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#1. In what month did WW2 end?

#2. Who was the British Prime Minster at the outbreak of war in September 1939?

#3. In what year and month did the USA enter the second world war?

#4. What date was D-Day?

#5. What was the code name given by the Germans to the surprise attack on their former ally, Russia, in June 1941?

#6. Who was American President on the cessation of hostilities in 1945?

#7. What was the place name and location of the surprise Japanese attack on the USA, which brought America into the war?

#8. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once said, “Before that battle we never won but after it, we never lost?" Which battle was he referring to?

#9. What was the code name given to the Allied invasion of Europe in June 1944?

#10. Who was the Supreme Commander of all Allied forces on D-Day?

#11. A single island was awarded the George Cross during WW2 for bravery, which island was it?

#12. Which British monarch ruled the UK and its Commonwealth for the entire duration of the war?

#13. Aside from London, what UK city was reputedly the most bomb damaged during the Blitz?

#14. Who was the Leader of the USSR during WW2?

#15. After Dunkirk in June 1940, Winston Churchill said, “We must be very careful not to assign to this deliverance the attributes of a victory. Wars are not won by evacuations”. Nonetheless, this was an incredible achievement against all the odds rescuing many military personnel from the beaches…..but approximately how many?

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