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World War II English Worksheets For Comprehension

Comprehensions on some of the important events of World War II.

The Second World War: War Begins

An account of the very earliest days of the war.

The Second World War: War Begins
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The Second World War: The Blackout

Information and questions about the Blackout during the early part of the war.

The Second World War: The Blackout
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The Second World War: Dad's Army

The start of the Home Guard, or Dad's Army as it was known.

The Second World War: Dad's Army
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The Second World War: Evacuees

Over 3 million people were moved out of British cities to avoid being bombed.

The Second World War: Evacuees
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The Second World War: The Blitz

Attacks on British cities by German bombers.

The Second World War: The Blitz
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The Second World War Bombs

A personal description of life in London during the Blitz.

The Second World War Bombs
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The Second World War: Women's Voluntary Service

Set up by women to help people during the bombing and evacuation.

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The Second World War: Women's Auxiliary Air Force

The Women's Auxiliary Air Force was formed in 1939. More information and questions about this.

The Second World War: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
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The Second World War: The Land Army

Information and questions, with answers, on the Land Army.

The Second World War: The Land Army
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The Second World War: The Battle Of Britain

The Battle of Britain took place in the skies over Britain.

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The Second World War: Rationing

Food, clothes and much more were rationed during and after the war.

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The Second World War: The Maginot Line

A not so successful defence against the German invasion of France.

The Second World War: The Maginot Line
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The Second World War: Dunkirk

A great evacuation, saving many lives.

The Second World War: Dunkirk
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The Second World War: The Auxiliary Territorial Service

Queen Elizabeth was one of the members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service.

The Second World War:  The Auxiliary Territorial Service
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Second World War Pearl Harbor

Events leading up to Japan attacking Pearl Harbor.

Second World War Pearl Harbor
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Occupation of the Channel Islands

The Channel Islands were occupied by Germany during World War Two.

Occupation of the Channel Islands
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The Second World War: Life In The WAAF (later)

A personal account of life in the WAAF at the end of the war.

The Second World War: Life In The WAAF (later)
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Second World War Requisition of Tyneham

Fascinating facts about the lost village of Tyneham in Dorset.

Second World War  Requisition of Tyneham
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The Second World War D Day: Exercise Tiger

Some of the amazing events leading up to D-Day.

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The Second World War D Day The Normandy Landings

A summary of the events of D Day and the Normandy landings.

The Second World War  D Day The Normandy Landings
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Second World War: Planning a Great Escape

A look at the plan to escape from Stalug Luft III, the German prison camp.

Second World War: Planning a Great Escape
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Second World War: Digging for a Great Escape

'Tom', 'Dick' and 'Harry' were the names of the three escape tunnels.

Second World War: Digging for a Great Escape
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Second World War: A Great Escape

The final escape and consequences.

Second World War: A Great Escape
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Second World War: Battle of Malta

The great heroics of the people of Malta during the Second World War.

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Second World War: Espionage and Louise

The story of Violette Szabo, posthumously awarded the George Cross.

Second World War: Espionage and Louise
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Second World War: Espionage and Lise

The story of Odette Brailly, the only woman to receive the George Cross whilst alive.

Second World War: Espionage and Lise
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Second World War: Dam Busters 1

Planning for bombing the dams in Germany.

Second World War: Dam Busters 1
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Second World War: Dam Busters 2

Preparations for the bouncing bomb.

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Second World War: Dam Busters 3

The 'Dam Busters' mission.

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Second World War: Electronic (Radar) Espionage

A look at the work of 192 Squadron, carrying out espionage during the Second World War.

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Second World War: The Bomber Boys

67 years after the end of the war Bomber Command was finally recognised with a memorial in Green Park, London.

Second World War: The Bomber Boys
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Second World War: Burma Railway

A look at prisoners of war building the railway line in Burma.

Second World War: Burma Railway
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Second World War: Guests of the Emperor

A look at the Japanese prisoner of war camps.

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Second World War: End of the War

The end of the war in Europe and the Far East.

Second World War: End of the War
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