D- Day Questions
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by Patrick Walsh
| 10 Questions
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1) What is another name for the Invasion of Normandy?
Battle of the Bulge
D-Day
V-E Day
Invasion of France
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Who was the main commander of the Allied Forces for the invasion?
Erwin Rommel
Dwight D. Eisenhower
George S. Patton
Bernard Montgomery
Douglas MacArthur
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What group of soldiers led the first wave of invaders?
The generals
The submariners
The Calvary
The paratroopers
The medics
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What country were the Allied Forces trying to free from the Germans with the Invasion of Normandy?
Soviet Union
Italy
Greece
Great Britain
France
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On what two beaches did the American troops land at?
Gold and Juno
Sword and Utah
Omaha and Utah
Pointe du Hoc and Omaha
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Americans lost many lives on what beach?
Omaha
Gold
Utah
Juno
Sword
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Who was the leader of the German forces during the Invasion of Normandy?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Erwin Rommel
Joseph Stalin
Trafford Leigh-Mallory
Omar Bradley
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What was the military name for the overall plans for invasion?
Operation Sea Lion
Operation Grey Sky
Operation Beach Landing
Operation Overlord
Operation Free France
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Why was the invasion almost cancelled?
Tanks were out of gas
Bad Weather
Ran out of bullets
The soldiers lost their boots
They didn't want to fight on Valentines Day
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How many Allied troops landed on the first day of the invasion?
8,000
15,000
60,000
90,000
150,000
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