How Much Do You Know About D-Day?

Think you know a lot about D-Day? Find out just how much you know.
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Question 1/12

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If it wasn't for the weather, when would D-Day have occurred?
May 31st
June 4th
June 5th
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Question 2/12

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How many airborne troops were landed?
10,000
14,000
24,000
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Question 3/12

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The Allies planned to deceive the Axis into believing that a landing would be made somewhere else. What was the name of this operation?
Operation Market Garden
Operation Fortitude
Operation Husky
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Question 4/12

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Which bridge was taken first by the British paratroopers?
Nijmegen Bridge
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Pegasus Bridge
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Question 5/12

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Temporary harbors were set up on the beaches. What were they called?
Mulberry
Gooseberry
Arnhems
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Question 6/12

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Which beach had the highest number of casualties?
Utah Beach
Omaha Beach
Juno Beach
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Question 7/12

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Who was the Supreme Allied Commander of the invasion forces?
Winston Churchill
General Maxwell Taylor
General Dwight. D. Eisenhower
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Question 8/12

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What cliff did the Rangers scale to relieve the pressure of forces on Omaha Beach?
Pointe du Hoc
Varsity
St Come du Mont
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Question 9/12

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What does the D stand for, anyway?
Debarkation
Deliverance
Something Else
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Question 10/12

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At what time did US troops land at Omaha Beach?
0630
0700
1000
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Question 11/12

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Which obstacle were glider troops particularly concerned about?
Czech Hedgehogs
Dragon's Teeth
Rommel's Asparagus
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Question 12/12

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Where did the 82nd Airborne division attempt to land?
Ste. Mare-Eglise
Carentan
Saint Marie du Mont
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1
If it wasn't for the weather, when would D-Day have occurred?
May 31st
June 4th
June 5th
2
How many airborne troops were landed?
10,000
14,000
24,000
3
The Allies planned to deceive the Axis into believing that a landing would be made somewhere else. What was the name of this operation?
Operation Market Garden
Operation Fortitude
Operation Husky
4
Which bridge was taken first by the British paratroopers?
Nijmegen Bridge
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Pegasus Bridge
5
Temporary harbors were set up on the beaches. What were they called?
Mulberry
Gooseberry
Arnhems
6
Which beach had the highest number of casualties?
Utah Beach
Omaha Beach
Juno Beach
7
Who was the Supreme Allied Commander of the invasion forces?
Winston Churchill
General Maxwell Taylor
General Dwight. D. Eisenhower
8
What cliff did the Rangers scale to relieve the pressure of forces on Omaha Beach?
Pointe du Hoc
Varsity
St Come du Mont
9
What does the D stand for, anyway?
Debarkation
Deliverance
Something Else
10
At what time did US troops land at Omaha Beach?
0630
0700
1000
11
Which obstacle were glider troops particularly concerned about?
Czech Hedgehogs
Dragon's Teeth
Rommel's Asparagus
12
Where did the 82nd Airborne division attempt to land?
Ste. Mare-Eglise
Carentan
Saint Marie du Mont