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  • When and where was the U.S. Naval Academy founded?
    Annapolis, Maryland, in 1845

  • When and where was the U.S. Military Academy founded?
    West Point, in 1802.

  • Which cities in Japan were hit with the atomic bomb in World War II?
    Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

  • Japan attempted to conquer China prior to World War II, and instituted the policy of "Senko-seisaku". What was it?
    Total retaliation for any resistance.

  • In World War I, Germany's "Red Baron", Manfred von Richtofen downed how many enemy aircraft?
    He downed 80 enemy aircraft.

  • What does the "D" in D-Day stand for?
    The "D" in D-Day is merely meant to designate the "day" of the invasion. It is used in combat operations where the day needs to be secret (as in the most famous D-Day, the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944) or when the day has not yet been determined.

  • In which war was the Victoria Cross instituted?
    Crimea War.

  • What was the name of the place where the British worked at breaking German codes, during World War II?
    Bletchley Park.

  • What was the name of the place where the Americans worked at breaking German codes, during World War II?
    Arlington Hall.

  • What was the largest concentration camp during World War II?
    Auschwitz-Birkenau, which was built in 1940.


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