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Armistice Day Cache

A cache by SoaringEagle Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/11/2008
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is not located at the above coordinates. But they will guide you to a good parking spot.

Exactly 90 years ago, November 11th, 1918 marked the end of WWI. It was observed as Armistice Day in the US until 1954 when it officially became Veterans Day.

To find this cache, you will have to find the answer to these questions about American participation during World War I

The final coordinates are in the format N30 26.ABC W097 49.DEF

A is the last digit of the birthday of the general commanding the American Expeditionary Force during WWI.
B is the last digit of the squadron number that the Lafayette Escadrille became when joining the US Army Air Service.
C is the sum of the two digits of the first day of the battle of Saint Mihiel, one of the first US solo offensives in World War I.
D is the last digit of the year of the death of the Lieutenant Colonel that commanded the US Tank Corps at Saint Mihiel.
E is the last digit of the year the US entered WWI.
F is the second digit of the acreage of the largest American cemetery in Europe. It is located near Verdun.

You have the answers? Go find the cache. No bushwacking required.

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12/29/2008 Update
The container is now a micro. Hopefully it will last longer.
07/05/2010 Update
The new container is a little more to the North East right against the fence.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[Puzzle] Jvxvcrqvn
[Cache] Arkg gb gur srapr nggnpurq gb oenapu.

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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