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Question 1:

Question 2: In a prelude to the invasion of France, American air attacks began in February 1944 against railroad junctions, airfields, ports and bridges in northern France and along the ________ coastline.
Baltic SeaEnglish ChannelNorth SeaCeltic Sea

Question 3: Over 60 ________ fighters were shot down with a loss of 19 bombers and 5 fighters.
Hellenic Air ForceRomanian Air ForceLuftwaffeRoyal Air Force

Question 4: The advent of SAC's ________ and B-52 jet bombers and nuclear bombs eliminated the need for fighter escorts.
Boeing B-54B-52 StratofortressB-29 SuperfortressB-47 Stratojet

Question 5:
Which of the following battles did Eighth Air Force take part in?
Second Boer War
D-day landings
Battle of Bocachica
, nWorld War II

Question 6:
Who of the following was a commander in the Eighth Air Force?

Question 7: At Anderson, the Eighth took over the direction of all bombing and refueling operations in ________.
SingaporeMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaPhilippines

Question 8:
What branch is the Eighth Air Force in?
United States Army Air Forces United States Air Force ,
United States Army Air Forces
Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command, nUnited States Air Force
United States Coast Guard, retired

Question 9: Those east of the Mississippi were assigned to SAC's other strategic air force, Eighth Air Force, was reassigned to Westover AFB, ________, where it commanded all SAC bases in the eastern United States.
MassachusettsConnecticutRhode IslandMaine

Question 10: Established on 22 February 1944 as a redesignation of VIII Bomber Command at High Wycombe Airdrome, USAAF Station #101, ________.
EnglandUnited KingdomScotlandWales


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