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When an American soldier received the letter "Dear John" it meant..
the end of the relationship
birth of a child
a military discharge
decease of a spouse
A Dear John letter is a letter written to a man by his wife or romantic partner to inform him their relationship is over because she has found another lover. While the exact origins of the phrase are unknown, it is commonly believed to have been coined by Americans during World War II. "John" was the most popular baby name for boys in America.
What is a "C-130 Hercules"?
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed. The versatile airframe has found uses in a variety of other roles, including as a gunship (AC-130), for airborne assault, search and rescue, scientific research support, weather reconnaissance, aerial refueling, maritime patrol, and aerial firefighting. More than 40 variants of the Hercules, including a civilian one marketed as the Lockheed L-100, operate in more than 60 nations.
What is the world's largest aircraft carrier by displacement?
USS John C. Stennis
USS Harry S. Truman
USS Gerald R. Ford
USS George H. W. Bush
The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) was delivered to the US Navy in May 2017, while initial operational capability is anticipated to be achieved in 2020. Its full load displacement is 100,000 t. It has the capacity to carry more than 75 aircraft, and can accommodate 4,539 personnel including ship’s company, air wing and other support staff.
What was the world's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft?
Messerschmitt Me 262
McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
The Messerschmitt Me 262 was a German aircraft first introduced in 1944. It was one of the most advanced aviation designs in operational use during World War II. Its roles included light bomber, reconnaissance and experimental night fighter versions.
A tall fur cap traditionally used by grenadiers is called...
A bearskin is a tall fur cap, usually worn as part of a ceremonial military uniform. Traditionally, the bearskin was the headgear of grenadiers and remains in use by grenadier and guards regiments in various armies such as U.S., United Kingdom, Canada or Belgium.
How many aircraft carriers does Russia have?
Admiral Kuznetsov is the only Russian carrier in service, launched in the 1985. Initially it was planned as a ship of a class, which was to replace Kiev class carriers. However, the collapse of the Soviet Union prevented successful completion and deployment of other vessels. One uncompleted ship Varyag was sold in Ukraine to China and become the first Chinese carrier, Liaoning.
What is inside the two interesting towers of this ship?
USS San Antonio, the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock, is designed to deliver up to 800 Marines ashore. As the vessel incorporates stealth features, its major antennas are mounted on platforms inside two Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor systems rather than on traditional mast yardarms.
Which army formation still uses Bermuda shorts?
German Air Force
Bermuda shorts originated with the British Army for wear in tropical and desert climates. On Royal Navy ships visiting warm waters, officers and men always wear white shorts, white knee length socks and white laced shoes.
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