The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Ironmachine » 22 Dec 2012 21:15

Spain (borders with Portugal and Andorra)?

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Polar bear » 22 Dec 2012 23:51

hi, Ironmachine,

quite right, I was sure that at least you would know that.

over to Spain !

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Ironmachine » 23 Dec 2012 08:49

Thanks, pb.
A man linked to two of those three countries:
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Who?
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Graham Clayton » 31 Dec 2012 04:03

Antonio de Oliveira Salazar - Prime Minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968?
"Air superiority is a condition for all operations, at sea, in land, and in the air." - Air Marshal Arthur Tedder.

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Ironmachine » 31 Dec 2012 08:38

No, this man is not Portuguese.

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Post by Ironmachine » 06 Jan 2013 09:36

The same man, much later, with a relative:
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Adam Carr » 06 Jan 2013 10:01

Nicolas Franco Bahamonde, brother of the dictator and Ambassador to Portugal.

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Ironmachine » 08 Jan 2013 13:39

Yes, Nicolás Franco, Spanish Ambassador to Portugal from 1937 to 1957.
Over to you.
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Adam Carr » 08 Jan 2013 14:03

OK, I've learned not to make these questions too easy, since there are people at this forum with phenomenal levels of knowledge. What and where is this? (From my photo collection, January 2011)
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Trackhead M2 » 08 Jan 2013 18:33

Adam Carr wrote:OK, I've learned not to make these questions too easy, since there are people at this forum with phenomenal levels of knowledge. What and where is this? (From my photo collection, January 2011)
Dear AC,
It is of a US Naval Officer; perhaps at the US Naval Academy? Who he is is tough; Arleigh Burke?
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Adam Carr » 09 Jan 2013 02:11

I didn't ask who he is: so far as I know it's a generic US Navy officer.

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Post by Trackhead M2 » 09 Jan 2013 19:34

Adam Carr wrote:I didn't ask who he is: so far as I know it's a generic US Navy officer.
Dear AC,
Is it at the Academy?
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Adam Carr » 11 Jan 2013 11:37

No, it's not in the US.

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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Polar bear » 30 Jan 2013 20:15

hi, Adam,

after more than two weeks, what about a hint to get going again ?

greetings, the pb
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Re: The official AHF Allies & Neutral States quiz thread

Post by Rob Stuart » 23 Feb 2013 22:47

Hmm. A statue of a generic USN officer but not in the US. Australians regard the Battle of the Coral Sea as preventing a Japanese invasion of their contry. Could it be in Australia?

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