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OK, fellas. Let's see if you can answer the following questions without the use of a reference. Answers to follow soon. Good Luck!

1. What is the U.S. Army's third highest decoration for conspicuous gallantry in combat?

2. What was the highest decoration earned by Gen. George Patton?

3. What did the "P" designate when referring to U.S. aircraft during WWII? (P-38, P-40, P-51 etc.)

4. What was the Soviet Union's main battle tank during WWII?

5. Name the Luftwaffe's fighter aircraft that could have turned the tide of war during WWII, but was produced in limited numbers and near the end of the conflict?

6. A U.S. Navy Commander is the same rank as an Air Force/Army...?

7. How many Navy Crosses did Marine Lt. Gen. "Chesty" Puller receive during his career?

8. What was the "name" designated for the B-24?

9. Name two German WWII fighter aircraft.

10. Which U.S. Navy fighter was called "whistling death" by the Japanese?
 

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#3..Pursuit
#4..T34
#5 ME 262
#6 Colenel
#7 5
#8 Liberator
#9 FW 190 and the ME 109
#10 Corsair

Edit to add #1 might be the DSC, not sure though.
 
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1. ?

2. ?

3. Pursuit

4. T-34

5. ME-262

6. Lt. Col.

7. Five. Good night, Chesty. Semper Fi.

8. Liberator

9. ME-109, FW-190

10. F4U Corsair, aka "Hosenose"


I did NOT cheat.

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LOL at Fireman -- magic fingers on the keyboard this AM!

Three minutes lead.

Congrats, Fireman.

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LOL at Fireman -- magic fingers on the keyboard this AM!

Three minutes lead.

Congrats, Fireman.

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LOL at Fireman -- magic fingers on the keyboard this AM!

Three minutes lead.

Congrats, Fireman.

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1) Silver Star

2) Distinguished Service Cross with One Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster.

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1) Silver Star
3) Propeller
4)T-33 (late war)?
5) FW-190D/ME-262
6) Colonel
8)Liberator
9)ME-109 FW-190
10)F4Corsair
 

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8. Was the Liberator, or "Flying Boxcar" My father was with the 5th AF 90 BG "Jolly Rogers" in WWII.
 

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Re: Military/WWII Trivia

Bachelor_of_Science said:
OK, fellas. Let's see if you can answer the following questions without the use of a reference. Answers to follow soon. Good Luck!

1. What is the U.S. Army's third highest decoration for conspicuous gallantry in combat? The Silver Star

2. What was the highest decoration earned by Gen. George Patton? The Distinguished Service Cross (x2)

3. What did the "P" designate when referring to U.S. aircraft during WWII? (P-38, P-40, P-51 etc.) "Patrol" or "Pursuit," depending on sortie.

4. What was the Soviet Union's main battle tank during WWII? T-34

5. Name the Luftwaffe's fighter aircraft that could have turned the tide of war during WWII, but was produced in limited numbers and near the end of the conflict? Messerschmitt Me-262

6. A U.S. Navy Commander is the same rank as an Air Force/Army...? Lieutenant Colonel

7. How many Navy Crosses did Marine Lt. Gen. "Chesty" Puller receive during his career? 5 plus 1 Distinguished Service Cross (Army)

8. What was the "name" designated for the B-24? "Liberator"

9. Name two German WWII fighter aircraft. Me-109, Me-110, FW-190

10. Which U.S. Navy fighter was called "whistling death" by the Japanese?F4-U "Corsair"
 

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Noah Zark said:
LOL at Fireman -- magic fingers on the keyboard this AM!

Three minutes lead.

Congrats, Fireman.

Noah
Thanks, although I missed the Lt on Lt Colonel.
 
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