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What siege between 1428-9 is widely held as a turning point during the Hundred Years War?
Which famous leader said 'Veni, vidi, vici'
Which leader is the phrase 'Pyrrhic Victory' named after?
Which British tank of WW2 used a Meteor engine and was named after a famous Civil War leader?
In which year did British troops burn down the Whitehouse?
Which Soviet tank of WW2 extensively utilized sloped armour and was the mainstay of the Red Army
What was the second operational jet fighter in the world?
In what year did the Suez Crisis occur?
In which year did the Battle of Austerlitz (also known as Battle of the 3 Emperors) occur?
What was the name of a series of religious conflicts involving medieval Europe, the first being in 1095?
Which British Prime Minister was a veteran of the Anglo-Sudan war, and served under Sir Bindon Blood on the Indian Frontier?
Which US President fought in Cuba with the 'Rough Riders'?
Complete this quote 'Prussia, is not a _____ with an army but an army with a _____'
Which top Nazi was a failed chicken farmer?
In which year did the 2nd Battle of Ypres occur?
Which WW1 and WW2 battleship was nicknamed 'The Grand Old Lady' and recieved 15 battle honours?
Which British tank was named after a Roman rank which typically commanded 80 men?
Which type of US bomber is depicted in the 1964 film 'Dr. Strangelove'?
Which famous US General was killed in a car accident in 1945?
Which battle during the Hundred Years War was a decisive English victory, was notable for the use of longbowmen, and formed a major part of the play 'Henry V'?

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