SC Australians at War
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Who commanded the Second AIF?
What was the abbreviation for the region in which the Australians fought the Japanese? - - - -
Were sections usually led by a WO, an NCO or an Officer?
What type of tank is this?
The lowest rank in the Australian infantry
What infantry unit was usually commanded by a lieutenant-colonel?
The correct term for an 'army' and 'division' is: unit; formation; sub-unit; force
The best-known type of RAAF unit is a:
A force of 10,000 to 20,000 men is a: corps, division, regiment or company
What rank commands a brigade?
Which is biggest? Brigade, battalion or corps?
Rank that commands a division
Rank that commands a platoon
What was Australia's first battle in World War II
Who commanded the Australians in Tobruk?
Who was known as the Desert Fox?
Which Australian division fought in Australia's first land battle of the war?
In which country is Tobruk?
In warfare is a 'salient': a weapon, a rank or a bulge?
The alliance of Germany, Italy and Japan was called the_____?
In what year was the siege of Tobruk?
Four-letter abbreviation for the standard Australian rifle of WWII
Only country in which Australian troops fought the SS
Diameter of a shell or bullet is its________
Any gun in which merely holding down the trigger makes it keep firing until all bullets are expended is said to be ________
Any gun in which each time one presses the trigger it fires one round from the magazine is said to be ______________
Any gun in which reloading requires manipulating a bolt is said to be______________
Common nickname for MP-40
Tank or SPG?
Australian Prime Minister at the beginning of World War II
British Prime Minister at beginning of World War II
Australian gun of Czech origin
German word for 'lightning war'
German word for tank
Most famous German anti-tank (number)
Main Australian field artillery piece
What was this anti-tank gun used by Australians?
Month and year that World War II began
First naval battle in which neither side's ships saw each other
Australian warship sunk off WA coast
Dictator of Italy
Year of El Alamein
Codename for El Alamein: 'Operation _______'
Campaign in which Australian AT guns took out Japanese tanks
Singapore fell on ___ February 1942
Darwin was first bombed on 19 ______ 1942
Superb Japanese naval fighter plane
What was the town in New Britain that the Japanese wanted as a base in the south Pacific?
Who was the American president for most of World War II?
The Universal carrier was also known as the _____ carrier
Was the M13 tank American, Italian or British?
By what name was the US M1 rifle usually known?
By what name is the Parabellum 08 usually known?
On what date in 1941 was the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor?
In which country is El Alamein?
What Australian animal is associated with the 9th Division?
What animal is associated with the 6th Australian Division?
What animal is associated with the 8th Australian Division?
What animal is associated with the 7th Australian Division?
What numeral was used to distinguish AIF from militia units in WWII?
Australia's main fighter plane of World War II was the P-40, or '__________'
Abbreviation for our air force
Abbreviation for our navy
The standard engineer unit of an infantry division was a field _______
The standard artillery unit of an infantry division was a field______
Seven Mile Drome at Port Moresby came to be called _______'s Strip
Air aces need ____ kills
Saburo ____ was a famous air ace who fought the Australians at Moresby
Bruce _______ won the VC on the Kokoda Track
____ Bay: site of the first Japanese land defeat
Militia unit that won fame on the Kokoda Track: ____
Initials used for the militia
Did the 2/14th Battalion win fame at: Bardia, Tobruk, Isurava or Buna?
Kokichi Nishimura is better known as the '_______ man of Kokoda'
Submachine gun invented by an Australian
The squadron that defended Port Moresby in early 1942 was No. ____ Squadron
The 'P' in P-40 stands for:_____, or fighter
Australia's only VC winner from the RAAF in the Pacific was Bill _____, a Boston bomber pilot
Clive Steele was Australia's senior _____ in World War II
Commanded the 7th Division when it retook Kokoda: General 'Bloody George' _____
Airfield defended bravely by Australians on Crete
After its fight in Syria, the 7th Division was nicknamed the '_____ 7th'
British general Montgomery said he could not have won the battle of El Alamein without 'that magnificent _____ division'
At Alamein, the Australians were part of the _____ Army
Island off Borneo invaded for its airstrip in 1945
In 1945 the 6th Division campaigned between Aitape and _____ in northern New Guinea
American commander in the South-West Pacific Area
A pilot with five 'kills' is called an ______
RAAF aircraft with tremendous firepower. Called 'Whispering Death' by opponents
Balikpapan is on the island of ______
The two Australian divisions that invaded Borneo were the 9th and the ____
Year of the Borneo campaign
Name this weapon
Type of pistol used by Australians
Company that made this rifle
Name of this type of rifle
Submachine gun type
Submachine gun type
Name this weapon
Light machine gun
Light machine gun type
Light machine-gun type
Nation that produced these grenades
Stielhandgranate, or ____ grenade
____ -inch mortar
Japanese ___mm mortar
______ 81mm mortar
Sticky grenade ST ____
Australian anti-tank gun
50mm _ _ _ gun
Japanese ________ gun
Vickers Mark ___ tank
Type ___ tank
Japanese objective of Kokoda Campaign
Native Porters and Air Supply
Two methods of supplying troops in Kokoda were:
Australian who won VC on Kokoda
Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels
Native helpers were known as, "_____ _____ ______"
Kokoda was in what country
Owen Stanley Range
Mountain Range on which Kokoda Track runs
Who won the Kokoda Campaign
The 1st Second AIF Division to be sent to Palestine
7 Feb 1941
Capture of Benghazi
7th, Vichy, Syria
The ___ Division fought the _____ French in _____
The Siege of Tobruk lasted for ___ Days
Ship that sunk the HMAS Sydney
A Company was commanded by
A Section was commanded by
An Army was commanded by
A Corps were commanded by