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Question 1: Part of No. 2 Group, ________ and No. 110 Squadron RAF were stationed there on the outbreak of war.
No. 107 Squadron RAFNo. 82 Squadron RAFNo. 605 Squadron RAFNo. 600 Squadron RAF

Question 2: The group participated in the ________ (Dec 1944-Jan 1945) by escorting bombers to and from targets in the battle area and by strafing transportation targets while on escort duty.
Invasion of NormandyBattle of the BulgeOperation Market GardenWestern Front (World War II)

Question 3: The unit returned to Camp Kilmer ________ in November 1945, and was inactivated on December 1945.
DelawareNew JerseyPennsylvaniaMassachusetts

Question 4: Engaged primarily in B-17/________ escort activities and fighter sweeps until the Normandy invasion in June 1944.
T-6 TexanB-25 MitchellB-24 LiberatorB-29 Superfortress

Question 5: The Phantoms served right through to 1992 and the end of the ________.
Cold WarJoseph StalinCentral Intelligence AgencyVietnam War

Question 6: The ________ returned to operate Sea King Search and Rescue helicopters on the site of the former QRA hangers.
British ArmyRoyal Air ForceBritish Armed ForcesLuftwaffe

Question 7: The 479th TFW deployed personnel and aircraft to Key West NAS Florida in response to the 1962 ________ and deployed squadrons frequently to Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
Cuban ProjectCuban Missile CrisisJohn F. KennedyFidel Castro

Question 8: In May 1944 USAAF fighters in the form of ________ and later P-51 Mustangs arrived.
P-80 Shooting StarF-4 Phantom IIP-38 LightningP-61 Black Widow

Question 9: Later, the 479th Tactical Training Wing at ________ New Mexico (1977-1991) provided pilot training.
Holloman Air Force Base20th Operations GroupCannon Air Force BaseMountain Home Air Force Base

Question 10: ________, and an ace, Major Robin Olds.
Hubert ZemkeEighth Air Force479th Flying Training Group56th Operations Group


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