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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Why were all of the parachute drops across Europe canceled in Chapter Seven, "Healing Wounds and Scrubbed Missions: Aldbourne: July 13-September 16, 1944"?
(a) Ground armies had advanced.
(b) German holiday.
(c) Bad weather.
(d) American holiday.

3. Where did the ship with Easy Company arrive in September, 1943?
(a) Newcastle, England.
(b) Bristol, England.
(c) Blackpool, England.
(d) Liverpool, England.

4. Who led the final assault on the third and final German gun in the battery in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?
(a) Lieutenant Ronald Speirs.
(b) First Lieutenant Henry Jones.
(c) Captain Salve H. Matheson.
(d) Brigadier General Anthony Clement McAuliffe.

5. What was the name of the base where the 506th Regiment trained in Chapter One, "We Wanted Those Wings: Camp Toccoa: July-December 1942"?
(a) Camp Toccoa.
(b) Camp Tigerton.
(c) Camp Tappioca.
(d) Camp Turtleback.

6. Captain Sobel was transferred to head a new what in Chapter Three, "Duties of the Latrine Orderly: Aldbourne: September 1943-March 1944"?
(a) Marksmanship school.
(b) Diving school.
(c) Grammar school.
(d) Parachute school.

7. Winters' group joined forces with how many men after their landing in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?
(a) 80.
(b) 168.
(c) 72.
(d) 44.

8. 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) Omen.
(b) Uden.
(c) Veghel.
(d) Paris.

9. The men of Easy Company were rewarded after D-Day in England with new gear, pay and what?
(a) One-week passes.
(b) Beer kegs.
(c) Cheeseburgers.
(d) Movie tickets.

10. 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) Major Clarence Hester.
(b) Colonel Sink.
(c) Major Oliver M. Horton.
(d) Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Strayer.

11. Where did Easy Company continue to lead the march in Chapter Eight, "Hell's Highway; Holland: October 2-November 25, 1944"?
(a) Naples.
(b) Naperville.
(c) Neunen.
(d) Normandy.

12. In Chapter One, "We Wanted Those Wings: Camp Toccoa: July-December 1942" the author writes that never before had troops endured basic training at the same time as what training?
(a) Parachute.
(b) Officer.
(c) Rifle.
(d) Explosives.

13. When Winters was promoted in Chapter Nine, "The Island: Holland: September 17-October 1, 1944" it had been how long since his previous promotion?
(a) 3 months.
(b) 26 months.
(c) 10 years.
(d) 10 weeks.

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

15. Easy Company was involved with a mission to take what beach on D-Day?
(a) California Beach.
(b) Oregon Beach.
(c) Utah Beach.
(d) Idaho Beach.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 4th Brigade combat team of the 101st Airborne Division?

2. The Island in Chapter Nine, "The Island: Holland: September 17-October 1, 1944" was surrounded by what?

3. 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"?

4. 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?

5. Who returned to Easy Company hoping for more action and sought revenge for Americans killed by German troops in Chapter Seven, "Healing Wounds and Scrubbed Missions: Aldbourne: July 13-September 16, 1944"?

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