Battles & Wars 1

Published: Thursday 8th July 2010
  1. On what date did Britain and France declare war on Germany at the start of WW2?
  2. What was the name of the peace treaty entered into at the end of WWI?
  3. In which town was Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated in 1914 to start WWI?
  4. Which country was victorious at the Battle of Flodden?
  5. In which Libya seaport did Australian troops endure a long siege in WW2?
  6. Which war was fought in the far East from 1950 to 1953?
  7. What famous incident took place at the Battle of Balaclava?
  8. Which country has been the site of most European battles?
  9. What were the names of the two Royal houses that fought the War of the Roses?
  10. Which armoured division became known as "The Desert Rats" during the Second World War?
  11. What was the code name for the allied operation to liberate Kuwait in the 1990s?
  12. What was the last battle of the War of the Roses?
  13. What is the name of the tapestry depicting the battle of Hastings in 1066?
  14. Who was the Argentine leader at the outbreak of the Falklands War?
  15. In which war was the battle of Marston Moor fought?
  16. Which general lead his army across the Alps together with elephants?
  17. The invasion of which country by Germany lead to the Second World War?
  18. Who commanded the Allied ground forces in the Normandy invasion in 1944?
  19. Before the present conflict in Afghanistan, which was the longest war in US history?
  20. The battle of Fort Sumter was the opening battle in which war?
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