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Question 1: ________
List of military operations in the West European Theater during World War II by yearOperation Market GardenBattle of FranceOperation Overlord

Question 2: By March 1945, the Allied armies had advanced into Germany and had reached the ________.
LahnRhineKinzig (Rhine)Moselle (river)

Question 3: To ensure that the operation was a success, Montgomery insisted that an airborne component be inserted into the plans for the operation, to support the amphibious assaults that would take place; this was ________ Operation Varsity.
Operation WeserübungWorld War IIManhattan ProjectCode name

Question 4: In the British and Commonwealth system of ________, there was no distinct award for service in Operation Varsity.
British ArmyThe RiflesColours, standards and guidonsBattle honour

Question 5: The air attack involved more than 10,000 Allied aircraft and concentrated primarily on ________ airfields and the German transportation system.
Royal Air ForceHellenic Air ForceRomanian Air ForceLuftwaffe

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

Question 7: Operation Varsity (24 March 1945) was a joint American–British airborne operation that took place toward the end of ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 8: [24] First Parachute Army had three ________ stationed along the river; 2nd Parachute Corps to the north, 86th Corps in the centre, and 63rd Corps in the south.
Company (military unit)Division (military)CorpsRegiment

Question 9: One of these airborne formations, the British 6th Airborne Division, was a veteran division; it had taken part in ________ and the assault on Normandy earlier that year.
Western Front (World War II)Operation Market GardenOperation OverlordNormandy Landings

Question 10: The division had also been absent from ________, and the only action it had seen was during the Ardennes campaign; it was therefore a relatively inexperienced formation that had never taken part in a combat drop.
Operation Market GardenColmar PocketWestern Front (World War II)Dieppe Raid


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