Primary Professional Military Education (Officer) – Block 2 – The Culture of the Navy Sixth Fleet – Flashcards

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In the years following the Civil War, ships of the Africa Squadron worked to suppress ______________.
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the slave trade
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The Navy's North Sea Mine Force conducted mine warfare against the German Navy in World War II.
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False
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NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) is dual-hatted as ______________.
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Commander, USEUCOM
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A division of U.S. battleships operated as part of the British Grand Fleet during World War I.
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True
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Europe, Africa, and Mediterranean operations in World War I included ______________.
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laying some 60,000 mines convoying ships across the Atlantic Ocean clearing minefields after the war
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______________ Fleet was established to control all U.S. naval forces in Europe, including the Allies' cross-channel assault at Normandy.
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Twelfth
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The Sixth Fleet is assigned to ______________.
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Commander, Naval Forces Europe
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During the Civil War, the most well-known sinking of a Confederate commerce raider by a Union warship occurred when the USS Kearsarge sank the ______________.
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CSS Alabama
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The Sixth Fleet is headquartered in __________.
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Naples, Italy
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The Navy's first overseas installation was ______________.
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Port Mahon on the Spanish island of Minorca in 1807
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The Sixth Fleet received its designation in ______________.
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1950
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The Sixth Fleet's responsibility to NATO include ____________.
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deter aggression against NATO members report to NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe prepare to conduct maritime strike and amphibious/expeditionary operations
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The U.S. maintained a presence in the Mediterranean in the years following World War II, because ______________.
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of the threat posed by the Soviets to Turkey and Iran
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During World War II, the primary role for the Navy in the Atlantic Ocean was ______________.
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convoying troops and equipment to Europe combating German U-boats
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During World War II, the Navy conducted amphibious operations in ______________.
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Sicily North Africa southern Italy
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Sixth Fleet's commander is the maritime component commander of _____________.
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USEUCOM USAFRICOM
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In the years following the Civil War, ships of the Africa Squadron worked to suppress ______________.
answer
the slave trade
question
The Navy's North Sea Mine Force conducted mine warfare against the German Navy in World War II.
answer
False
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NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) is dual-hatted as ______________.
answer
Commander, USEUCOM
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A division of U.S. battleships operated as part of the British Grand Fleet during World War I.
answer
True
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Europe, Africa, and Mediterranean operations in World War I included ______________.
answer
laying some 60,000 mines convoying ships across the Atlantic Ocean clearing minefields after the war
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______________ Fleet was established to control all U.S. naval forces in Europe, including the Allies' cross-channel assault at Normandy.
answer
Twelfth
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The Sixth Fleet is assigned to ______________.
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Commander, Naval Forces Europe
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During the Civil War, the most well-known sinking of a Confederate commerce raider by a Union warship occurred when the USS Kearsarge sank the ______________.
answer
CSS Alabama
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The Sixth Fleet is headquartered in __________.
answer
Naples, Italy
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The Navy's first overseas installation was ______________.
answer
Port Mahon on the Spanish island of Minorca in 1807
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The Sixth Fleet received its designation in ______________.
answer
1950
question
The Sixth Fleet's responsibility to NATO include ____________.
answer
deter aggression against NATO members report to NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe prepare to conduct maritime strike and amphibious/expeditionary operations
question
The U.S. maintained a presence in the Mediterranean in the years following World War II, because ______________.
answer
of the threat posed by the Soviets to Turkey and Iran
question
During World War II, the primary role for the Navy in the Atlantic Ocean was ______________.
answer
convoying troops and equipment to Europe combating German U-boats
question
During World War II, the Navy conducted amphibious operations in ______________.
answer
Sicily North Africa southern Italy
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Sixth Fleet's commander is the maritime component commander of _____________.
answer
USEUCOM USAFRICOM