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Operation Dragoon: Quiz


Question 1: Operation Dragoon was the Allied invasion of southern France on August 15, 1944, during ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War II

Question 2: The Dragoon force met up with southern thrusts from Operation Overlord in mid-September, near ________.

Question 3: ________, and a composite U.S.
551st Parachute Infantry Battalion (United States)Airborne forces517th Parachute Infantry Regiment (United States)517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team

Question 4: [6] While having previously been undecided about the invasion of Southern France, ________ now came out in favor of the operation and Dragoon was put into action on short notice.
Richard NixonGerald FordDwight D. EisenhowerRonald Reagan

Question 5: The port city of Marseilles in Southern France was an attractive possibility to the commander of the Western Allies in Europe General ________.
Dwight D. EisenhowerRonald ReaganGerald FordRichard Nixon

Question 6: The Blitz - Cerberus - St Nazaire Raid - ________ - Defense of the Reich in 1942 - 1943
Dieppe RaidOperation Market GardenWestern Front (World War II)Phoney War

Question 7: General ________, the supreme commander of Allied forces on the Western Front.
Dwight D. EisenhowerRonald ReaganGerald FordRichard Nixon

Question 8: Seven Allied escort carriers, along with land-based fighter planes from ________, provided air cover.

Question 9: At first it was subordinate to AFHQ (Allied Forces Headquarters) under the command of General Sir ________ who was the supreme commander of the Mediterranean Theater.
John Vereker, 6th Viscount GortHenry Maitland Wilson, 1st Baron WilsonAlan Brooke, 1st Viscount AlanbrookeArchibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell

Question 10: ________ - Saar - The Heligoland Bight - Defence of the Reich in 1939
Phoney WarWestern Front (World War II)World War IIOperation Market Garden


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