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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who spied the vast number of ships and boats in the invading fleet and became awestruck in Chapter Four, "Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!: Slapton Sands, Upottery: April 1-June 5, 1944"?
(a) William F. Kiehn.
(b) Clancy Odel Lyall.
(c) Leo D. Boyle.
(d) Gordon Carson.

2. How many German troops did Winters' group encounter sitting to rest in Chapter Nine, "The Island: Holland: September 17-October 1, 1944"?
(a) Over 100.
(b) 12.
(c) Less than 50.
(d) 80.

3. Growing dissatisfaction with Sobel's lack of tactical skill made some officers consider approaching who about the problem in Chapter Three, "Duties of the Latrine Orderly: Aldbourne: September 1943-March 1944"?
(a) Colonel Sink.
(b) Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Strayer.
(c) Major Oliver M. Horton.
(d) Major Clarence Hester.

4. What did the American troops refer to the major road which the Germans were intent to cut off near Neunen in the Market-Garden operation?
(a) The Highway of Lost Souls.
(b) Hell's Highway.
(c) Pacific Coast Highway.
(d) The Great Highway.

5. In what state did training take place in Chapter One, "We Wanted Those Wings: Camp Toccoa: July-December 1942"?
(a) Florida.
(b) South Carolina.
(c) Georgia.
(d) Arkansas.

6. Who did Winters quickly find after landing in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?
(a) Sergeant Lipton.
(b) First Lieutenant Pisancin.
(c) Corporal Dukeman
(d) Sergeant Strohl.

7. Where did German tanks and patrol units surround Easy Company in Chapter Eight, "Hell's Highway; Holland: October 2-November 25, 1944"?
(a) Paris.
(b) Loren.
(c) Veghel.
(d) Uden.

8. What did Winters later receive for his actions on D-Day?
(a) A glazed ham.
(b) The Silver Star.
(c) The Purple Heart.
(d) The Bronze Triangle.

9. What soldier was sent home when the military realized that all three of his brothers were killed in action in Chapter Six, "Move Out!: Carentan: July 7-July 12, 1944"?
(a) Walter L. Hendrix.
(b) Fritz Niland.
(c) Robert Burr Smith.
(d) Earl Ervin McClung.

10. In Chapter Six, "Move Out!: Carentan: July 7-July 12, 1944," Easy Company moved to reserve status and was tasked with what?
(a) Invading Normandy.
(b) Rebuilding a church.
(c) Defending regimental headquarters.
(d) Protecting the Queen.

11. After how much time in parachute training did the Easy Company make their first jump?
(a) 100 hours.
(b) 1 month.
(c) 6 days.
(d) 3 weeks.

12. Where did the German troops change their target to when they had Easy Company surrounded in Chapter Eight, "Hell's Highway; Holland: October 2-November 25, 1944"?
(a) Veghel.
(b) Omen.
(c) Paris.
(d) Uden.

13. What did the pilots do when coming under attack over the drop zone in Chapter Four, "Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!: Slapton Sands, Upottery: April 1-June 5, 1944"?
(a) Banked right.
(b) Banked left.
(c) Slowed down.
(d) Sped up.

14. Where did the men of Easy Company return after being released from Carentan?
(a) Infantry.
(b) Aldbourne.
(c) Boot camp.
(d) Cavalry.

15. Who in the narrative stands out as the foil to the protagonist?
(a) Salve H. Matheson.
(b) Dick Winters.
(c) Herbert Sobel.
(d) Henry Jones.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did the ship with Easy Company arrive in September, 1943?

2. The incident of a German attack by torpedoes on the training regiments in England in Chapter Four, "Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!: Slapton Sands, Upottery: April 1-June 5, 1944" was covered up by the military for how many years?

3. What refers to warfare with asphyxiating, poisonous, or corrosive gases, oil and flames?

4. In Chapter Six, "Move Out!: Carentan: July 7-July 12, 1944," after securing Ste. Marie-du-Mont, the military ordered Easy Company to lead the battalion through where?

5. In what state was the camp located where the Easy Company moved in March, 1943?

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