Historic aviation quiz: Bomber Command edition (Part 2)

This month, FlyPast is celebrating 85 years of Bomber Command with its special issue. So, what better way to celebrate here on Key.Aero than with a series of similarly themed quizzes, each slightly more difficult than the next? Try your hand at part two now!

Question 1 of 10

In which year did Bomber and Fighter Command merge to form Strike Command?

1965
1968
1969
1982

Question 2 of 10

Which aircraft is pictured below?

HPH

 

Handley Page Hampden
Handley Page Halifax
Handley Page Hereford
Short Stirling

Question 3 of 10

Where was Bomber Command headquartered between 1936 to 1940?

RAF Coningsby
RAF Scampton
RAF Uxbridge
RAF High Wycombe

Question 4 of 10

Which aircraft is pictured below?

AW

 

Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley
Bristol Bombay
Armstrong Whitworth Ensign

Question 5 of 10

By March 1943, Bomber Command was comprised of how many squadrons?

50
55
60
65

Question 6 of 10

Barnes Wallis was the assistant chief designer for which aircraft manufacturer?

Avro
de Havilland
Vickers
Bristol

Question 7 of 10

Which aircraft is pictured below?

DB

 

Douglas Boston
Martin Maryland
Martin Baltimore
Martin Marauder

Question 8 of 10

Which two dams were breached by Lancasters from 617 Squadron in May 1943?

Sorpe & Ennepe
Bever & Weser
Elan & Eyebrook
Möhne & Edersee

Question 9 of 10

Which aircraft is pictured below?

VW

 

Vickers Wellington
Vickers Warwick
Vickers Vincent
Vickers Vildebeest

Question 10 of 10

Who was appointed Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Bomber Command in February 1942?

Air Marshal Sir Richard Peirse
Air Vice Marshal Jack Baldwin
Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris
Air Marshal Sir Hugh Saunders

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You got correct!

Wow! You scored 76-100%! That's a great score, only worthy of a true Bomber Command expert. But will you be able to keep up the perfect score with next week's slightly harder quiz? Come back next week to find out...

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