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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 12:36 p.m. PST

"This one covers the development of Blitzkrieg theory and practice from World War I to the German attack on France and the Low Countries in May 1940, with special emphasis on the latter."

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Good luck!.

You are going to need it!. (smile)


Amicalement
Armand

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 6:05 p.m. PST

No fooling

At least I did better than average!

GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 8:58 a.m. PST

Better than I expected 60%

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 11:47 a.m. PST

Very good guys!…

Congrats!…


Amicalement
Armand

Mark 1 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 6:25 p.m. PST

OK, I'm going to try the timed version. Let's see how I do.

Mark 1 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 6:42 p.m. PST

Hmmm. 2123 out of 2500.

22 right on the first try, out of 25.
2 of my 3 misses I was able to immediately correct.

Not sure I liked the way a few of the questions were phrased. For example the question of who had the initial idea for the German "Sichelschnitt" (got it wrong on the first try, corrected immediately -- knew the answer, but was thrown off by the question). Or the use of the 88's at Arras (got it right, but only because I was able to identify it as a "trick question").

And I'm a bit groused about the Hitler quote with two blanks. Says the answer is "plural". So I put two words in the answer (one for each of the blanks). BOTH of the words I used were correct -- I gave the complete and correct answer. But evidently it can only accept one word in the answer (put in the word to fill either blank, but not both).

That said, I was clearly wrong, with no excuses, on the question of the Allied General ordering the pincer counter-attack.

-Mark
(aka: Mk 1)

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 10:39 p.m. PST

That was great mon ami!…

Yes… some questions are a little tricky…


Amicalement
Armand

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2017 11:23 a.m. PST

No more "braves" who accept the challenge…? (smile)


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Armand

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