View from the other side of the ocean. What do you know about the involvement of the United States and its allies in World War II? Test

View from the other side of the ocean. What do you know about the involvement of the United States and its allies in World War II? Test
View from the other side of the ocean. What do you know about the involvement of the United States and its allies in World War II? Test
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As you know, overseas view of the Second World War is somewhat different than ours. Western historians emphasize other events and consider completely different battles and battles as turning points.

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The West today wants to convince everyone: their front was not the second, but the main one, therefore the inhabitants of the United States and Europe are practically unaware of the role of the USSR in the war. But how well do we know events in other theaters of war?

Check yourself.

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Operation Normandy Operation Dunkirk Operation Dragoon 4/10

These are the only US territories that were occupied during World War II.

From 1942 to 1943, the Imperial Japanese Army occupied the Attu and Kiska Islands near Alaska.

Midway Atoll Attu and Kiska Islands Guadalcanal Island 5/10

What is the name of one of the phases of the Battle of the Atlantic?

The period when German submarines achieved significant success in battles with the British Navy and their allies went down in history as "Happy Times".

"Happy times" "Strange times" "Happy times" 6/10

The total losses of the Red Army in the Battle of Stalingrad amounted to 1,129,619 people, of which 478,741 were irrecoverable. But the US Army suffered the largest losses in …

The losses of the United States in the Normandy operation from June 6 to the end of August 1944 amounted to 124,394 people, 20,668 of whom were killed.

… the Ardennes operation … the Battle of Iwo Jima … the Normandy operation 7/10

As a result of the sequential seizure of the strategically important Pacific islands, the allies began to approach Japan. Which island was to serve as a staging ground for the invasion of the main islands of the Japanese archipelago?

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as the Soviet invasion of Manchuria, led to the surrender of Japan just weeks after the end of the fighting in Okinawa. There was no need to invade Japan.

Okinawa Iwo Jima Tarawa 8/10

The Belarusian offensive operation "Bagration" on the Eastern Front coincided in time with this operation on the Western. What are we talking about?

Historians are still arguing: the landing in Normandy helped the Red Army to defeat the Germans in Operation Bagration, or did Operation Bagration facilitate the advance of the Allies in the West?

Operation Normandy Operation Sicilian Operation Ardennes 9/10

These are the key events of the Second World War. In what sequence did they occur?

Of the events listed, the Allied Landing in Normandy and the opening of the Second Front were the last.

Battle of Moscow, Battle of Stalingrad, breaking through the blockade of Leningrad, Battle of Kursk, landing in Normandy Battle of Kursk, Battle of Stalingrad, landing in Normandy, Battle of Moscow, breaking through the blockade of Leningrad Battle of Stalingrad, landing in Normandy, Battle of Moscow, Battle of Kursk, breaking of the blockade Leningrad 10/10

For us, the main illustration of Victory is the hoisting of the Red Banner over the Reichstag, but in the USA - a photograph of American soldiers planting the Stars and Stripes flag …

In the United States, military action against Japan is given more attention than battles in Europe.

… over the ruins of the Monte Cassino monastery on the way to Rome … on the top of Mount Suribachi during the capture of Iwo Jima (Japan) … on Omaha Beach after landing in Normandy

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What did I miss? 8/10

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