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Quiz 23 :
The Abyss: World War Ii and the Holocaust, 1940-1945

Quiz 23 :
The Abyss: World War Ii and the Holocaust, 1940-1945

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German offensives in Scandinavia and Western Europe in 1940 relied on a style of fighting known as blitzkrieg.What characterized this strategy?
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Which of the following occurred at Dunkirk in 1940?
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What concern distracted the French political and military leadership during the German invasion, perhaps to the point of leading to the fall of France?
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E

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What did the Nazi army accomplish with the Blitz?
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What was Britain's greatest weakness at the time of the initial Nazi assault in 1940-1941?
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What was the significance of the Lend-Lease policy?
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Which of the following statements accurately describes the state of the war during 1940-1941?
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What was the situation in Poland in 1940?
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What was the General Government?
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What was the eventual result of Italy's attempted invasion of Greece in 1940?
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What was Operation Barbarossa?
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Why did Hitler invade the Soviet Union?
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What development before World War II significantly hampered the effectiveness of the Soviet army in resisting invasion?
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Hitler stated that "the struggle is one of ideologies and racial differences and will have to be conducted with unprecedented, unmerciful, and unrelenting harshness." What struggle was he referring to in this statement?
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When do historians believe Hitler lost any remaining hesitation about implementing his long-held ambition to exterminate the Jews?
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What form did the struggle for control of Leningrad take?
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What strategy did Georgi Zhukov use to oppose the Germans at Leningrad and Moscow?
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What was the greatest challenge to the German army as it neared Moscow in fall 1941?
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What occurred in the Pacific in the months immediately following Pearl Harbor?
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What was a consequence of colonial soldiers serving in Allied European armies?
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