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Re: The official AHF WW2 in Africa & the Med quiz thread

Post by David W » 27 Jun 2014 17:42

Quickly correct!

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Post by Polar bear » 28 Jun 2014 14:55

hi,

let's stay in the naval realm: which was the largest (GRT) Allied merchanship lost in the Med ?

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Post by Polar bear » 18 Jul 2014 17:15

hi,

OK, I forgot to provide the usual hints ...

This was what it looked like ..

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Post by Polar bear » 26 Jul 2014 20:12

hi,

hint #2 ... during the probably most famous (and the one with the highest losses) Allied convoy in the Med ..

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Re: The official AHF WW2 in Africa & the Med quiz thread

Post by Dili » 27 Jul 2014 12:39

MV Waimarama?

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Post by Polar bear » 28 Jul 2014 11:22

hi, Dili,

that is correct !

over to you,

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Post by Dili » 28 Jul 2014 23:53

Okay.

Which was the name of the ship hit by a successful stern release torpedo attack, but not done by a submarine.

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Post by Dili » 30 Jul 2014 17:20

Hint. Was an allied military ship

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Post by Graham Clayton » 16 Aug 2014 07:49

Dili,

As there have been no replies, can you please give the answer and allow someone else to post a new question?
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Re: The official AHF WW2 in Africa & the Med quiz thread

Post by gttf » 16 Aug 2014 09:21

Hello, maybe the Mohawk, by Tarigo on april, 16th, 1941 (I'm not sure, frankly) ?


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Post by Dili » 17 Aug 2014 03:25

Nopes. Tarigo doesn't have a torpedo launcher at stern.

Target:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Eridge_(L68)

Stern torpedo launch:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MTSM_motor_torpedo_boat

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Post by Graham Clayton » 29 Mar 2015 10:24

As Dili hasn't posted the correct answer, I'll post a new question to get the quiz moving again?

Q: Which US Brigadier General mysteriously disappeared during the invasion of Sicily in 1943?
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Re: The official AHF WW2 in Africa & the Med quiz thread

Post by nmao » 30 Mar 2015 14:36

Brig. Gen. Charles L. Keerans, Jr. , the assistant commander of the 101st Airborne Division.

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Post by Graham Clayton » 30 Mar 2015 23:00

nmao,

Correct - the Keerans disappearance is one of the more unusual events that happened in the war:

http://www.thedailyobserver.ca/2011/03/ ... ll-keerans

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Re: The official AHF WW2 in Africa & the Med quiz thread

Post by nmao » 31 Mar 2015 00:56

Easy :)
Who was the first italian general captured in north africa?

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