Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Felicific Forest
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    28 May '04 15:102 edits
    Hi there !

    We all (?) like quizzes. Now why not start a quiz about the famous of all days, D-Day ?

    We will start with three questions:

    1. What is/was D-Day ?

    2. What was the date of D-Day ?

    3. What was its code name ?


    Have fun !


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    28 May '04 16:57
    Originally posted by ivanhoe
    Hi there !

    We all (?) like quizzes. Now why not start a quiz about the famous of all days, D-Day ?

    We will start with three questions:

    1. What is/was D-Day ?

    2. What was the date of D-Day ?

    3. What was its code name ?


    Have fun !


    1) The Normandy landings by allied forces in WW2
    2) June 6th 1944
    3) Operation Overlord
  3. Felicific Forest
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    28 May '04 17:511 edit
    Correct Paulie, three points for you !

    The questions will be a bit more difficult now !


    4.Which Airborne Division landed at Caen ?

    5.Who was the U.K. Prime Minister at this time ?

    6.Who was the Supreme Allied Commander of Overlord and what nationality was he ?


    Have fun !
    IvanH.
  4. Standard memberSirLoseALot
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    29 May '04 23:54
    Originally posted by ivanhoe
    Correct Paulie, three points for you !

    The questions will be a bit more difficult now !


    4.Which Airborne Division landed at Caen ?

    5.Who was the U.K. Prime Minister at this time ?

    6.Who was the Supreme Allied Commander of Overlord and what nationality was he ?


    Have fun !
    IvanH.
    -U.S. 1st airborne division
    -Winston Churchill
    -Montgomery,U.k.
  5. Felicific Forest
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    30 May '04 01:21
    Originally posted by SirLoseALot
    -U.S. 1st airborne division
    -Winston Churchill
    -Montgomery,U.k.

    Winston Churchill was indeed the PM at that time.
    The other two answers are not correct.

    One point for SirLoseALot !
    .
  6. Standard memberSirLoseALot
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    30 May '04 03:21
    Originally posted by ivanhoe

    Winston Churchill was indeed the PM at that time.
    The other two answers are not correct.

    One point for SirLoseALot !
    .
    sorry,I meant 101st.Guess it don't count anymore......
  7. all at sea
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    30 May '04 21:37
    Originally posted by ivanhoe
    Correct Paulie, three points for you !

    The questions will be a bit more difficult now !


    4.Which Airborne Division landed at Caen ?

    5.Who was the U.K. Prime Minister at this time ?

    6.Who was the Supreme Allied Commander of Overlord and what nationality was he ?


    Have fun !
    IvanH.
    Supreme allied commander was Einsenhower (excuse spelling if incorrect). Montgomery was second in command.
  8. Standard memberSirLoseALot
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    30 May '04 21:42
    Originally posted by Mat Kelley
    Supreme allied commander was Einsenhower (excuse spelling if incorrect). Montgomery was second in command.
    Yeah,but didn't Montgomery lead it at first and then they changed for some reason and appointed Eisenhower?Thought I read that somewhere.....
  9. Felicific Forest
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    31 May '04 00:44
    Originally posted by SirLoseALot
    sorry,I meant 101st.Guess it don't count anymore......

    The 101st ? Nope ...
  10. Standard memberSirLoseALot
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    31 May '04 00:46
    Originally posted by ivanhoe

    The 101st ? Nope ...
    Ah,cool,then it doesn't matter 🙂
  11. Felicific Forest
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    31 May '04 00:47
    Originally posted by Mat Kelley
    Supreme allied commander was Einsenhower (excuse spelling if incorrect). Montgomery was second in command.

    The supreme Allied Commander was indeed General Dwight D. Eisenhower, American citizen and later to become the President of the US.

    One point for Mat Kelley !
  12. Felicific Forest
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    31 May '04 00:532 edits
    Remaining question:

    4. Which airborne division landed at Caen ?

    New questions:

    7. Who was the Deputy Supreme Commander ? 🙄

    8. What was the first target date planned for the invasion and what was it called ?

  13. Standard memberSirLoseALot
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    31 May '04 05:15
    Originally posted by ivanhoe
    Remaining question:

    4. Which airborne division landed at Caen ?

    New questions:

    7. Who was the Deputy Supreme Commander ? 🙄

    8. What was the first target date planned for the invasion and what was it called ?

    7.Marshall,the man with the plan! 😀
  14. all at sea
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    31 May '04 09:18
    Originally posted by ivanhoe
    Remaining question:

    4. Which airborne division landed at Caen ?

    New questions:

    7. Who was the Deputy Supreme Commander ? 🙄

    8. What was the first target date planned for the invasion and what was it called ?

    5) Montgomery was second in command
    6) Guessing 1st June - I knoiw it was delayed slightly due to bad weather but what it was called - I thought d day

    As to who landed where I have no idea
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    31 May '04 09:29
    Originally posted by ivanhoe
    [b] Remaining question:

    4. Which airborne division landed at Caen ?




    British 6th Airborne glider infantry.
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