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1 Hong Kong D-Day Outbreak of War Canadas Early role Miscellaneous

2 This is the number of Canadian soldiers who were sent to Hong Kong.

3 What is 1975?

4 These are the names of the two batallions of Canadian soldiers that were sent to Hong Kong.

5 Who are the Winnipeg Grenadiers and the Royal Rifles of Canada?

6 These are the two parts of Hong Kong.

7 What are Kowloon (mainland) and the island of Hong Kong?

8 This is the name of a present day private school where a massacre of wounded soldiers took place during the battle of Hong Kong.

9 What is St. Stephens Hospital?

10 This is the date that the allies officially surrendered Hong Kong to the Japanese.

11 When was December 25 th, 1941?

12 This is the official name given to D- day.

13 What is Operation Overlord?

14 This is the name of the beach where Canada landed and was responsible for securing.

15 What is Juno Beach?

16 These are the names given to the crafts used to get soldiers ashore.

17 What are LCAs, LCTs, and LCIs?

18 This is the date of D-day.

19 When was June 6 th, 1944?

20 This is the name of the town the Canadians secured, fighting versus the best soldiers the German army had to offer.

21 What is/Where is Caen?

22 This is the policy countries employed when Germany began its aggressive behavior during the 1930s.

23 What is Appeasement?

24 This is the date that the Germans invaded Poland, thus beginning the Second World war.

25 When was September 1 st, 1939?

26 This is the statute, signed in 1931 between Canada and Great Britain, that gave Canada autonomy over its decision to take part in wars independent of Great Britain.

27 What is the Statute of Westminster?

28 This is the date that Canada declared war against Germany.

29 When was September 10 th, 1939?

30 This is the name given to the first nine months of the war when there was no large scale fighting amongst armies.

31 What is the « Guerre Fausse »?

32 This is the main reason the port of Halifax was the key port for Canada during WW II.

33 What is because it is « ice free » year round?

34 This is the main role Canada played during the early part of the war.

35 What was to act as a supply line to the Allied war effort in Europe?

36 This is the brach of the forces that were vital to the war effort because they transported the goods to the allies in Europe.

37 What is/Who were the « Merchant Marine »?

38 This is the name given to the training program of aviators of all allied nations that took place on bases all over Canada.

39 What is the BCATP (British Commonwealth Air Training Program)?

40 These were the primary ships used to transport goods and ammo to the allies in Europe.

41 What were Corvettes?

42 This is the name given to the new tactic employed by the Nazi army during the war that combined the power of artillery, infantry and air power.

43 What is « Blitzkrieg »?

44 This is the agreement between the Allies and Germany that was signed at the end of WW I that some historians believed led to WW II.

45 What is the Treaty of Versailles?

46 The year that Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany.

47 When was 1933?

48 This was one reason given for the need for the Battle of Dieppe.

49 What was to give experience to Canadian troops and allied commanders for an even larger invasion?

50 This is the date for the Battle of Dieppe.

51 When was August 19, 1942?


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