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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Page offered?
2. Where is Mayhew's friend recovering before returning to Khe Sanh?
3. What news of Day Tripper does Herr receive at China Beach?
4. What is the name of the 26th Marines company?
5. What is a Seabee?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Herr's statement that Saigon looks beautiful from the air but up close is really a crime ridden trash heap. How does this statement apply to the entire Vietnam War?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the use of illegal drugs and marijuana among Vietnam soldiers. Why were the drugs used? How were they obtained? What effect did the drugs have on the soldiers? What happened when strung out soldiers returned to the United States? Did the use of drugs in Vietnam influence the drug culture in America? How so?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the title of Chapter 4, Illumination Rounds. What are illumination rounds in a military sense? What are the illumination rounds Herr discusses?
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