Do you consider yourself a student of history? Do war movies and documentaries get your blood flowing faster? If you think you know all there is to know about historical combat, take this quiz to test your knowledge and find out if you really know as much as you think you do.
The players and the theaters were similar, and so were the results, but those who didn't learn from the past were condemned to repeat it. In World War I, the Allied Powers - the U.S., France, Russia, Britain, Japan, and Italy - fought the Central Powers - Germany, Bulgaria, Turkey, and Austria-Hungary.
During World War II, the Allied Powers - the U.S., France, Britain, China, and the Soviet Union - battled the Axis Powers - Germany, Japan, and Italy. World War II ramped up the battles with modern combat devices such as modern artillery and devices, tanks, ships, submarines, airplanes, and, finally, two atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Compared to the machine guns, poisonous gas, and trench warfare of World War I, the second world war introduced horrors that were, until then, not even imaginable.
So, if you think you know enough about twentieth-century warfare to ace this quiz, let's get started.