Wednesday, 20 January 2016

The Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser — 20-1-2016: Wannsee

Right … 

I’ve got to admit to being at work, today: in a couple of hours time.

In the meantime?

That 4th generation Apple TV is paying its way: frankly … ?

Well frankly, the fact it’s got the BBC iPlayer on its AppStore is a blessing.

Means I can catch up with the Tracey Ullman Show!


But let’s get moving on to this week’s Brentwood Gazette weekly teaser, shall we?

Here’s this week’s: covered by the usual Creative Commons License* …
Q1) 20th January, 1942, saw senior Nazis hold the Wannsee Conference, to discuss the mass killing of which group of people?
Q2) Of German occupied where?
Q3) What did the Nazis call their mass killing program?
Q4) The conference was called by Reinhard Heydrich: a senior member of which Nazi organization?
Q5) Wannsee itself is a suburb of which German city?
Q6) The mass killings the Conference discussed were foreshadowed by German actions in Operation Barbarossa.   Operation Barbarossa was Nazi Germany’s invasion of where: Poland, Russia or Austria?
Q7) The Nazis killed many Jews in specialized death camps.   Many of these camps were in which East European country?
Q8) What was the name of the camp — in Poland — which saw the most killings take place: Auschwitz, Sobibor or Treblinka?
Q9) Many in the camps were killed with Zyklon B: made by the company, IG Farben.   In which year of the 1950s was IG Farben eventually dissolved?
Q10) The mass killings the Nazis carried out, has been given what name: the Hypocaust, Holocaust or Hydrocaust?
Here’s last week’s questions and answers …
Q1) 15th January saw Johnny Cash record two live concerts: at which prison?
Q2) The LP was recorded in which year of the 1960s?
Q3) The album was released later that year.   In which month: April, May or June?
Q4) The Prison shares its name with the town it’s in.   Both town and prison are in which US state?
Q5) The opening song on the album was called ‘Folsom Prison Blues.’   Cash wrote the song in which year?
Q6) That live version provided Cash with his first US hit since 1964.   THAT song was called ‘Understand your …’ what?
Q7) Side 2 of the album saw Cash perform ‘Jackson,’ with his wife.   What was her name?
Q8) Side 2 ALSO saw Cash And the band perform ‘The Green, Green Grass of Home.’   Which Welsh singer had a hit with it, in 1966?
Q9) Cash was backed at the concert by his wife, his backing band — the Tennessee Three — and by influential guitarist, Carl … who?
Q10) Finally … this was the first Cash recorded in a prison.   The second was recorded where: Rykers Island, San Quentin or Alcatraz?
A1) Folsom State Prison.
A2) 1968.
A3) May.
A4) California.
A5) 1955.
A6) Understand Your Man.
A7) June Carter Cash.
A8) Tom Jones.
A9) Carl Perkins. 
A10) San Quentin. 
Have a good week … 

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