WW2 Trivia - Page 13




 
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Boots
 
November 26th, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
What successful attack was studied by the Japanese as a basis for Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor? Name both sides of the attack and the place and date.
November 26th, 2005  
The Cooler King
 
The Battle of Taranto comes to mind. The battle took place on November 12, 1940 between the United Kingdom and Italy.
November 26th, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
You're right and you're up....
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Boots
November 26th, 2005  
The Cooler King
 
Ok, what was the furthest airborne assault in terms of distance flown from base during WWII?
November 26th, 2005  
RexMundi
 
Operation Market Garden?
November 26th, 2005  
The Cooler King
 
Nope.
November 26th, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
The 509th spearheaded the Allied invasion of North Africa. The longest Airborne operation occurred 8 November 1942. After a C-47 flight of over 1600 miles from England, the battalion seized Tafarquay Airport in Oran, Algeria by parachute assault.
November 26th, 2005  
The Cooler King
 
Right on the money TomTom. This was also the first allied jump of the war if I am not mistaken. Back over to you.
November 27th, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
German Paratroopers suffered such heavy casualties that Hitler never used them as Paratroops again. Where and when was the battle?
November 27th, 2005  
The Cooler King
 
Crete in '41.