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1

What is the name of the general who said, "People of the Philippines, I have returned" ?

General Douglas MacArthur

2

What island did Americans first use the portable flamethrower?

Guadalcanal

3

What were the two standard bombers of the war in the Pacific

Boeing's B-17 "Flying Fortress" and B-29 "Superfortress"

4

What was the name of the Japanese admiral who masterminded Pearl Harbor and Midway?

Isoroku Yamamoto

5

What plane achieved fame as part of the "Flying Tiger" in China?

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

6

Which aircraft carrier played the largest role in the Battle of Midway?

USS Enterprise

7

On what day did Japan sign the unconditional surrender with the U.S?

September 2, 1945