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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In what branch was Guderian called to serve in 1921?
(a) The Mechanized Army.
(b) The General Staff.
(c) The Air Ministry.
(d) The Home Front.
2. What was the model number of the new tank, believed to be superior to German tanks, that Russia put into combat for the first time during the fighting around Smolensk?
3. When was the Sudetenland incorporated into Germany?
(a) June 1938.
(b) October 1938.
(c) September 1939.
(d) March 1939.
4. During the fighting around Smolensk, Von Kluge threatened to court-martial Guderian and what other German leader?
5. What river was Brest-Litovsk located on?
(a) The Odra River.
(b) River Brahe.
(c) The Vistula.
(d) The Bug River.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Germany's next target after Czeckoslovakia?
2. What was Guderian's strategic goal in the invasion of Poland?
3. By December of 1941, what hazard killed more German soldiers than enemy action?
4. In 1928, Guderian was assigned to teach what military subject?
5. What was the state of strategic thinking about the use of tanks in the German high command as of 1938?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Guderian believe France wanted to avoid real fighting?
2. What was the reaction in the Sudetenland when German motorized troops arrived?
3. How did Germany prepare to counter the T34 tank?
4. In 1933, how did the various leaders of the German military feel about tanks?
5. Why was Guderian not satisfied after the armistice with France?
6. What happened to the rest of Czechoslovakia after Germany occupied the Sudetenland?
7. What difficulties did Guderian face in the march on Austria?
8. Why was Hitler affected by his visit to Linz?
9. Why did Hitler forbid ground units to attack the routed English army at Dunkirk?
10. How did Guderian's military career change in 1921?
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