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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. On July 18th, Guderian received a report that von Kluge intended to do what?
(a) Surrender his forces.
(b) Launch a huge offensive.
(c) Declare an armistice in the West.
(d) Defect to the allies.
2. What occurred in Romania, following the routing of the German-allied Romanian troops?
(a) A coup d'etat.
(b) A guerrilla war.
(c) A communist revolution.
(d) An armistice.
3. Which of the following best describes the relationship that existed between the German General Staff and the Weimar Republic?
4. What was Guderian's primary concern, following the assassination attempt of July 20th?
(a) Proving his innocence.
(b) Organizing tank production.
(c) Protecting Hitler.
(d) Defending East Prussia.
5. Guderian claimed that Hitler became obsessed with which of the following after Stalingrad?
(a) Defeating Stalin.
(b) Protecting himself.
(c) Never surrendering.
(d) Armored warfare.
Short Answer Questions
1. Guderian describeed Germany as being controlled in what way?
2. Who originated the term "Blitzkrieg"?
3. What German forces were engaged in the Ardennes Offensive?
4. What did Dr. Geordeler want Guderian to help him with?
5. What fortress was the new commander of Army Group Vistulla ordeedr to relieve?
Short Essay Questions
1. What problems did the German General Staff face in the inter-war period?
2. How well did Himmler fare as the leader of Army Group Vistula?
3. What defensive mistake did Rommel make in dealing with the allied landings at Normandy?
4. What rumor did Guderian hear about Field Marshal von Kluge on July 18th?
5. What personal danger did Guderian face in Chapter 12?
6. What factors caused the German General Staff to adopt strategies for motorized and tank warfare?
7. According to Guderian, how did Hitler come to power?
8. Why was Guderian relieved from his command after the failed attack on the fortress?
9. What was the July 20th plot?
10. What major attack did Hitler order for Army Group Vistula during the events of Chapter 12?
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