The Not So Phony War
What do you know about The Not So Phony War? Try this
US World War II History Made Easy Quiz.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of
1) At the beginning of
the war, Germany quickly realized that their navy was not match to the
British and French. The
Germans began with 57 submarines (or U-boats [Unterseeboot]).
What did the size of the U-boat fleet grow too?
2) German Admiral Karl
Donitz came up with a u-boat strategy.
What was the strategy known as?
- Das Boot
- Wolf packs
- Dog nights
3) On April 9, 1940,
Germany invaded Denmark.
long did it take for Demark to surrender?
- 1 day
- 2 weeks
- 1 month
4) Hitler launched a
massive attack on Belgium and the Netherlands with 136 divisions.
What was the date of the attack?
- May 1, 1940
- May 10, 1940
- May 20, 1940
5) On May 10, 1940,
with war coming, Britain decided to form an emergency coalition
government. They replaced
Neville Chamberlain with a new Prime Minister.
What became the new Prime Minister?
- Clement Attlee
- Manfred Mann
- Winston Churchill
6) Hitler attacked
France with his Blitzkrieg.
did the German troops attack to outflank the Maginot line?
- Sigried Line
7) As German troops
powered its way into France. However,
one of the men who was valiantly trying to counter attack.
Who was this French soldier?
- Pierre LaMont
- Charles de Gaulle
- Maurice Gamelin
8) The German army
forced the British and French troops to retreat towards Dunkirk.
Between May 26 to June 4, 1940, Allied troops were evacuated by 800
vessels ferried o safety.
many Allied soldiers were evacuated?
- 40,000 soldiers
- 140,000 soldiers
- 340,000 soldiers
9) When did Italy
declare war on France and Great Britain?
- June 10, 1939
- June 10, 1940
- June 10, 1941
10) With the French
surrender, Germany forced the French to form a new government.
Where was the new capitol?