U.S. Military Nicknames by BarkerC

Champion(s):

IngramB
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Runner(s)-Up:

peeksr


Quiz Description

Given a nickname, a branch of service, and a lifespan, name the American military figure whom history has so nicknamed.

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2 peeksr 324 92 15
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3 KingJA 314 88 00
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4 RobinJRichards 309 83 15
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5 GoodmanDL 296 78 15
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6 Okrent 271 73 15
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7 DuffyM 266 69 15
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8 MartaMJackson 243 64 15
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9 helitzur 228 59 15
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10 Dynomutt 198 54 00
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11 GrahamJ 170 47 15
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11 AdamK 170 47 15
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13 HallR 165 35 15
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13 LaudermithM 165 35 15
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20 ChrisRosenberg 125 7 00
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21 SpoeriJ 120 2 15
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Questions:

"Light-horse Harry", Continental Army/U.S. Army, 1756-1818

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Henry Lee III

Any of "Vinegar Joe", "Uncle Joe", or "Old Two Shirts", United States Army, 1883-1946

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Joseph Stillwell

"Electric Brain", United States Navy, 1886-1969

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Raymond Spruance

"Gaijin Shogun" and "Big Chief", United States Army, 1880-1964

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Douglas MacArthur

"Chesty", United States Marine Corps, 1898-1971

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Lewis Puller

Both "Ol' Gimlet Eye" and "The Fighting Quaker", United States Marine Corps, 1881-1940

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Smedley Butler

Both "Cump" and "Uncle Billy", United States Army, 1820-1891

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William T. Sherman

"Black Jack", United States Army, 1860-1946

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John J. Pershing

Any of "Stonewall", "Old Blue Light", and "Tom Fool", United States Army/Confederate States Army, 1824-1863

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Thomas J. Jackson

"The Thunderbolt of the Army of the Potomac", United States Army, 1823-1886

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Winfield Scott Hancock

Any of "The Iron Butt Wolverine", "Hard Ass", or "Ringlets", United States Army, 1839-1876

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George Armstrong Custer

"The G.I. '​s General", United States Army, 1893-1981

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Omar Bradley