Marine Corps Trivia - Page 6




 
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Boots
 
June 27th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Correct.

Gooch's Marines are considered to be the first "American" Marines by Marine Corps historians.


For 35 who said .................................................. ...


" The Marines have a propoganda machine equal to that of Stalin." ?
June 28th, 2005  
bulldogg
 
 
President Harry Truman
June 29th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Correct

For 100 Milbucks.

In 1939/40 a Marine Corps Reserve Capt. Invented both a Semi Auto Battle Rifle and a Light Machine gun meant to replace the M1903 Springfield Rifle and BAR for the Marine Corps. These were only issued on a limited basis.

Name the Capt. and the weapons.
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Boots
June 30th, 2005  
Pete031
 
 
Would it be the M41 Johnson LMG and the M41 Johnson Rifle? Designed by a Boston Lawyer and Reserve Marine Captain named Melvin Johnson Jr?
June 30th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Correct. 100 for the Grunt from Canada.


For 50

A current USMC unit traces it's history to the Joint Assault Signals Companies of WWII. The type of Unit depicted in the movie "WindTalkers"

What is the Full name of this Unit?
July 1st, 2005  
Jäger
 
 
You mean the 4th signal Company
July 1st, 2005  
FutureDevilDog
 
 
Actually the movie was "Windtalkers". Do I get some Milbucks for that?
July 1st, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Nope not Fourth Signal Co.


Duh? "Windtalkers" Yeah FDD I'll send ya 25 Milbucks for my Brain Fart.


The Unit in Question is involved in supporting arms.
July 2nd, 2005  
Pete031
 
 
Would it be the 1st Radio Reconnaissance Platoon? Just a stab in the dark...
July 2nd, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Nice Try Pete but No. The Unit I'm talking about controls Supporting Arms Fire for Allied Forces and US Forces other than the Marine Corps. It is made up of Artillery Marines, Communications Marines and Marine Aviators.