Flashcards in PMK Deck (28)
When was the battle of Coral Sea?
What happened at that battle?
The first time a battle was fought using only aircraft, both fleets never saw each other
When was the voyage of the great white fleet?
16 December 1907 to 22 February 1909
Who issued the order?
When was the battle of Normandy?
Why was it significant?
It was the largest amphibious operation in history
When was the battle of midway?
Why was it significant?
Turning point of the pacific war, Japanese lost 4 carriers
When was the battle of Guadalcanal?
Why was it important?
Japan was fended off and Australia was safe from any further advances
When was the battle of leyte gulf?
What was important about this battle?
It was the deciding blow for the Japanese navy
What was the “on the roof gang”?
A total of 176 enlisted radio operators were specially trained at a unique school located on the roof of the old Navy Department Building where they were trained to intercept and analyze foreign radio communications
What was the purple code?
Purple was the name used by the US military to identify the most secure diplomatic cryptographic system used by the Japanese Foreign Office
When was the attack on the USS Liberty?
What happened during the attack?
struck by Israeli aircraft
What was the only US ship that got captured?
What was the result of the USS Pueblo incident?
What was the Hainan Island EP3 incident?
01APR2001, EP3 collided with a Chinese aircraft and ended up crashing on Hainan Island before destroying all of their crypto
What was the result of the EP3 crash?
Who were the Navajo code talkers?
Native Americans that joined the war and used their own language as code, it was never broken by the Japanese
When was the attack on the USS STARK?
Struck by two Exocet anti-ship missiles fired from an Iraqi F-1 Mirage plane during the Iran–Iraq War
What is the significance of the USS Pueblo?
The only ship captured and still being help. It was captured by North Korean forces on 23JAN1968. It is currently a North Korean Museum
What is the significance of the USS Nautilus?
The world’s first operational nuclear powered submarine
Memorize the Eleven General Orders of a Sentry
1. To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
2. To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert, and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
3. To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
4. To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guard house than my own.
5. To quit my post only when properly relieved.
6. To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch.
7. To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
8. To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
9. To call the Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions.
10. To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
11. To be especially watchful at night, and, during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.
What date is the Navy’s birthday?