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Question 1: Western Front was a term used during the First and Second World Wars to describe the "contested armed frontier" between lands controlled by ________ to the East and the Allies to the West.

Question 2: During the war the front moved much further, as far West as the English Channel and as far East as the line which would become the Iron Curtain during the ________.
Cold WarCentral Intelligence AgencyJoseph StalinVietnam War

Question 3: The United States entered the war on the side of the ________ in 1917 and by the summer of 1918 had an army of around half a million men, this rising to a million by the time the Armistice was signed on November 11, 1918.
Treaty of VersaillesWorld War IEuropean theatre of World War IAllies of World War I

Question 4: Battles typically lasted for months and lead to casualties measured in the hundreds of thousands for attacker and defender alike, such as the ________, where 20,000 men died on the first day.
Hundred Days OffensiveBattle of PasschendaeleBattle of the SommeWestern Front (World War I)

Question 5: Although fighting took place in ________ and Italy these are not usually included as part of the Western Front but as separate campaigns.
PolandUnited StatesNorwayGermany

Question 6: The ________ between Italy,and Austro-Hungarian Empire, which was a member of the Central Powers, is usually considered to be a separate front.
Balkans Campaign (World War I)World War IWestern Front (World War I)Italian Campaign (World War I)

Question 7: (The count includes all fronts except the ________, which would be counted as the western front.
Western EuropeBalkansEastern EuropeEurope

Question 8: By that time western allied forces were on a front which stretched from the Baltic east of Denmark, southwards along the river Elbe, through the German/Czechoslovakia border into ________ and North Italy.
HungaryCzech RepublicAustriaPoland

Question 9: It started with the ________ with the allies taking up positions which created a front similar to that held during most of World War I.
World War IIWestern Front (World War II)Operation Market GardenPhoney War


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