The Post Quiz: Wars and Battles

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November is the month when many countries remember those who died in wars. As we all know, there have been too many wars in history. This is a sad quiz, but one, perhaps, we should all try to pass. Test your memory of war.

Wars and Battles

Why, that I cannot tell, said he, but 'twas a famous victory.   – Robert Southey, 'After Blenheim'
A tapestry illustrating a battle

We've listed the battles, sieges and campaigns. You name the war, or the theatre.

  1. Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, Bataan.
  2. Operation Torch, Operation Overlord, Operation Market Garden.
  3. Ypres, Verdun, Somme.
  4. Hexham, Tewkesbury, Bosworth Field.
  5. Antietam, Shiloh, Vicksburg.
  6. Roundaway Down, Marston Moor, Naseby.
  7. Ladysmith, Mafeking, Kimberley.
  8. Balaclava, Sebastopol, Oltenitza.
  9. Siege of Jerusalem, Siege of Acre, Battle of Arsuf.
  10. La Guaira, Porto Bello, Cartagena de Indias.

To find the answers, click the picture.

A veteran of the Normandy landings stands in front of a cemetery.
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