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Question 1: Despite cuts in number, Marine aviation did progress in technology: propeller aircraft were gradually phased out as jet aircraft improved and ________ were developed for use in amphibious operations.
AutogyroHelicopterAirshipRotorcraft

Question 2: In 1930, after the Forbes Commission criticized this, and President ________ began a withdrawal in 1932.
Dwight D. EisenhowerRichard NixonGerald FordHerbert Hoover

Question 3: Official website for the ________
Marine Corps Base QuanticoUnited States Marine Corps History DivisionGeorge BarnettUnited States Marine Corps rank insignia

Question 4: One example of this was the acquisition ________ pieces and training for use with landing parties, which would bear fruit at the Battle of the Pearl River Forts.
Military historyNaval warfareSiegeArtillery

Question 5: During the Spanish–American War (1898), Marines would lead American forces ashore in the Philippines, ________, and Puerto Rico, demonstrating their readiness for deployment.
FranceCyprusCubaAzerbaijan

Question 6: ________
Hispanics in the United States Marine CorpsHistory of the United States Marine CorpsList of films featuring the United States Marine Corps1st Marine Division (United States)

Question 7:
Which of the following is a quote about/from History of the United States Marine Corps?
"All generalizations are dangerous, even this one."
Ordered, That a copy of the above be transmitted to the General.
One of the generation who sacrificed so much for us all.
General Commanding in Chief

Question 8: The third Commandant, Franklin Wharton, died while in office on September 1, 1818, causing a battle for succession between Majors ________, Samuel Miller, and Archibald Henderson (then acting Commandant).
John Harris (USMC)Anthony GaleGeorge BarnettCharles Heywood

Question 9: Action in these places south of the United States continued through ________, and after for many.
Armenian GenocideCaucasus CampaignWorld War IWestern Front (World War I)

Question 10: By the time war ended, the maritime infantry regiments were disbanded, the majority of the marines folded into the ________.
Territorial Army (United Kingdom)Royal Military PoliceBritish ArmyBritish Armed Forces







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