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Dutch East Indies, December 1941 - March 1942
Would you like to check your knowledge of the Pacific War 1941-1945 ? No problem ! Just take part at this quiz poll by clicking the correct answers. And please, ladies and gentlemen, no cheating! :-)

1. Who was the commander of British and Commonwealth forces on Malaya Peninsula and Singapore Island ?
Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Heath
Major-General Gordon Bennett
Lieutenant-General Arthur E. Percival

2. Who led the second wave of Japanese attack planes over Pearl Harbor ?
Cdr. Minoru Genda
Lt.Cdr. Shigekazu Shimazaki
Cdr. Mitsuo Fuchida

3. Who was the first Japanese Prisoner of War in American hands ?
Ensign Kazuo Sakamaki
Lieutenant Naoji Iwasa
Sub Lieutenant Masaharu Yokoyama

4. Which SNLF unit parachuted at Menado and who was its commander ?
3rd Yokosuka SNLF, Lt.Cdr. Koichi Fukumi
1st Yokosuka SNLF, Cdr. Toyoaki Horiuchi
Sasebo Combined Special SNLF, Cpt. Kunizo Mori

5. Where did Vice-Admiral Chuichi Nagumo commit suicide ?
Guam Island
Saipan Island

6. Who was the only surviving crewmember of Dutch submarine O-16, which sank on December 15th, 1941 ?
Corporal Bram Bos
Cdr. A.J. Bussemaker
Petty Officer Cornelis de Wolf

7. Who was the President of the Philippines in 1941 ?
Manuel Quezon
Sergio Osmena
Jorge Vargas

8. Who is considered as the "Father of the Kamikaze Air Corps" ?
Vice-Admiral Kimpei Teraoka
Vice-Admiral Takijiro Onishi
Vice-Admiral Nishio Tsukahara

9. Which country performed the first combat parachute drop in Latin America ?

10. Who was the commander of a small KNIL detachment on Tanimbar Islands, July 1942 ?
Lieutenant F. Hieronymus
Captain J.B.H. Willemsz Geeroms
Sargeant J. Tahija

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Bibliography . Article List . Geographic Names
Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942
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