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1. The US Navy put out a length of anchor chain that was how many times the depth of the water?
2. Who of the following performed an appendectomy on a sailor while aboard a US submarine?
3. The USS Archerfish was an American submarine. What notable feat did it accomplish?
4. What was notable about the American submarine USS Argonaut?
5. Which of these famous WWII figures had at least one artificial limb?
6. Germany had a number of "auxiliary cruisers" which were, in fact, armed merchant ships which looked like ordinary merchant ships and would generally fly the flag of a neutral nation until they were able to close in on unsuspecting Allied ships. When they got within range they would replace the flag with the German flag and expose their hidden guns. Of course, the lightly armed Allied ships had little chance. Listed below are four of these ships. Which was the most successful?
7. Who was Constance Babington-Smith?
8. Who was Norman Baillie-Stewart?
9. What was noteworthy about the American Liberty ship S.S. Booker T. Washington?
10. Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (October 30, 1885 - November 1, 1972) was an American expatriate poet, musician, and critic who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in early-to mid-20th century poetry. He was the driving force behind several Modernist movements, notably Imagism and Vorticism. What was his WWII connection?
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