How well do you know WW2?

Tests your knowledge of little and well known facts of World War 2.

Question 1:   It could be said the war in the Pacific theater began most closely to which year?
1941
1939
1927
1945
1936

Question 2:   The first shots fired in the European Theater(the unofficial start) was on which date in 1939?
September 1
December 7
August 24

Question 3:   The name of the leader of Japan.
Hitler
Mussolini
Hirohito

Question 4:   The name of the leader of Italy.
Hitler
Mussolini
Truman

Question 5:   The name of the Leader of Germany.
Churchill
Rommel
Hitler

Question 6:   What nations made up the Axis powers?
Germany, Italy, Japan
USSR, USA, UK
Mexico, France, Spain

Question 7:   The name of the first combat jet fighter?
ME-262
FW-110
BF-109
P-40
P-51

Question 8:   America entered the war on this date.
September 1, 1939
December 7, 1941
June 6, 1941

Question 9:   Who said, "I have returned."?
de Gaulle
Patton
MacArthur

Question 10:   What is the most costly piece of land America has captured and returned to Japan?
Tarawa
Okinawa
Iwo Jima

Question 11:   What do London and Baghdad have in common?
Both are capitals of nations.
Both have been under aerial bombardment.
Both have been hit by smart bombs.

Question 12:   Who was known as the Desert Fox?
Rommel
Montgomery
Patton

Question 13:   On what date, six years after the official start of the war, did the war officially end?
August 24, 1945
May 5, 1945
September 1, 1945

Question 14:   Who were the Tuskeegee Airmen?
Black pilots who never lost a bomber to enemy fighters.
Airmen from the island of Tuskeegee.
Volunteers for the Japanese Air Force?

Question 15:   Where was the first carrier to carrier battle fought?
Guadalcanal
Okinawa
Midway

Question 16:   How many NCO's did the Italian Army have?
40,000
53,000
100,000

Question 17:   What is the estimated amount of rubble to be found in the average Berlin apartment during World War II?
25 cubic meters
12.7 cubic meters
15.4 cubic meters

Question 18:   Where did the Flying Tigers first see action?
China
Myanamar(Bruma)
Japan
India
Pearl Harbo

Question 19:   Where was the first atomic bomb dropped(for combat purposes)?
Nagasaki
Los Alomos
Hiroshima

Question 20:   What nations made up the Big Three?
USA, USSR, UK
USA, UK, France
USA, France, USSR
USSR, UK, France

This Quiz has been designed by Orrin Williams.