Marine Corps Trivia




 
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Boots
 
June 5th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 

Topic: Marine Corps Trivia


Okay these questions will get progressively harder, and will pay off according to degree of difficulty.

First Question is worth 10 milbucks.

During the War of 1812 and the taking of Washington DC one goverment building was not burned. Name the building and it's location.
June 5th, 2005  
rotc boy
 
 
the Marine Corps barracks on 8th and I street
June 5th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Good Job. Next Question worth 25 milbucks

The Marine Aviation Contingent on Guadalcanal took it's nickname from the Code Word that referred to Henderson Field. What was the Marine Air Wing units nickname?
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Boots
June 5th, 2005  
fronzz
 
 
um.... pass
June 5th, 2005  
DTop
 
 
Were they a thorn in the side of the Japanese?
June 5th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Why yes Top. They were a Thorn in the side of the Japanese. or more like a spine.
June 6th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
In addition to Tops Hint. Here's another. The Code name for Henderson Field was the name of a plant generally found in arid terrians.

Payoff is now 45 milbucks.
June 6th, 2005  
FutureDevilDog
 
 
What is Cactus?
June 6th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by FutureDevilDog
What is Cactus?

Cactus what? Bring it in for the win FDD.
June 6th, 2005  
FutureDevilDog
 
 
Cactus Air Force