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Who suddenly had a flashback to a frozen Meadow in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge in 1945?

John McGrath

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What is the title of the section?

The war for Europe and North Africa

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Who was the British prime minister at the time?

Winston Churchill

3

What Pres. responded with an invitation for Churchhill to come at once?

Roosevelt

4

The Germans aim in what was to prevent food and war materials from reaching Great Britain and the Soviet Union?

Battle of the Atlantic

5

What were groups of ships traveling together for mutual protection?

Convoys

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What was the first great turning point in the winter of 1943?

Battle of Stalingrad

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The Germans have been fighting who since June 1941?

Soviet Union

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By the end of September the Germans had controlled how much of the city?

9/10

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In defending Stalingrad the Soviets lost a total of how many soldiers?

1,100,000

10

What was an invasion of axis controlled North Africa called? Who was it commanded by?

Operation Torch
DWIGHT D EISENHOWER

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Who was the Afrika Korps led by?

Erwin Rommel

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Less than 40 miles from around what battle lasted for months until the end of May 1944 and left about 25,000 Allied and 30,000 axis casualties?

Bloody Anzio

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What was the name of the all black 99th pursuit squadron?

Tuskegee airmen

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What was the name of an African-American unit to distinguish itself was the famous 92 infantry division nicknamed the what?

Buffaloes

15

What was the most decorated unit in US history?

Allnisei 442nd Regimental Combat Team

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The task of commanding operation overload fell to the American General who?

Dwight D Eisenhower

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What was the name of the battle during operation overload that began on June 6, 1944? It was the largest land Sea air operation in Army history!

D-Day

18

On July 25 two unleashed massive air and land bombardment against the enemy at St. Lo providing a gap in the German line of defense through which general blank and his third Army could advance?

Omar Bradley
George Patton

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Tanks through 60 miles an ally territory creating a blank in the lines they gave this desperate last-ditch offensive it's name?

Battle of the Bulge

20

Who did Hitler marry on April 29?

Eva Braun

21

On May 8, 1945 the Allies celebrated what? The war in Europe was finally over!

V-E Day (victory in Europe day)

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After Pres. Roosevelt died Feiss president blank became the nation's 33rd president?

Harry S Truman