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Military Faux Pas Quiz.

Here are eight Military Faux Pas which resulted in needless loss of life due to inept leadership. 8 Questions.

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Military Faux Pas 1775 American War of Independence, over a 1000 casualties were sustained by British Redcoats attempting to breach well held defences, in which battle?

  • Concorde
  • Brandywine
  • Bunker Hill
  • Camden

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Military Faux Pas 1854 a mix up between the commanders resulted in nearly 700 British Light Brigade Cavalrymen charging Russian Artillery in what war?

  • Boer War
  • Napoleonic War
  • Crimean War
  • Seven Years War

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Military Faux Pas 1863 The American Civil War Pickett's Charge, Confederate Forces commanded by General Robert E Lee suffered over 50% losses in which battle?

  • Gettysburg
  • Shiloh
  • Antietam
  • Bull Run

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Military Faux Pas August 1942 - February 1943 the German 6th Army was almost destroyed in what famous Russian battle/siege?

  • Kiev
  • Leningrad
  • Stalingrad
  • Moscow

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Military Faux Pas 1314 King Edward II was humbled by Robert the Bruce in which famous Scottish battle?

  • Stirling Bridge
  • Flodden Field
  • Bannockburn
  • Falkirk

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Military Faux Pas 10th July - 31st October 1940 The German Luftwaffe was defeated by the RAF in the Battle of Britain, who was in charge of the would be invaders?

  • Himmler
  • Goring
  • Kesselring
  • Rommel

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Military Faux Pas 1428 - 1429 The Siege of Orleans the over confident English army lost to the French led by who?

  • Geoffrey of Anjou
  • Count of Valois
  • Joan of Arc
  • Duke of Burgundy

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Military Faux Pas 1588 The Spanish Armada overladen and slow defeated by English fire ships, the weather and total ineptitude, who played bowls until taking the Spanish on?

  • Raleigh
  • Drake
  • Effingham
  • Essex