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June 1942
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Choose an answer from the three choices and True or False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Alan's Dad (WW2 Vet) - Trivia powered by ABE.  Did you know...1. On June 1, Japanese midget subs enter a harbor and sink one support ship; fears of invasion grow. What is the harbor?

  • Sydney
  • Manila
  • Singapore

2. Also, on June 1, what country declares war on Germany, Italy, and Japan?

  • Mexico
  • Guam
  • South Africa

3. On June 4: The Battle of Midway begins; The Japanese attack installations on the island, but fail to detect nearby American carriers. What battle begins?

  • Battle of the Philippines
  • The Battle of Midway
  • The Iwo Jima Battle

4. On June 5, the United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.

  • True or False?

5. A young Jewish girl in Amsterdam, receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday on June 12. Who is the girl?

  • Alice Walker
  • Myra Dura
  • Anne Frank

6. A scientific project is started on June 18. It begins a scientific approach to nuclear weapons. What is the project?

  • Manhattan
  • Oak Ridge
  • Los Alamos

7. German forces recapture Tobruk on June 21, with 35,000 men captured; the road to Egypt is now open as the British retreat deep into Egypt. Tobruk's loss is a grievous blow to British morale. German land forces have been assisted by Luftwaffe attacks. What were he German Forces known as?

  • Afrika Korps
  • Hitler’s Henchmen
  • Rommel’s Raiders

8. Who is the American general that arrives in London on June 25, ready to assume the post of Commander of American forces in Europe.

  • General Marshall
  • General Mark Clark
  • General Eisenhower

9. On June 27, a doomed convoy sets sail from Iceland; only 11 of 37 ships will survive. What is the convoy’s name?

  • PQ17
  • DASH-9
  • Command 7

10. Who reaches El Alamein on June 30?

  • Patton
  • Montgomery
  • Rommel

Check Your Answers

  • Sydney
  • Mexico
  • The Battle of Midway
  • True
  • Anne Frank
  • Manhattan
  • Afrika Korps
  • General Eisenhower
  • PQ17
  • Rommel

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