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Question 1: In their retreat the German forces under General ________ devastated large areas of northern Finland with scorched earth tactics.
Johannes BlaskowitzLothar RendulicGotthard HeinriciEduard Dietl

Question 2: Starting on the 1st of October 1944, Germans imprisoned 132 persons in the town of Kemi and 130 in ________, 24 of them women.

Question 3: With this firm Finnish reply, the Germans dropped their threats, and released the Finnish hostages unharmed on 11 October, near ________.

Question 4: As early as the summer of 1943, the ________ began making plans for the eventuality that Finland might make a separate peace agreement with the Soviet Union.
Adolf HitlerOberkommando der WehrmachtWilhelm KeitelWehrmacht

Question 5: The Lapland War (Finnish: Lapin sota) were the hostilities between ________ and Nazi Germany between September 1944 and April 1945, fought in Finland's northernmost Lapland Province.

Question 6: While the Finns saw this as a separate conflict much like the ________, German forces considered their actions to be part of the Second World War.
Continuation WarVyborg–Petrozavodsk OffensiveWinter WarEastern Front (World War II)

Question 7: Casualties among these POWs were high, due in part to the fact that many of them had been captured in southern ________ and were still in summer uniform.
Western EuropeEastern EuropeBalkansEurope

Question 8: The German forces retreated to ________, and Finland managed to uphold its promise to the Soviet Union.
NorwayUnited StatesPolandGermany

Question 9: Since June 1941, Germany and Finland had been at war with the Soviet Union, co-operating closely in the ________.
Continuation WarEastern Front (World War II)Winter WarVyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive

Question 10: During the winter of 1943-1944, the Germans improved the roads from northern ________ to northern Finland by extensive use of POW labour.
GermanyPolandNorwayUnited States

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