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From the halls of Montezuma...

A cache by Blakeley Pirates Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 01/10/2007
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This is a puzzle multi that requires you to go to the new Marine Corp Museum located in Triangle outside the Quantico Marine Corp base. The final stage is near by in Triangle.
The coords bring you to the front of the museum.

These are the clues the correspond to the missing coordinates. The majority of these hints you will have to get from the exhibits within the museum.

N38° 32.ABC W077° 19.DEF

A. The Pershing Tank has a number associated with it M-#?. Take the last digit of the number as the answer for A
B. in the World War II area of the museum, there is a display case with swords of the Japanese Empire. How many actual swords are present? Not counting non sword such as small knives or other blades.
C. In the same case how many bladed objects are present? (Note: it is a higher number than question B)
D. What day of the month did Pearl Harbor take place December ?, 1941
E. The code talkers are from a famous tribe in Arizona. How many letters are in the tribe’s name?
F. In the Vietnam area of the museum there is a vehicle called the Ontos. What is the number that its passenger side front corner

The Final Stage is located in the future home of a park near by. There is little parking near by but the cache.

Before leaving though you might want to go to these coords to see a pathway honoring those of Iwo Jima Sempre Fidelis
N38° 32.656 W 077° 20.540

FTF gets an FTF window sticker. I am looking for USMC swag so if anyone has some there are welcome to bring it.
FINAL COORDS ARE NOT ON BASE!
If you have problems with the final stage just drop me a line.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Pnpur vf ybpngrq arne gur znva ebnq va n cvyr bs przrag ehooyr.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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