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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. About how many Vietnamese surround Norman when his plane is shot down?
2. How many children does Robert Mountain have after he gets married?
3. When does Joseph retire?
4. Where does Arthur grow up?
5. How many Bronze Stars does Arthur receive?
Short Essay Questions
1. What bothers Robert Daniels about the way the Vietnamese seem to thrive in the United States?
2. How does Don feel when the North Vietnamese began taking over South Vietnam?
3. What injuries does Robert Mountain sustain when he is hit outside his bunker?
4. What are some stupid things that Don believes increased the likelihood of attack or problems with the Vietnamese?
5. How is Norman able to attend college and become an office in the Air Force?
6. What does Archie say that southerners would feel when they learn there was a black officer in charge of them?
7. Why doesn't Joseph Anderson allow his men to take the trails and paths?
8. What is Norman's job in the Air Force?
9. How are explosives brought in to blow up the ammo dump at Long Binh?
10. What do the FBI want Robert Holcomb to do for them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Norman McAlexander decides that God may not remove his trials, but will give him strength to get through them. Explain how this belief helped Norman endure prison and torture.
Essay Topic 2
Using examples from the book, compare and contrast the courage and cowardice of the soldiers.
Essay Topic 3
Some soldiers joined the Black Panthers after they returned to civilian life. Explain why the Black Panthers organization attracted some soldiers after they had been in the war. Use examples from the book.
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