10 most difficult World War II riddles A list of ten (out of 59) World War II related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly World War II quiz Who designed the German MP 40 submachine gun known as Schmeisser?Heinrich Vollmer. The MP 40 designed in 1938 by Heinrich Vollmer Its advanced and modern features made it a favorite among soldiers and popular in countries from various parts of the world after the war. It was often erroneously called "Schmeisser" by the Allies, despite Hugo Schmeisser's non-involvement in the weapon's design and production. very hard 14% Heinrich VollmerHeinrich Vollmer14%Hugo SchmeisserHugo Schmeisser54%Hans GrüberHans Grüber10%Paul MauserPaul Mauser20%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 4902 answers in 2 languages »pistols riddles » On August 9, 1945, B-29 bomber Bockscar lifted off, carrying the nuclear weapon "Fat Man". Which city was it heading to?Kokura. The crew was under orders to only bomb visually. When they got to Kokura they found the haze and smoke obscuring the city as well as the large ammunition arsenal that was the reason for targeting the city. They made three unsuccessful passes, and eventually headed for Nagasaki and its torpedo factory, the alternative target. In Japan, the phrase "Kokura luck" was coined to describe lucky avoidance of the great misfortune without being aware of it.very hard 23% HiroshimaHiroshima39%NagasakiNagasaki33%KokuraKokura23%MoscowMoscow3%Created by: Sophie Letherman. Statistics based on 6395 answers in 5 languages »Japan riddles » From what country did the Germans launch most of V2 rockets?From the Netherlands. The V-2 was the world's first long-range guided ballistic missile. The missile, powered by a liquid-propellant rocket engine, was developed during the Second World War in Germany as a "vengeance weapon", assigned to attack Allied cities as retaliation for the Allied bombings against German cities. V2 rockets were fired from the Netherlands near the Haguevery hard 25% from Polandfrom Poland34%from Germanyfrom Germany16%from the Netherlandsfrom the Netherlands25%from Francefrom France23%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 5083 answers in 2 languages »Third Reich riddles » What tank is that?KV-85. The tank presented on this picture is a KV-85, the last of KV series (from surname of soviet marshal Kliment Voroshilov). As the name suggests it had 85 mm gun. Only 148 of them were built.very hard 26% KV-85KV-8526%IS-1IS-112%IS-2IS-221%T-10T-1039%Created by: Raczek246. Statistics based on 306 answers in 2 languages »USSR riddles » How many trenches were dug during the Battle of Kursk?About 9000km. The Battle of Kursk was a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk in the Soviet Union during July and August 1943. The battle began with the launch of the German offensivevery hard 28% about 300kmabout 300km11%about 1000kmabout 1000km24%about 3000kmabout 3000km35%about 9000kmabout 9000km28%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 948 answers in 2 languages »wars riddles » Who, among those sentence to death in Nuremberg trials, wasn't hanged?Martin Bormann and Hermann Göring. 10 out of 12 people sentenced to death were hanged on October 16, 1946. Martin Bormann was sentenced in absentia with his remains found in Berlin in 1972 and eventually dated to 2 May 1945. Hermann Göring committed suicide the night before his execution.very hard 28% Joachim von RibbentropJoachim von Ribbentrop19%Martin BormannMartin Bormann15%Hermann GöringHermann Göring35%Martin Bormann and Hermann GöringMartin Bormann and Hermann Göring28%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 4757 answers in 2 languages »Nazi riddles » What is this?French submarine cruiser "Surcouf". Surcouf was the largest French submarine cruiser having served during the Second World War. The boat was lost during the night of 19 February 1942, in the Caribbean Sea, possibly after colliding with an American freighter. Surcouf was named after the French privateer Robert Surcouf. It was the largest submarine built until surpassed by the first Japanese very hard 29% Polish river monitor 'Krakow'Polish river monitor 'Krakow'38%Prototype German submarine U-1406Prototype German submarine U-140621%British marine monitor CyclopsBritish marine monitor Cyclops10%French submarine cruiser "Surcouf"French submarine cruiser "Surcouf"29%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 469 answers in 2 languages »submarines riddles » What was the name of "Mush" Morton's submarine?USS ,,Wahoo". Dudley Walker "Mush" Morton was a submarine commander of the United States Navy during World War II. He was commander of USS Wahoo during its third through seventh patrols. Wahoo was one of the most-celebrated submarines of World War II, sinking at least 19 Japanese ships, more than any other submarine of the time. Morton and Wahoo disappeared in 1943 during a patrol near La Perouse Strait, and he was ultimately declared deceased three years later. very hard 29% USS ,,Wahoo"USS ,,Wahoo"29%USS ,,Ronquil"USS ,,Ronquil"23%USS ,,Escolar"USS ,,Escolar"33%USS ,,Aspro"USS ,,Aspro"13%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2027 answers in 2 languages »ships riddles » What modification was made in the Ferdinand tank later renamed to Elefant?The machine gun was added. In September 1943, all surviving Ferdinands were recalled to be modified based on battle experience gained in the Battle of Kursk. During October and November 1943, 48 of the 50 surviving vehicles were modified by addition of a ball-mounted MG 34 machine gun.very hard 30% the main tank gun was recalibratedthe main tank gun was recalibrated25%the engine was replaced with a new more reliable onethe engine was replaced with a new more reliable one23%the catepillar track system was changedthe catepillar track system was changed20%the machine gun was addedthe machine gun was added30%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 862 answers in 2 languages »tanks riddles » Who became the Chancellor of Nazi Germany after Hitler's death?Joseph Goebbels. In accordance with Hitler's will and testament, Joseph Goebbels succeeded him as Chancellor of Nazi Germany. He served just one day in this post. The following day, Goebbels and his wife committed suicide, after poisoning their six children with cyanide.very hard 31% Hermann GoeringHermann Goering22%Heinrich HimmlerHeinrich Himmler16%Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels31%Wilhelm KeitelWilhelm Keitel29%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 696 answers in 3 languages »leaders riddles » Play World War II quiz and see all the questions.