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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Winters have for the first time after the invasion on D-Day?
(a) A drink.
(b) A coca cola.
(c) A cigarette.
(d) A cigar.

2. What marked the date that the 506th parachute infantry regiment officially joined the 101st Airborne Division?
(a) January 3, 1944.
(b) June 10, 1943.
(c) April 22, 1942.
(d) December 14, 1941.

3. 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) Sped up.
(b) Slowed down.
(c) Banked right.
(d) Banked left.

4. How many British tanks supported Easy Company on their advance through Veghel in Chapter Eight, "Hell's Highway; Holland: October 2-November 25, 1944"?
(a) 3.
(b) 7.
(c) 0.
(d) 2.

5. 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) Veghel.
(c) Uden.
(d) Loren.

6. What was the name of the Army-planned a practice operation on a stretch of English coastline in preparation for D-Day?
(a) Operation Osprey.
(b) Operation Lynx.
(c) The Jaguar strike.
(d) Exercise Tiger.

7. What was the name of the risky and vital operation Easy Company was assigned to in Chapter Seven, "Healing Wounds and Scrubbed Missions: Aldbourne: July 13-September 16, 1944"?
(a) Market-Garden.
(b) Church-Fisherman.
(c) Goat-Cart.
(d) Shopkeep-Ladder.

8. What were the troops given for the first time when they flew out for D-Day in Chapter Four, "Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!: Slapton Sands, Upottery: April 1-June 5, 1944"?
(a) Airsickness pills.
(b) Handguns.
(c) Live ammunitiom.
(d) Grenades.

9. What refers to warfare with asphyxiating, poisonous, or corrosive gases, oil and flames?
(a) Political warfare.
(b) Psychological warfare.
(c) Serious warfare.
(d) Chemical warfare.

10. One of the incompetent officers who attempted to take command of Easy Company was suspected of doing what so he could be evacuated in Chapter Nine, "The Island: Holland: September 17-October 1, 1944"?
(a) Slapping a fellow officer.
(b) Shooting his hand.
(c) Cutting off his toe.
(d) Stabbing his eye.

11. How many troops were killed, captured or wounded during Operation Market-Garden?
(a) 2,750.
(b) 5,000.
(c) 250.
(d) 8,000.

12. Who replaced Sobel as C.O. of Easy Company in Chapter Three, "Duties of the Latrine Orderly: Aldbourne: September 1943-March 1944"?
(a) First Lieutenant Robert B. Brewer.
(b) First Lieutenant Frederick Theodore Heyliger.
(c) Lieutenant Thomas Meehan.
(d) First Lieutenant Norman Staunton Dike, Jr.

13. The operation of eliminating the German battery contributed to the success of the beach invasion, as the location looked directly down upon what in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?
(a) Arizona Beach.
(b) Montana Beach.
(c) Alaska Beach.
(d) Utah Beach.

14. Who was the Easy Company's commanding officer in Chapter One, "We Wanted Those Wings: Camp Toccoa: July-December 1942"?
(a) Captain Herbert Sobel.
(b) Captain Lewis Nixon.
(c) First Lieutenant Henry Jones.
(d) Major Oliver M. Horton.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. 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"?

2. In Chapter Six, "Move Out!: Carentan: July 7-July 12, 1944," Easy Company moved to reserve status and was tasked with what?

3. Who did Winters quickly find after landing in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?

4. Who was promoted to 1st lieutenant in the first few weeks of basic training in Chapter One, "We Wanted Those Wings: Camp Toccoa: July-December 1942"?

5. How many German troops did Winters' group encounter sitting to rest in Chapter Nine, "The Island: Holland: September 17-October 1, 1944"?

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