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Question 1: The Allied Naval Expeditionary Force was divided into two Naval Task Forces: Western (Rear-Admiral Alan G Kirk) and Eastern (Rear-Admiral Sir ________).
Philip VianTribal class destroyer (1936)Operation VigorousNorwegian Campaign

Question 2:
Who was a commander in the Invasion of Normandy?
Omar N. Bradley
Omar al-Aqta
Omar Iman
Omar Bradley

Question 3:
Which of the following was a combatant in the Invasion of Normandy?
Great Britain

Question 4: The other mechanized divisions capable of intervening in Normandy were retained under the direct control of the German Armed Forces HQ (________) and were initially denied to Rommel:
Adolf HitlerWehrmachtWilhelm KeitelOberkommando der Wehrmacht

Question 5: The "D-Day" forces deployed from bases along the south coast of England, the most important of these being ________.
Brighton and HoveReading, BerkshireSouthamptonPortsmouth

Question 6:
Where did Invasion of Normandy take place?
Near Heliopolis, Egypt
Near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Southeastern Tennessee
Normandy, France

Question 7:
How many casualties were there in the Invasion of Normandy?
113,059 casualties
20 000 - 70 000
8 wounded

Question 8: The objective of the operation was to make a lodgement that was anchored in the city of ________ (and later Cherbourg when its deep-water port was captured).

Question 9: Once the beachhead was established, two artificial ________ were towed across the English Channel in segments and made operational around D+3 (June 9).
Atlantic WallMulberry harbourNormandy LandingsOperation Overlord

Question 10: Zetterling, Niklas (2000), Normandy 1944: German Military Organisation, Combat Power and Organizational Effectiveness, ________: J.J.


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