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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Through whom did the United States pass arms to the British?
2. What was under the atomic research lab in Copenhagen?
3. Who was skeptical of the plans for the North African invasion?
4. What happened to the village of Lidice?
5. What did some agents use for money when desperate?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the assassination of Heydrich.
2. Describe the trials of trying to obtain the French naval ciphers.
3. What did CYNTHIA discuss with CaptaiN Brousse and what does Stevenson decide to do in connection with what CYNTHIA learns?
4. What was the purpose of operation JUBILEE and what did the Germans think was happening?
5. What did the Russians want of the allies and what are the Russians considering?
6. Discuss operation TORCH.
7. Who was CYNTHIA?
8. Describe how the Bismarck was encountered in Norwegian waters by the Hood.
9. How did Stevenson head off Nazi support in Brazil?
10. What did J. Edgar Hoover get angry and how does Stevenson try to appease the man?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The field of codes and ciphers played an important role in the war strategy of both the Allies and the Axis powers. Discuss the following:
1. Define and compare a code and a cipher.
2. Trace and analyze the theme of codes and ciphers throughout the book. Were they in use before WWII? When? How? How were codes and ciphers generated during WWII? How secure were codes and ciphers? Who had an edge on the other powers when it came to the use of codes and ciphers?
3. The Americans came up with a unique means of communicating securely by the use of "Navajo Code Talkers." Research and explain what that was about.
Essay Topic 2
Chapter Twenty-Seven is about the agent Madeleine, whose real name was Noor Inayat Kahn. Discuss the following:
1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze "Madeleine's" role as an intelligence agent. How does she become involved in intelligence work? What were her greatest contributions? What were her strengths and weaknesses? Do you think she could be called a hero/heroine?
2. Another agent, "CNYTHIA" actually gets sexually involved with several men in order to gain access to important information. Thoroughly discuss and analyze "Madeleine's" role as an intelligence agent. How does she become involved in intelligence work? What were her greatest contributions? What were her strengths and weaknesses? Do you think she could be called a hero/heroine?
3. Should women be involved in intelligence work? Should women (or men for that matter) be asked to become sexually involved with others (especially married persons) in order to complete an assignment?
Essay Topic 3
In chapter 19, the narrator states that Ambassador Kennedy remained in London until Hitler began bombing London. The Roosevelt administration kept Kennedy in London as long as possible because they were afraid he would campaign against Roosevelt. Discuss the following:
1. Compare/contrast Franklin D. Roosevelt to Ambassador Joseph Kennedy. How are they alike? How are they different? Compare their political views. How do they differ as regards the war in Europe? On what do they agree about the war in Europe?
2. Do you think it is an ethical move to keep a potential candidate away in order to win an election? What about the in view of the fact that Joseph Kennedy is in a potentially dangerous situation?
3. Why do you think Roosevelt believed he was the best person for the job of President of the United States when the country is on the brink of war? (This may require a little research).
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