Battle of the Bulge

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Battle of the Bulge.

1. Where was the Battle of the Bulge fought?
a. France
b. Germany
c. Belgium
d. Denmark
e. Great Britain

2. From what two countries were most of the troops who fought in the battle?
a. Great Britain and Belgium
b. Germany and France
c. United States and France
d. Belgium and Germany
e. Germany and the United States

3. What was the weather like during the battle?
a. Cold and snowy
b. Sunny and warm
c. Raining
d. Hot and humid
e. Mild

4. How did the Battle of the Bulge get its name?
a. It was fought near the city of Bulge
b. From the shape of the battle front when the Germans pushed back the center of the American line
c. From the River Bulge where much of the fiercest fighting occurred
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

5. True or False: Most of the American troops fled as they were overrun by the German attack?

6. When did the battle begin?
a. 3-Sep-39
b. 7-Dec-41
c. 17-Sep-42
d. 3-Jan-44
e. 16-Dec-44

7. What did General Anthony McAuliffe reply when the Germans surrounded him and demand he surrender?
a. Never!
b. No, you surrender.
c. Bring it on.
d. Nuts!
e. Run!

8. About how many American troops fought in the Battle of the Bulge?
a. 19,000
b. 88,000
c. 130,000
d. 300,000
e. 600,000

9. What happened after the German troops broke through the lines in the initial attack?
a. Small pockets of American forces continued to harass the Germans
b. American forces dropped back, but did not give up
c. Eventually General Patton and the 3rd army reinforced American troops
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

10. Who eventually won the battle?
a. The Allies
b. The Germans
c. The Italians
d. The Belgians
e. No one won

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