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Military trivia questions and answers.

Q: What marked the first time since the Revolution that the U.S. accepted direct financial aid to fight a war?
A:   The Persian Gulf War.

Q: What U.S. military base was won in the last major battle against Japan?
A: Okinawa.

Q: What opportunistic country declared war on Japan five days before its surrender in 1945?
A: The Soviet Union.

Q: What U.S. war broke out the same year the federal government first printed paper money?
A: The Civil War.

Q: What country did ever-prudent King Farouk I declare war on in 1945?
A: Germany.

Q: What Bill Murray Ghostbusters term did Persian Gulf Warriors use to describe being hit by chemical weapons?
A: Slimed.

Q: What did an enemy have to be, for a U. S. soldier to call him a "believer" in the Vietnam War?
A: Dead.

Q: What trials, beginning in 1945, spawned the phrase "I was only following orders"?
A: The Nuremberg war crimes trials.

Q:  What was the first war the U. S. took part in that was partially financed with lottery dollars?
A: The Revolutionary War.

Q: What southeastern state was the last to return to the Union after the Civil War.
A: Georgia. 

Q:  What Persian Gulf warrior called his young majors in charge of combat operations "Jedi Knights"?
A: Norman Schwarzkopf. 

Q:  Which two nations, constitutionally barred from military actions, sent money to support the Allied coalition against  Iraq in " 1991"?
A:  Germany and Japan.

Q: What Ohio city was the 1995 Bosnian peace accord signed in?
A: Dayton. 

Q: What Civil War general graduated first in the West Point class of 1829?
A:  Robert E. Lee

Q: What was the B-17 long-range bomber nicknamed in World War II?
A: The Flying Fortress.

Q: What English King introduced death by boiling and legalized the killing of gypsies?
A: Henry VIII.

Q:  What two continents have never been the site of a major military conflict?
A: Antarctica and Australia.

Q: Who returned to Russia from exile in October, 1917?
A: Vlaldimir  Ilyich Lenin.

Q: What song was the Navy band playing at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked?
A:  The Star-Spangled Banner.

Q: What was the first war in which one jet plane shot down another/
A: The Korean War. 

Q: What so called "war" spawned the dueling slogans "Better Dead Than Red" and "Better Red Than Dead" in the 1950s?
A: The Cold War. 

Q:  What modern vehicle was invented to circumvent trench warfare?
A: The Tank. 

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