Army History

  1. What date was the Army flag dedicated?
    14 June 1956 (it was approved 12 June 1956)
  2. When did the U.S. Army begin?
    June 14, 1775
  3. When was the start of the Revolutionary War?
    19 April, 1775
  4. When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
    July 04, 1776
  5. What did Baron Fredriech von Steuben teach the Continental Army at Valley Forge?
    Taught NCOs how to train, lead soldiers, and take proper care of equipment
  6. What is the name of the document that originally governed the United States and was later replaced by the "Constitution"?
    The Articles of Confederation
  7. The expansion of territory in 1803 from france is known as?
    The Louisiana Purchase
  8. Who wrote " The Army Regulations of 1821"?
    General Winfield Scott
  9. What were some of the areas covered in "The Army Regulations of 1821".
    • The Hand Salute
    • How to conduct a march
    • How to make a good stew for the company
  10. What is the bloodiest war in American history?
    Civil war(over 600,000 american deaths)
  11. Congress authorized the creation of the Medal of Honor on what date?
    12 July 1862.
  12. When was the end of the civil war?
    April 9, 1865
  13. When did World War I begin?
    August 1914
  14. On what date did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?
    07 December 1941
  15. When was D Day?
    06 June 1944
  16. President Truman authorized the use of two atomic bombs against Japan, destroying Hiroshima and Nagasaki on what dates?
    • Hiroshima – 06 August 1945
    • Nagasaki – 09 August 1945
  17. What year was the beginning of the korean war?
  18. When was Saddam Husein captured?
    13 December 2003
  19. what date did operation Iraqi freedom start?
    20 March 2003
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