The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by varjag » 09 Nov 2012 21:17

And an old hand like Polar Bear - had no trouble identifying the German weathership EXTERNSTEINE as USS CALLAO
after it's surrender in Greenland.

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Polar bear » 10 Nov 2012 13:16

hi and thanks, varjag,

another who is it ...

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by mescal » 10 Nov 2012 14:26

William D. Leahy.

(there are not so many Fleet Admirals)
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Post by Polar bear » 10 Nov 2012 17:07

hi, mescal,

he was the first ... and he was ambassador to France (although Vichy) ...

you were right, over to you, again ...

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by mescal » 10 Dec 2012 12:37

Hello,

My apologises for forgetting this thread ... :oops:

Next question :
What is it all about :
neutral_quizz.jpg
?
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Polar bear » 10 Dec 2012 14:29

hi, Olivier,

let me make an "educated guess" ...

The USN boarding party / prize crew of USS Omaha (CL-4) and USS Somers (DD 381) aboard the captured German blockade runner ODENWALD, tarned as US freighter WILLMOTO.

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by mescal » 10 Dec 2012 20:22

Exactly,
USA was still neutral by that time.

Your turn !
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Post by Polar bear » 12 Dec 2012 11:10

hi, Olivier,

yes, and the cover story for capturing her was that she was suspected of slave trading :lol: :milwink:

New question: Which major Allied warship went into an engagement just 10 days after commissioning ?

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by mescal » 12 Dec 2012 11:44

HMS Victorious - commissioned on 14th May.
Launched a strike against Bismarck at ~10pm on the 24th May.
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Post by Polar bear » 12 Dec 2012 21:34

hi, Olivier,

well done; quite fast, and correct, too

over to France !

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by mescal » 13 Dec 2012 12:53

Thank you, pb.

Where and when was this picture taken :
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Ironmachine » 13 Dec 2012 13:19

Australian troops with Morane-Saulnier MS.406C1 fighters of Groupe de Chasse I/7, Syria, in July 1941.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morane-Saulnier_M.S.406

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by mescal » 13 Dec 2012 14:47

Damn,
I didn't see the picture was directly available from the MS 406 wikipedia page ... :oops:
(I found it on a webpage about the Syrian campaign).

Anyway, another perfect answer, Ironmachine.

Up to you ...
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Ironmachine » 14 Dec 2012 19:50

Thanks.
I hope this will not be too difficult:
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Who?
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Trackhead M2 » 14 Dec 2012 19:59

Ironmachine wrote:Thanks.
I hope this will not be too difficult:
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Who?
Dear IM,
Neville Chamberlain?
Strike Swiftly,
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