SAT Subject US History Practice Question 85: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 85

1. The Battle of the Bulge took place when Allied troops

A. invaded North Africa
B. approached Germany's western border
C. fought German troops in Italy
D. landed on the beaches of Normandy
E. fought the Japanese at Iwo Jima

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

The Battle of the Bulge took place in late 1944 as Allied troops in Belgium approached Germany's western border. The Germans sought to stop the Allied advance but in the end were defeated, allowing the Allies to enter Germany in early 1945.

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