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The confederate ironclad ship that fought the 'Monitor' was named?
Virginia - It was a captured union ship [Merrimac], refitted with iron plating.
The last British monarch to lead troops in battle was?
George II - In 1743, in Bavaria.
The 1991 tailhook scandel involved what?
Sexual assault - Against female navy personnel.
The first shots of the civil war were fired here.
South Carolina - In 1861, at Fort Sumter
Who led the American forces at the battle of New Orleans ?
Andrew Jackson - Later to appear on the 20 dollar bill.
What branch of the military did Richie Cunningham join?
Army - Ron Howard went to high school with Rene Russo.
What was the name of Mussolini's fascist paramilitary organization?
Action squads - The squadre d'azione.
The nickname for fighters that escorted U.S. bombers on their missions?
Little friends - p-47 thunderbolt, p-51 mustang, p-38 lightning
What was the roman short sword called?
Gladius - It was a stabbing weapon, not a slicing weapon [ala the movie gladiator]
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