanted so as to avoid war.
British PM at beginning of WWII
Year in which Hitler came to power
Famous German dive-bomber
Messerschmitt 109 was a: dive-bomber, fighter, bomber
Year in which Hitler occupied the whole of Czechoslovakia
Abbreviation for Nazi Brownshirts
Was Kristallnacht a pogrom, a putsch or a synagogue?
Hatred of Jews: Anti-___________
In the interwar period was the USA interventionist, abolitionist or isolationist?
Failed international organisation between the wars: the ________ of Nations
Dictator of Fascist Italy
This 1919 treaty greatly embittered many Germans
Anschluss refers to Germany's occupation of ______________
German word meaning 'lightning war'
The lull on the Western Front in 1939-40 was called the ________ war
The Maginot ________ was in France
Forest through which the Germans launched a surprise attack in May 1940 and December 1944
Port from which British and French troops were evacuated to Britain in 1940
Commander of the Free French: Charles de ________
The French puppet government established in 1940 was based on the town of ___________
'This was their __________ hour'
The heavy bombing of British cities in 1940-1 was known as the ________
The ___________ will always get through
Germany's plan to invade Britain was called Operation ________
Two main types of British fighter in Battle of Britain: Spitfire and ________
Were Heinkel, Dornier and Junkers famous as: Nazis, aircraft or battles?
Head of the German air force
Head of Nazi propaganda
At the beginning of WWII, which country controlled Libya?
Was Germany's defeat in the Battle of Britain sealed when they switched to attacking London, radar stations or airfields?
Which was the first battle of the war involving Australian soldiers? Sedan, Alamein, Bardia, Tobruk
Who commanded the Germans in the desert war?
British commander at El Alamein
Was the Australian division that fought at Tobruk and Alamein the 6th, 7th, 8th or 9th?
The defenders of Tobruk called themselves the '________ of Tobruk'
Australian and New Zealand troops could not prevent the fall of this country in 1941
Commander of the 'Rats of Tobruk'
Island captured by German paratroops
The German troops in North Africa were called the 'Afrika _______'
The Australians in Tobruk were told to 'besiege the ________'
German word for submarine
Great German battleship sunk in 1941
In August 1939 Hitler signed a non-aggression pact with _________
Policy of denying resources to an enemy: _________ earth
Hitler wanted the Caucasus region of the USSR for its ________
Stalingrad lay on the ________ River
Hitler's chief objectives in 1941 were the cities of Moscow and _______________
Stalin's best general
Germany invaded the USSR on 22 ________ 1941
Was the role of Einsatzgruppen to administer, fight or exterminate?
Was 'Bolshevik' another name for Communist, Jew or Commissar?
In WWII were 'partisans' police, pilots or guerrillas?
Rough percentage of Soviet POWs who died in captivity: 25, 33, 50, 80
General who surrendered at Stalingrad - von ________
Was Vasili Zaitsev was a famous pilot, sniper, general or politician?
A type of Soviet tank which shocked the Germans in 1941 was the T-___
German air force
Was the greatest tank battle in history Normandy, Kursk, the Bulge or Alamein?
What type of weapons were the Tiger and Panther?
Which country did Churchill describe as the 'soft underbelly of Europe'?
In which year did Italy surrender to the Allies?
Instead of Precision bombing, did the RAF concentrate on 'power', 'tactical' or 'area' bombing?
Was the P-51 Mustang's most significant asset its range, firepower, speed or altitude?
Hitler talked of his Atlantic Wall, or '_______ Europe' in the lead-up to D-Day
D-Day was ___ June 1944
Was the D--Day operation codename 'Anvil', 'Torch' or 'Overlord'?
Was D-Day in Brittany, Paris, Dunkirk or Normandy?
Gold, Juno and Sword were British________
The landing which came closest to defeat on D-Day was at _________ Beach.
While the fighting in France went on in 1944, the Red Army destroyed the German Army Group ____
Eastern European city which rose against the Germans in August 1944
The capture of the bridge at Arnhem was an attempt to cross the _______
Was the V-2 a plan, a jet or a missile?
Which did the Germans NOT invent: jet, assault-rifle, snorkel, radar
Hitler's offensive in December 1944 is usually called the Battle of the ______
Great defensive battle won by the Americans in the Ardennes: Arnhem, Carentan, Cassino, Bastogne
Leaders of the Big Three for most of the war: Stalin, Churchill and ______________
Codename for plot to kill Hitler - name of a movie about that subject
Chuikov was a Soviet general who led Red Army troops to famous victories in Stalingrad and ______
Hitler killed himself on 30 ______ 1945