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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. How many planes on the USS Forrestal were destroyed?
2. How were the American prisoners treated after the three Americans were released and told their story?
3. What did John send to Bob the first Christmas they were free?
4. How did John feel during the months after the Vietnamese offered his release?
5. What Army exercises in training did John excel in?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was John' s behavior like when he was a naval officer at the Academy? How did he act in relation to his work?
2. What happened when John realized he didn't have a wash rag after his punishment?
3. In October of 1962, John's squadron was ordered to fly their planes back to the carrier earlier than they had expected. They discovered that they might see some action. What happened with this, and how did John feel about it?
4. Why was John's transfer to Camp Unity such a great experience?
5. What were the interrogation sessions like? How did John feel about his time in the interrogation room?
6. How did Jack show what he felt for his son while his son was a prisoner of war?
7. What were communications like between John and his family?
8. What happened when John was flying in Corpus Christi Bay? How was he feeling after the event?
9. What did early releases tells Jack about his son, John?
10. What was life in his imprisonment like after John refused to go home early?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe how Roberta McCain's talents helped Jack in his rise to success. What talents did he bring to the table? What made him so great?
Essay Topic 2
What was Roberta McCain and Jack McCain's relationship like? How did they meet, and how did her family feel about him?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Slew physically, mentally, and as a leader. How did he feel about war, and what did he do that made him so great in history?
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