WW2 questions This is a list of recently added questions about WW2. What is the name of Japanese general and politician that was called "The Hitler of the Far East" during WW II?Hideki Tojo was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army and the Prime Minister of Japan during much of WW II. He was responsible for ordering the attack on Pearl Harbor. After the war, Tojo was arrested, sentenced to death by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, and hanged on December 23, 1948.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 27% Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui32Tadamichi KuribayashiTadamichi Kuribayashi84Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto370Hideki TojoHideki Tojo187history of Japan riddles » Who was appointed by Adolf Hitler as his successor?Joseph Goebbels. Hitler appointed the following as the new Cabinet and as leaders of the nation: President of the Reich, Minister of War and Commander-in-Chief of the Navy: Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz Chancellor of the Reich: Dr. Joseph GoebbelsCreated by: Tschuka very hard 33% Heinrich HimmlerHeinrich Himmler125Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels177Hermann GöringHermann Göring95Karl DönitzKarl Dönitz133Adolf Hitler riddles » On which island did Nazis build this colossal tourist complex?Rügen. Prora was built by Nazi Germany as a beach resort on the island of Rügen, Germany, which is known for its colossal Nazi-planned tourist structures. The enormous building complex is 4.5 kilometres in length, and was built between 1936 and 1939.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 67% GottlandGottland124RügenRügen1062FurillenFurillen245CreteCrete138Baltic Sea riddles » Which country was the first to use military night vision devices?Germany. The first military night vision devices were introduced by the German Army as early as 1939. By the end of World War II, approximately 50-60 Panthers had been equipped with the infrared night-vision devices; also the "Vampir" man-portable system for infantry was used.Created by: Tschuka very hard 27% RussiaRussia95USAUSA316GermanyGermany176ChinaChina61weapons riddles » What was the name of the U.S. military unit known as the 'Ghost Army'? 23rd Headquarters Special Troops. The 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, also known as the Ghost Army, was the US Army unit responsible for fooling the Germans into believing that the D-Day landings would be at Pas-de-Calais, not Normandy. Their next assignment was to create a fake Mulberry harbor. After that, they were tasked with faking the existence of two 30,000 man Allied armies in France. They accomplished this with inflatable tanks and cars, dummy radio communication, valleys full of tents, and recordings of gunfire, talking, and mechanical sounds. The Germans never discovered the secret of the 23rd.Created by: Grady Lewisvery hard 21% 23rd Headquarters Special Troops23rd Headquarters Special Troops3932nd Deceptive Tactics Battalion32nd Deceptive Tactics Battalion3324th Specialist Division (West)24th Specialist Division (West)5134th Elite Task Group34th Elite Task Group61history riddles » Which army used anti-tank dogs during the WW2?Soviets. Anti-tank dogs were taught to carry explosives to tanks. The original idea was for a dog to release the bomb and return to the operator, but it was unsuccessful and replaced by an impact detonation procedure. The U.S. military trained anti-tank dogs in 1943 for use against fortifications, but never deployed them.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% GermansGermans7543SovietsSoviets26523JapaneseJapanese2884AmericansAmericans1778wars riddles » Which army used diesel engines in their tanks during the WW2?Soviets. Most of the nations at the time used lighter and more efficient petrol engines, often taken from the aviation industry. Soviets however decided to mass-produce diesel engines. There were several reasons: diesel fuel was less flammable and therefore safer, Soviet Union had the huge aluminium forge capacity, and they didn't have large diesel-consuming fleet.Created by: Kate Pierrickhard 46% GermansGermans7754BritishBritish2131AmericansAmericans2783SovietsSoviets11189tanks riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.