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Question 1: The ground echelon of the ________ 479th Antisubmarine Group moved to Podington in November 1943 after its air echelon was inactivated at RAF Dunkeswell in Dorset.
6th Antisubmarine Squadron4th Antisubmarine Squadron851st Strategic Missile SquadronArmy Air Forces Antisubmarine Command

Question 2: Participated in the ________, Dec 1944-Jan 1945, by attacking bridges and marshaling yards in and near the battle area.
Western Front (World War II)Operation Market GardenBattle of the BulgeInvasion of Normandy

Question 3: In 1964 an agreement was reached for what became ________, which opened during Easter weekend, 1966.
Hot rodSydney AllardSanta Pod RacewayDrag racing

Question 4: In early June 1943, the ________ arrived at Podington from Kearney AAF Nebraska.
100th Air Refueling Wing301st Operations Group95th Air Base Wing96th Air Base Wing

Question 5: The 20th was part of the 60th Troop Carrier Group, based at ________.
305th Operations GroupRAF ChelvestonRAF BassingbournRAF Alconbury

Question 6: During the post Cold War era, the 92d Wing was a major B-52H bomber wing of the new ________ during 1992-94.
Seymour Johnson Air Force BaseAir Combat Command4th Fighter Wing27th Special Operations Wing

Question 7: The 15th Bombardment Squadron, arrived on 15 September 1942 from ________, flying the British Boston III light bomber.
RAF BassingbournRAF MolesworthRAF Alconbury100th Air Refueling Wing

Question 8: In 1972, the concrete was resurfaced with ________ and Santa Pod became a major European centre for drag racing.

Question 9: The wing also supported SAC combat operations in the ________ from 1968-1973.
Korean WarCold WarVietnam WarCentral Intelligence Agency

Question 10: The 92d was the oldest group in the ________, having been the first USAAF bomber group to make the transatlantic crossing to the UK in July 1942.
93d Operations Group92d Operations Group4th Fighter WingEighth Air Force


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