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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. More than 40 years later, what does German commander Luck believe would have been key to turning the battle?
2. How many divisions do the Allies have in France when they first meet German troops in 1944?
3. Where does Eisenhower give an impromptu graduation address in the spring of 1944?
4. How many airplanes per month is the U.S. producing by the end of 1943?
5. Who wants to sign onto the crew of one the King of England's ships?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Hitler believe an Anglo-American offensive poses a greater threat to Germany than the Russians?
2. What efforts does Rommel make to defend the French coastline in addition to the Atlantic Wall?
3. What do Eisenhower's subordinates think of him as a leader?
4. What goes wrong with many of the paratroopers' jumps during the invasion?
5. How does the French Resistance help the Allies as they prepare for D-Day?
6. What are the "sausages" the Allies refer to?
7. What plans do the Allies make to breach the Atlantic Wall?
8. What is the first movement of the invasion?
9. What purpose does the British Double Cross System serve in the war?
10. What is the reason the Allies needed a soil sample from Calvados before a final decision could be made?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the home fronts and the dramatic changes the war brought to the fabric of the various nations involved.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how Operation Fortitude was an integral part of the success of D-Day.
Essay Topic 3
How does using the memories of the men who took part in D-Day affect the integrity of the narrative? What are some possible distortions or misrepresentations in Ambrose's telling of D-Day?
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