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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the NVA leave behind?
2. What does the NCO's friend do to their school teacher?
3. Herr begins the chapter with a scene from what war?
4. What is China Beach?
5. What is the loud hammering Herr hears inside the Chinook helicopter?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how exhaustion and frustration with the war affect the soldiers. What do the soldiers do that costs some of them their lives? What has their time in country done to their belief in the war and in the odds of survival?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Page. What type of man is he? How does he act? Why do the Marines view Page as the real enemy?
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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