Did you know ...
Allied damaged the Bombing of Bucharest in World War II University of Bucharest and uprooted trees at the Botanical Garden of Bucharest?
Allied force which in September 1944 was over a hundred times larger than the landed on Morotai Japanese force defending the island?
1944 German film was banned in Große Freiheit Nr. 7 Nazi Germany and only permitted by the Allies in late 1945?
during the later stages of
World War II, the Bordeaux wine estate served as a headquarters for the Château Lascombes Allied forces?
invasion of Normandy, more than a million poles Rommelspargel (pictured) placed to injure Allied paratroopers and glider infantry proved ineffective?
during Liberator that crashed in 1943 in New Zealand World War II was transferring Japanese men, women and children from the consular corps to exchange for Allied POWs?
was fought between Battle of San Marino Allied and German forces inside a neutral country?
two members of
, No. 450 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force, were among the 50 Allied POWs murdered by the , following Gestapo The Great Escape in 1944?
the capture of the strategic
by the Klisura Pass Greek army, in January 1941, was considered a major success by the Allied forces?
was a proposed Reggiane Re.2007 Italian fighter aircraft to be used in the final phase of World War II as a defense against the increasing Allied bombing raids?
was one of several refineries bombarded by the Romanian–American Refinery allied powers in Operation Tidal Wave during World War II?
Belgium to the Allies, Nazi Germany declared in 1944?
Flanders a reichsgau at great risk,
Squadron Leader of the Phil Lamason RNZAF negotiated the transfer of 166 allied airmen from Buchenwald concentration camp, a week before their scheduled execution?
M. E. Clifton James posed as Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery as part of an Allied deception plan called Operation Copperhead in 1944, and then went on to play himself in a 1958 biopic called ?
I Was Monty's Double
, a leader of the Leon Feiner Bund and of Żegota, wrote many communiques to the Western Allies describing the Holocaust in Poland?
Italian aerodynamicist took to the hills in 1943 with a trunk load of scientific documents to turn over to the Antonio Ferri Allies?
Allied aircraft, including the one that located the , were permitted to fly across Bismarck neutral Irish territory using the ?
, a series of Operation Cockade Allied deceptive operations during World War II, was so unsuccessful that it was later described as being “at best a piece of harmless play acting”?
was one of U-106 Germany's most successful submarines, sinking twenty-two Allied ships in World War II?
Allied pilots shot down over Poland in World War II are laid to rest at the in Rakowicki Cemetery Kraków?
Allied rearguard at the strategic pass of Thermopylae held off German forces invading Greece in 1941 at the most recent ?
Battle of Thermopylae
chronicles the second Flight of the Red Tail restoration of a P-51 Mustang bomber escort for the Allied Forces in the European Theatre of World War II?
sank seven U-515 Allied ships in a 12-hour period during her third patrol of the war?
66 years ago today, 168 captured
Allied airmen—accused by the Gestapo of being "Terrorflieger" (terror fliers)—arrived at Buchenwald concentration camp and subsequently formed the ?
More interesting facts on Allies of World War II
Include this on your site/blog:
Question 1: ________ provided the largest proportion of Chinese arms imports and technical expertise.
Question 2: The ________ started the war in Europe, when Britain and France declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939.
Question 3: Which of the following titles did Allies of World War II have?
Question 4: The Polish People's Army took part in the ________, the closing battle of the European theater of war.
Question 6: The members of the Pan American Union, who were all neutral between 1939 and 1941, formed a mutual defense pact at a conference of foreign ministers at ________, on 21 July 1940 – 30 July 1940.
Question 7: However, following the nominal unification of China in 1928, Chiang Kai-shek purged leftists from his party and fought against the ________, former warlords, and other militarist factions.
Question 8: The South African Prime Minister, Barry Hertzog, refused to declare war, leading to the collapse of his coalition government on 6 September; the new Prime Minister, ________, declared war that same day.
Question 10: Following the ________ in 1931, the Dominions of the British Commonwealth had independence in foreign policy.