An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943 Short Essay - Answer Key

Rick Atkinson
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1. Describe the American military cemetery at Carthage, Tunisia.

The American military cemetery at Carthage has 2,841 identical white marble markers arrayed in straight rows taking up 27 acres. Names and dates are chiseled into the markers. There is also a wall listing the 3,724 men missing with the benediction "Into Thy hands, O Lord," and a wall is inscribed with the battles where these soldiers died.

2. How did America support the Allied cause before formally joining the war?

The U.S. supported Britain prior to entering the war by trading fifty U.S. Navy destroyers in exchange for the use of English bases in the Caribbean. And in 1941, Congress passed a Lend-Lease assistance program that made war material available to Britain behind the facade of it being 'rented' out.

3. Describe the term Anglo-American.

The term Anglo-American is used to describe the partnership of the British and Americans during the war.

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