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Discussion in 'The Tanks in World War 2 quiz section' started by Boba Nette, Jun 28, 2005.

  1. Ricky

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    Pedantically, no. :grin:

    He was never a Duke except in his own propaganda - he was in fact a Count of the French Court.

    Ah, go on, I'll let you ask the next question! :D
     
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    Easy one, who came out with this line.

    "I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me."
     
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    Yep your right about being wrong. Wrong person, wrong Nationality, wrong century. :D

    Maybe I'm the only one that thinks this is easy.
     
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    The Duke of Wellington

    (Arthur Wellesley)
     
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    Correct. I think he was feeling less than inspired by the quality of his men at the time.
     
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    Ok...

    what physical abnormality did Kaiser Wilhelm (of WWI fame) suffer from?
     
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    Whithered hand / arm, left I think.

    Oh and possibly mad as a hatter. :D
     
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    Yes.

    And yes.

    :grin:
     
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    i thought it was an unfeasibly large head..and also being too big for his boots?
     
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    1) What famous aviation first was recreated in the last fortnight?
    2) What plane was used?
    3) What landing mishap did the original aviators suffer?
     
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    1) The first non-stop transatlantic flight?
    2) No idea, some water plane anyway.
    3) They had to crash-land for some reason.

    Boy am I informed! :grin:
     
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    The first non-stop transatlantic flight was in a Vickers Vimy.
    I know that they now have a flying replica, but would they really use it to fly the Atlantic? :eek:
     
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    Go to the BBC New website and bash in Vimy. The answer to the third part of the question was that the orginal flyers mistook an irish peat bog for a grassy field and their historical flight finished nose down in the dirt. :D
     
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    Who gets the next question,Roel or Ricky?
     
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    Roel - he actually answered, I simply proved extra info.
     
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    What do Gaius Iulius Caesar, Marcus Antonius and Octavianus Augustus have in common, except for being leading figures in Roman history?
     
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    They all feature in the film Cleopatra? :grin:
     
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    You may be closer than you think...
     
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    All rumoured to have been romantically involved with the lovely Cleo?
     

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