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1

What was the term for a military supply such as weapons, ammunition , combat vehicles, and equipment?

Ordnance

2

Advocates of an independent Air Force said the Army would underdevelope and it.

Underfund

3

The US Department of War stated that the Army and what other Branch of service could defend the US against invasion?

Navy

4

This US bomber could fly faster than any pursuit
aircraft in 1935.

Flying Fortress

5

What is the term for functioning as a branch of
another military organization?

Auxiliary

6

The Army Air Corps held a design competition for a multiengine bomber in 1935. Which aircraft manufacturer won the competition?

Boeing

7

What unsinkable ship was sunk in 1921 that
convinced the Navy to build aircraft carriers?

Ostfriesland

8

Who helped bring about the all-black 99th Pursuit Squadron or Tuskegee, Alabama?

Truman

9

What is the branch or department of the armed forces having a specialized function?

Corps

10

A device that helps determine when to drop a bomb accurately.

Bomb sight

11

Lacking the qualities needed for effective action.

Incompetent

12

This is a word to signify Independent operations

Autonomy

13

Who launched a major public relations campaign for an Air Force independent of the Army and Navy?

Mitchell

14

This Pilot training program trained pilots in case of a nations emergency and these pilots were put on "Reserve Status."

Civilian

15

How did objectors to an independent Air Force view power?

Artillery

16

This President signed a Presidential Executive order in 1918 creating the Army Air Service.

Wilson

17

An act that involves a violation of allegiance towards one's country.

Treasonable

18

What type of spending did Congress cut back on after World War I?

Defense

19

Refusal to submit to authority.

Insubordination

20

What type of development did the Army Air Corps officers focus on in the 1930s?

Aircraft

21

This is the aspect of military operations that deals with the procurement, distribution, maintenance, and replacement of material and personal.

Logistics

22

Who is sometimes called "The father of US Air Force precision bombing"?

Nero

23

This 1st Lt flew from New York to San Francisco to prove if the country were under attack, an airplane could cross fly across the country in one day to defend the area under attack.

Maughan

24

Why was the change from the Army Air Service to the Army Air Corps significant?

Independent

25

After a new bomber entered the US arsenal in 1935, what did the Army realize it now needed (type of airplane)?

Pursuit

26

Who was the biggest proponent of keeping the Air Corps in the General Staff?

Army