Random Military Q/A: Trivia Dec 30, 2007 19:14:27 GMT -5
Post by samSForce on Dec 30, 2007 19:14:27 GMT -5
I know....All the answers are given already.....thought some might just like to read through them, and not have to wait for me to get back with answers....lol.....
Q: What marked the first time since the Revolution that the U.S. accepted direct financial aid to fight a war?
A: The Persian Gulf War.
Q: What U.S. military base was won in the last major battle against Japan?
Q: What opportunistic country declared war on Japan five days before its surrender in 1945?
A: The Soviet Union.
Q: What U.S. war broke out the same year the federal government first printed paper money?
A: The Civil War.
Q: What country did ever-prudent King Farouk I declare war on in 1945?
Q: What Bill Murray Ghostbusters term did Persian Gulf Warriors use to describe being hit by chemical weapons?
Q: What did an enemy have to be, for a U. S. soldier to call him a "believer" in the Vietnam War?
Q: What trials, beginning in 1945, spawned the phrase "I was only following orders"?
A: The Nuremberg war crimes trials.
Q: What was the first war the U. S. took part in that was partially financed with lottery dollars?
A: The Revolutionary War.
Q: What southeastern state was the last to return to the Union after the Civil War.
Q: What Persian Gulf warrior called his young majors in charge of combat operations "Jedi Knights"?
A: Norman Schwarzkopf.
Q: Which two nations, constitutionally barred from military actions, sent money to support the Allied coalition against Iraq in " 1991"?
A: Germany and Japan.
Q: What Ohio city was the 1995 Bosnian peace accord signed in?
Q: What Civil War general graduated first in the West Point class of 1829?
A: Robert E. Lee
Q: What was the B-17 long-range bomber nicknamed in World War II?
A: The Flying Fortress.
Q: What English King introduced death by boiling and legalized the killing of gypsies?
A: Henry VIII.
Q: What two continents have never been the site of a major military conflict?
A: Antarctica and Australia.
Q: Who returned to Russia from exile in October, 1917?
A: Vlaldimir Ilyich Lenin.
Q: What song was the Navy band playing at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked?
A: The Star-Spangled Banner.
Q: What was the first war in which one jet plane shot down another/
A: The Korean War.
Q: What so called "war" spawned the dueling slogans "Better Dead Than Red" and "Better Red Than Dead" in the 1950s?
A: The Cold War.
Q: What modern vehicle was invented to circumvent trench warfare?
A: The Tank.