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Tuesday, October 26, 1999

Military Quiz 15 Answers

Constructed by Chuang Shyue Chou

Q1) Who was known as the 'Hammer of the Scots as well as the 'Lawgiver'?

Edward I.

Q2) Which well-known airpower theorist wrote 'Command of the Air' (Il dominio dell'ario) in Italy in 1921?

Giulio Douhet.

Q3) Who commanded the 14th Army and defeated the Japanese at Imphal and Kohima in June, 1944?

General William Joseph Slim.

Q4) What is the proposed replacement vehicle for the Luchs in the Bundeswehr (circa 1999)?

Fennek Armed Reconnaissance Vehicle. 164 vehicles will be procured for the Bundeswehr. (circa 1999).

Q5) What is the predecessor to the highly successful man-portable surface-to-air missile system Stinger?


Q6) What does the term 'Reconquista' refer to?

The Spanish reconquest of Spain following the Arab invasion in the 8th century which destroyed the Visigothic Kingdom. The reconquest continued over a period of two centuries.

Q7) Which tank's chassis is the Hetzer assault gun based on?

Pz Kpfw 38(t).

Q8) Name the decisive battle in the Austro-Prussian War of 1866.


Q9) Which Allied cruisers of the ABAD force were sank at the Battle of Java Sea?


Q10) Name the general who was ordered by Emperor Justianian to re-conquer Italy and he took Rome with a small force in a brilliant campaign.


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