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D-Day (Grade 8)

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D-Day

1. 
The landings on D-Day were the first phase of                      
  1. Operation Fortitude
  2. Operation Overlord
  3. Operation Bodyguard
  4. The Overland Campaign
2. 
D-Day was the first time Allied troopers had returned to France since what event?



3. 
What methods did the Allies use to deceive the Germans about the D-Day attack?



4. 
Why did the Allies attack Normandy rather than Calais?



5. 
What was the name of the German defensive system along the coast of France?
  1. The Maginot Line
  2. Hadrian's Walls
  3. The Atlantic Wall
  4. The Blitzkrieg
6. 
Why did the Allies target factories and airfields in their bombing raids prior to D-Day?



7. 
The beaches attacked on D-Day were               ,                 ,                 ,               , and                 .
8. 
The Allies called on the                 in France to sabotage the railways and telephone lines.
  1. Free French
  2. Resistence
  3. Commune
  4. Levée en masse
9. 
What were three factors that hindered the Allies from achieving all of its D-Day goals?



10. 
What was the official code name for the D-Day landings?
  1. Operation Torch
  2. Operation Skye
  3. Operation Cobra
  4. Operation Neptune

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