Quiz Me! - Era: World War II Test your knowledge about the World War II era. 1 / 10 This individual commanded the Third Army at the Battle of the Bulge. He ultimately ordered his forces to turn around to relieve American troops who had been surrounded by German forces. Douglas MacArthur Franklin D. Roosevelt Dwight D. Eisenhower George Patton 2 / 10 All of the following are associated with the work of the Navajo Code Talkers except: They eventually used over 600 words to create an unbreakable code They created the code to communicate with each other as prisoner of war They used a mix of traditional Navajo and new words to create the code The group was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2001 3 / 10 Which of the following were components of the GI Bill of Rights? Guaranteed financial loans for home or business purchases Four year financial grants for education expenses Unemployment compensation to self-employed veterans All of the above 4 / 10 This group was instrumental in keeping United States military communication safe from the Japanese in World War II The Flying Tigers The Yellowjackets The Navajo Code Talkers The Tuskegee Airmen 5 / 10 Which title best describes the events listed above. Human Rights Violations in the Pacific Bataan Death March during World War II Success of the Japanese Island Hopping Strategy U.S. Loses Battle in the Pacific Theater 6 / 10 What caused Congress to authorize the Lend-Lease Program in 1941? When Japan staged a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor When Germany broke the Non-Aggression Pact with the Soviet Union When it became apparent the Allies might fall to Germany without additional aid When Germany sent the Zimmerman Telegram promising to return land to Mexico 7 / 10 Douglas MacArthur’s military career spanned many decades. All of the following are true of MacArthur except: He liberated the Philippines from Japanese control in World War II He defeated the North Vietnamese in the Battle of la Drang He was the most highly decorated American soldier of World War I He was relieved of his duties in Korea by President Truman 8 / 10 Some people unsuccessfully challenged the executive order as a violation of which constitutional provision? The 5th Amendment’s Due Process Clause The 4th Amendment’s protection against unreasonable search and seizure clause. The 1st Amendment’s Freedom of Speech Clause The 1st Amendment's Freedom of Assembly Clause 9 / 10 Due to his knowledge of submarines, Chester Nimitz was a leading Naval authority. Which of the following is also associated with Nimitz? He was instrumental in the success of the Berlin Airlift He represented the United States when Japan surrendered He eventually became President of the United States He graduated with top honors from West Point 10 / 10 Which event does the quote above describe? Battle of Iwo Jima D-Day invasion Battle of Britain Battle of Midway Your score is Try another 10!