Welcome to game 11 of Fascinating Facts. This game is dedicated to some of the obscure facts about World War II. Below you will find 4 questions related to WWII and how these facts may have impacted the war.
Please answer the questions to the best of your ability and please answer all 4 questions. This game will remain open through June 7th, with the results posted on the 8th. On the 8th we will also post some additional facts about these events that you may not know. As with all the Fascinating Games we ask that you do not post the answers to the questions in your comments in consideration of other game players. We encourage you to post your thoughts about the WWII events in this game or any other events in WWII that you think other game participants may find interesting. We will post another poll for you to decide on which topic you would like to see for the next game on the 8th.
For all that participated in our previous games we wish to thank you and hope that you are enjoying this series. If you have not done so you may view the results of game 10 (UFOs) at the following link:
1) The youngest U.S. serviceman was Calvin Graham, USN. He was wounded and given a Dishonorable Discharge for lying about his age. (His benefits were later restored by act of Congress). How old was Calvin when he enlisted?
2) More U.S. servicemen died in the U.S. Army Air Corps than in the Marine Corps. While completing the required 25 missions your what was your percentage of being killed?
3) At the time of Pearl Harbor the top U.S. Navy command was called CINCUS (pronounced "sink us"), the shoulder patch of the U.S. Army's 45th Infantry Division was the Swastik. What was Hitler's private train named? All three names were soon changed for PR purposes.
4) The German submarine U-1206 was sunk on April 14, 1945, 8 miles (13 km) off Peterhead, Scotland. Wile cruising at a depth of 200 feet the submarine was forced to surface because of a malfunction with a new system that had been installed in this class of boat where it was then discovered and sunk. What was the new system that this class of boat had that caused the submarine to have to surface?