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SC Australians at War early stages
Terms in this set (95)
Who commanded the Second AIF?
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
Australian Prime Minister at the 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
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
Superb Japanese naval fighter plane
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
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
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
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
Submachine gun type
Submachine gun type
Light machine gun
Light machine gun type
Light machine-gun type
Nation that produced these grenades
Stielhandgranate, or ____ grenade
____ -inch mortar
Japanese ___mm mortar
Sticky grenade ST ____
Australian anti-tank gun
50mm _ _ _ gun
Japanese ________ gun
Vickers Mark ___ tank
Type ___ tank
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