Military Intelligence

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Time for a test of your military knowledge. Good luck!


  1. In which US state did former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill deliver his famous “Iron Curtain” speech?
  2. In the German Army, how many ranks are there between the ranks of Major and Oberst?
  3. What weapon was developed in a secret war research laboratory in Harvard in 1942?
  4. Hitler and Mussolini declared war on USA on this day in 1941. (Enter your answer in DDMM format)
  5. This US Infantry Division is also known as the Red Arrow Division.
  6. _ Days to War is a series of short dramas broadcast on BBC Two, focusing on real events that happened in the countdown to the Iraq War.
  7. On _-Day, the Allied forces landed on the Normandy beaches and began their operations to liberate German-occupied Northwestern Europe from Nazi control.
  8. Agent Orange was a herbicide which the US forces used extensively in the _ War to defoliate wooded areas so as to limit cover for guerrilla fighters.
  9. The most commonly used firearm during the American Civil War was the Lorenz Rifle. T/F
  10. The most commonly used weapon by the ancient Egyptian Army was the bow and arrow. T/F
  11. In the course of Julius Caesar’s Gallic Wars, how many times did he attempt to invade Britain?
  12. During the Falkland Wars, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher declared a _- nautical mile Exclusion Zone around the Falkland Islands.
  13. In the film Allied, Royal Canadian Air Force officer Max Vatan marries French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour, only to discover later that she is a German spy. How many children did they have together?
  14. The Battle of Posada ended on this day in 1330 with the defeat of the Kingdom of Hungary. (Enter your answer in DDMM format)
  15. Which Spartan king led a small army of 300 Spartans against a vastly superior Persian force in the Battle of Thermopylae?
  16. After the failed US attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro with the Bay of Pigs invasion, Fidel Castro turned to the Soviet Union for help to place nuclear missiles in Cuba to deter future invasion attempts. T/F
  17. _ Strategies of War is a book written by Robert Greene that guides the readers on the subtle social games of everyday life informed by military principles.
  18. The Second Servile War, which was an unsuccessful slave uprising against the Roman Republic, ended in _ BC.
  19. The Hundred Years’ War, waged between the rulers of England and France, lasted for 100 years. T/F
  20. How many Academy Awards was Saving Private Ryan nominated for?
  21. During WWII, how many weeks did it take for Japanese forces to take over Singapore from the time they first landed on Singapore to the time Singapore surrendered?
  22. Which emperor was the leader of Japan during WWII?
  23. The Bombe was a code-breaking device used by the British to decipher German encrypted messages during WWII. The first bombe, designed by Alan Turing, was named after his childhood friend Christopher. T/F
  24. In the film The Great Escape, British POWs plan to escape from a German POW camp during WWII. How many of them successfully escaped by the end of the film?
  25. The Battle of Actium, which took place in _ BC, was the decisive confrontation between Octavian and the joint forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
  26. The _, which initially served as Adolf Hitler’s personal bodyguards, later became one of the most powerful and feared organisations in Nazi Germany.
  27. The Second Boer War broke out on this date after the British rejected the Transvaal ultimatum. (Enter your answer in DDMM format)
  28. During WWI, what were placed atop the Eiffel Tower to give warning for approaching aircraft?
  29. In the film Black Hawk Down, when the US Delta Force was pinned down during the Battle of Mogadishu, reinforcements from the _th Mountain Division sent reinforcements to rescue them.

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