The official AHF USA quiz thread

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Takao » 02 Sep 2012 01:02

Well, "Operation Underworld" gives you several to chose from. IIRC, Joseph A. "Socks" Lanza was the first "Made" member of a crime family to cooperate with the US government. The most famous would be Salvatore Lucania (aka Charles "Lucky" Luciano), Meyer Suchowljansky (aka Meyer Lansky), and supposedly Anthony "Tough Tony" Anastasio.

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 02 Sep 2012 01:36

Yes, Lucky Luciano on my mind.
Helping for the Sicily Invasion.
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 11 Jul 2013 00:07

Well, another question.
Who is ?
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 18 Jul 2013 22:47

Clue: She broke something....
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 14 Aug 2013 01:05

2nd Clue: And made noise....
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Graham Clayton » 02 Jan 2014 03:01

Is she Jackie Cochran?
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 02 Jan 2014 08:42

Yes Graham, it's Jackie Cochran.
Better known in Australia than in USA, I see :D
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Graham Clayton » 06 Jan 2014 11:42

Thanks von Thoma.

What experiment did the US Navy try on the 10th of May 1942?
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Graham Clayton » 27 Jan 2014 00:47

I apologise for not giving a clue - I had to go into hospital for an operation, plus my laptop died. The answer is that the US navy experimented with increasing the range of aircraft by using them as towed gliders. Two F4F Wildcats were hooked to tow lines behind an Army A-20 bomber, had their engines cut and were towed for an hour for 180 knots at 7,000 feet.

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 31 Jan 2014 03:57

I wish a speedy recovery for you.
Another Question :
Who is this officer ?
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by LineDoggie » 10 Mar 2014 07:42

Isn't this LTC. George Stevens who made a color film in NW Europe while in the Signal Corps? he directed Shane
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 14 Mar 2014 08:03

Yes, it's the film director George Stevens.
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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 13 Apr 2014 19:04

We'll continue.
More USA officers.
Who are they ?

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by Anon mouse » 23 Apr 2014 02:12

Frank Capra (L) and John Ford (R)

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Re: The official AHF USA quiz thread

Post by von thoma » 24 Apr 2014 22:34

Correct !
Fortunately ,there are still americans who know to his great filmmakers.... :)
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