The official AHF USA quiz thread

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 24 Dec 2011 21:53

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Marcus » 25 Dec 2011 10:20

You are of course correct. The question is yours.

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 25 Dec 2011 15:25

What 's his name ?
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Anon mouse » 27 Dec 2011 04:59

John Cantius Garand (January 1, 1888 – February 16, 1974)


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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 27 Dec 2011 14:42

All right ! Your turn,please.
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Anon mouse » 30 Dec 2011 22:31

What might be this gent's claim to fame?

Extra credit - where did he later serve?
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Jack Nisley » 31 Dec 2011 14:43

Hollis Hills. Flying with RCAF shot down a FW 190 during Dieppe Raid in Aug 1942 while flying a Mustang I, first kill by P-51 series aircraft. Later flew with USN, VF-32 off USS Langley (CVL-27). Scored 3 kills over Truk on April 29, 1944.

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Anon mouse » 02 Jan 2012 23:29

Absolutely correct, Jack, and the extra credit, too.

Looks like your turn! Happy New Year!

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Jack Nisley » 03 Jan 2012 13:48

Thank You and Happy New Year to You!

What was the US Army Air Force Fighter Group with the highest total of air-to-air "kills" in World war II.

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Galahad » 02 Feb 2012 19:20

4th Fighter Group

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Jack Nisley » 05 Feb 2012 02:11

Sorry, No. Remember, air-to-air kills. You have one numeral correct, but need to be on the other side of the globe.

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Galahad » 16 Mar 2012 15:34

Since no one has gotten it, I'll give it another go. The answer has to be the 49th Fighter Group, which beat out the ETO champion 56th Fighter Group by 1 victory--678 to 677.

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Trackhead M2 » 28 Jul 2012 15:31

Galahad wrote:Since no one has gotten it, I'll give it another go. The answer has to be the 49th Fighter Group, which beat out the ETO champion 56th Fighter Group by 1 victory--678 to 677.
Dear Big G,
Was old "eight behind"in that group?
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Marcus » 01 Sep 2012 15:41

Anyone willing to post a new question to get this moving again?

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 02 Sep 2012 00:30

Well I'll take it.
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