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Army History: Question #
Just after dawn on D Day, the 1st, 4th, and 29th Infantry Divisions assaulted what beaches?
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Questions in this topic: Army History

1 .
What date was the Army flag dedicated?
2 .
What is the oldest part of our Army?
3 .
What did the U.S. Army begin?
4 .
Who was the first commander in Chief of the Continental Army?
5 .
When was the start of the Revolutionary War?
6 .
When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
7 .
The Army received it's first real training from what former Prussian Officer at Valley Forge in the winter of 1778?
8 .
What did Baron Fredriech von Steuben teach the Continental Army at Valley Forge?
9 .
What is the name of the document that originally governed the United States and was later replaced by the "Constitution"?
10 .
The nation nearly doubled in 1803 when it purchased a huge expanse of territory from France in what became known as what?
11 .
Who was one of the most prolific writers of the early 19th century and would be the author of "The Army Regulations of 1821", the first written regulation by the Army since the publication of Baron von Steuben's "Blue Book"?
12 .
What were some of the areas covered in "The Army Regulations of 1821".
13 .
What is the bloodiest war in American history?
14 .
When and where did the Civil War actually begin?
15 .
The Union defeat at the First Battle of Bull Run showed the need for more what?
16 .
President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation on 22 September 1862 freed the slaves in any areas still under Confederate control as of what date?
17 .
Congress authorized the creation of the Medal of Honor on what date?
18 .
Who received the first Medal of Honor ever awarded?
19 .
The Battle of Gettysburg started on what date?
20 .
General Lee surrendered his Army on what date, marking the end of the Civil War?
21 .
Who was the only female to receive the Medal of Honor?
22 .
Congress declared war on Spain on what date?
23 .
When did World War I begin?
24 .
What event sparked the start of World War I?
25 .
On 23 February 1917 the British turned over to the US Government an intercepted note from the German foreign minister to the German ambassador in Mexico. In the note were instructions to offer Mexico an alliance in the event of war with the United States and promising that Mexico could regain what?
26 .
On what date did President Wilson ask Congress to declare war on Germany?
27 .
The Armistice ended the fighting at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. Known for many years as Armistice Day, what is it now called in the United States?
28 .
One result of WW I was the creation of what International body roughly similar to the United Nations of today?
29 .
National Defense Act of June 4, 1920 governed the organization and regulation of what until 1950?
30 .
On what date did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?
31 .
The Women's Army Corps was created in what year?
32 .
When was D Day?
33 .
Just after dawn on D Day, the 1st, 4th, and 29th Infantry Divisions assaulted what beaches?
34 .
President Truman authorized the use of two atomic bombs against Japan, destroying Hiroshima and Nagasaki on what dates?
35 .
The National Security Act of 1947 was a sweeping reorganization of the US military. What did it establish?
36 .
What year marked the start of the Korean War?
37 .
In early of what year did President Johnson begin a process of escalation that put 184,000 American troops in South Vietnam by year's end?
38 .
What is the longest war in U.S. History?
39 .
In early of what year did President Johnson begin a process of escalation that put 184,000 American troops in South Vietnam by year's end?
40 .
After a U.S. Marine was shot in 1989 in Panama, what Operation was launched?
41 .
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf and his Saudi counterpart sent their multinational ground forces across the border into Iraq in what in late February of what year?
42 .
On what date did the United States enormous support from the global community, respond to the attacks on September 11th, 2001 with attacks on the al-Qaeda network and the Taliban-controlled government of Afghanistan that was supporting it?
43 .
With a coalition that included Great Britain, Australia, Poland and 44 other nations, the United States began offensive military operations to remove Saddam Hussein from power and liberate Iraq on what date?
44 .
When was Saddam Husein captured?

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