World War Two changed the world and changed history like no other event in the modern era. From phoney beginnings to global devastation, the course of history was transformed.
In 1929, where did the economic depression start?
What was the Phoney War?
The quiet period between September 1939 and April 1940
The Nazis conquered Denmark
Chamberlain and Daladier negotiated with Hitler
What were the Nazi 'lightning war' tactics which conquered Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium and France in April-June 1940 called?
What was the Battle of Britain?
The Royal Air Force defeated the Luftwaffe
The Luftwaffe bombed London and other British cities
The British withdrew from France by sea
What brought America into the war?
The invasion of Russia
The bombing of Pearl Harbor
The Lend-Lease Agreement with Britain
What happened on 6 June 1944?
'Thousand bomber raids'
The Russians reached Berlin
What happened when the Russians reached Berlin?
Hitler committed suicide
The Germans drove them back
When was VE Day?
On 8 May 1945
On 7 May 1945
On 6 June 1944
What kind of bomb did the Americans drop on Hiroshima?
A V-1 rocket
An atomic bomb
How many people are estimated to have died in the Second World War?