Quiz: Can You Identify the Military Branch of These War Heroes?
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Can You Identify the Military Branch of These War Heroes?
By: Talin Vartanian
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About This Quiz

War heroes are a group of elite soldiers who have served their respective countries in order to bring peace and order. Many have sacrificed their lives for the countries they believed in, while some are still living to this very day. In this quiz, we're honoring some of these war heroes by letting you identify their military branches.

Let's take a look at one of these war heroes. William J. Donovan, for instance, fought in the Army, Army Reserve and National Guard. He eventually earned the rank of Major General, and fought in both World War I and World War II. Because of his acts of bravery and valor, he was the recipient of many awards. Some of these includes the Freedom Award, the Silver Star and the Medal of Honor. "Wild Bill" eventually transitioned to several seats in office, serving as the United States Ambassador to Thailand and the Director of the Office of Strategic Services.

In this quiz, we're showing you 40 images of these war heroes, as well as a brief description of who they are. All you have to do is match the war hero to their military branch. Sounds easy enough? Take this quiz now to try and score at least 35/40!

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David McCampbell was a captain during World War II. Do you know what military branch he was in?
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Desmond Doss earned the Medal of Honor during World War II. What military branch did he serve in?
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Edward V. Rickenbacker was a captain in the ______.
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Eugene B. Fluckey was a rear admiral in the _______.
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George A. Davis served in two military branches. Do you know what they were?
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George L. Mabry, Jr. was known for using his wits in Huertgen Forest. What military branch was he in?
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Gordon Johnston was a colonel in the _______.
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Henry L. Hulbert fought in World War I. Do you know which military branch he was in?
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Herman H. Hanneken served in three different wars. What was his military branch?
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Jack L. Treadwell was known for his service at Siegfried Line. What his his military branch?
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Do you know the military branch of James E. Williams, who earned the Navy Cross?
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What was the military branch of James H. Doolittle, who served in World War II?
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James L. Day was cited for his resilience and bravery during the Battle of Okinawa. What was his military branch?
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Joe R. Hooper fought in the Vietnam War. What were his two military branches?
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Joel T. Boone was a vice admiral who served in the ________.
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John D. Bulkeley had the nickname of "Sea Wolf." What was his military branch?
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Can you name the military branch of John H. Pruitt, who was a corporal?
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John H. Quick served in the __________ and fought in World War I.
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Jonas H. Ingram fought in many wars and was an admiral. Do you know what military branch he was in?
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Kenneth A. Walsh was part of the VMF-124 unit. What was his military branch?
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Can you guess the military branch of Lawson P. Ramage, who fought in World War II?
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Leo K. Thorsness fought in the Vietnam War as part of the _______ _________.
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Leon W. Johnson was part of two military branches. Do you know what they were?
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Lewis Millett served in the _______ _______, Army Air Corps, Canadian Army and the U.S. Army.
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"Scooter" was the nickname of Lloyd L. Burke, who served in the _______.
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Louis Cukela served in the Marine Corps and the _______.
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Matej Kocak was a sergeant who fought in World War I. What was his military branch?
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Matt L. Urban belonged to the 9th Infantry Division unit. Do you know his military branch?
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Melvin Morris earned many awards for his bravery in the Vietnam War. Can you guess his military branch?
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Merritt A. Edson fought in the Banana Wars as a member of the _________.
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Neel E. Kearby fought in World War II and served in two military branches. Do you know what they were?
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Raymond G. Davis was a general in the...?
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Raymond Harvey was part of the 7th and 79th Infantry Divisions in the _________.
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Richard H. O'Kane was a rear admiral who fought in World War II. What was his military branch?
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Richard Bong belonged to the 49th Fighter Group unit. What was his military branch?
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Robert L. Howard earned seven Army Commendation Medals for his service in the ...
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Samuel D. Dealey commanded the USS Harder (SS-257) as a member of the ...
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"Old Duckboard" or Smedley D. Butler, was a major general in the ...
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Thomas B. McGuire, Jr. served in the ________ _________ _______ as a major.
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