A war on many fronts

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Which controversial general commanded the US 7th Army in the Allied conquest of Sicily?
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George Patton
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How did Allied forces surprise Axis forces at Normandy?
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The Allies staged a fake attack on Calais
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During the D-Day landings, which invading forces met the greatest resistance?
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the Americans at Omaha
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How were Allied troops able to defeat the German advance at the Battle of the Bulge?
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Attacks by Patton on one side combined with attacks by Montgomery on the other.
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During the final years of World War II, how did the Allies gain control of the Atlantic Ocean?
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They used better antisubmarine technology
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A conclusion that can be drawn about the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944 is that
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it was a short but difficult series of battles
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which of the following events led most directly to the end of World War II in Europe?
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the Red Army’s capture of Berlin
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During WWII, Germany tried to capture the Russian city of Stalingrad because
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it produced armaments for the Soviet Army
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What supply problems did the Allies face in Europe during WWII?
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Supplies had to travel a long distance across water on ships that were often attacked, so they did not reach Europe
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Which of the following occurred after Allied forces invaded the Italian mainland in 1943?
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Italian forces quickly surrendered
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Which of the following best describes the role of General Omar Bradley?
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commander of the US 12th Army Group in 1944
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How did the US pilots contribute to the Allied war effort in Europe during WWII?
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They carried out countless bombing raids on targets in Germany
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The last major German offensive in December of 1944 led to a costly Allied victory known as
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Battle of the bulge
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by the end of WWII in Europe, the allies were largely dependent on the United States for
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supplies
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Who was the supreme commander of Allied troops during the final years of World War II?
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Dwight D. Eisenhower

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