The official AHF WW2 Western Europe quiz thread

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Re: The official AHF WW2 Western Europe quiz thread

Post by AVV » 05 Nov 2012 13:04

Hello!
St. Nazaire Raid of 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Nazaire_Raid

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Post by Polar bear » 05 Nov 2012 14:48

hi, Aleks,

that´s right, of course :milsmile: , I expected nothing less from you ... :milwink:

it´s your turn, again !

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Post by AVV » 06 Nov 2012 10:28

Thanks!
Now, a person.

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Post by AVV » 08 Nov 2012 09:11

The same man wearing uniform

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Post by AVV » 10 Nov 2012 16:54

He became hero of his native country... still almost 20 years after his death.

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Post by AVV » 14 Nov 2012 10:03

Still, he is also considered a hero in another country.

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Post by AVV » 24 Nov 2012 17:15

AVV wrote:Still, he is also considered a hero in another country.
But he came to this country not by his own will.

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Post by AVV » 27 Nov 2012 16:11

Born in 1920.

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Post by AVV » 29 Nov 2012 09:49

Died in 1944.

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Post by AVV » 01 Dec 2012 15:16

AVV wrote:Died in 1944.
... in France.

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Post by AVV » 06 Dec 2012 10:13

A tough question, as I see. :?
Well, this man served both in regular army and querilla force.

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Post by dgfred » 06 Dec 2012 18:23

Was he the guy that commanded over Russian soldiers fighting with/for Germany?

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Post by AVV » 07 Dec 2012 09:00

Hello!
dgfred wrote:Was he the guy that commanded over Russian soldiers fighting with/for Germany?
To certain degree, yes. He fought together with French Resistance.

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Post by AVV » 10 Dec 2012 11:45

One of his pseudonyms was "lieutenant Gromovoy".

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Post by John Hilly » 10 Dec 2012 20:26

Of what I remember he was a Soviet (not Russian) POW who escaped from Germans and joined the French resistance.

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