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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 did John feel about the Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam?
2. What was John supposed to do in Hanoi on his mission?
3. Where did the prisoners leave messages for each other?
4. In late August, months after offering John an early release, what did the Vietnamese do?
5. Why were prisoners taken out of their cells?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened on Christmas Eve in 1968?
2. Why was John's transfer to Camp Unity such a great experience?
3. What happened when John was flying in Corpus Christi Bay? How was he feeling after the event?
4. 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?
5. How did Jack show what he felt for his son while his son was a prisoner of war?
6. What injuries did John receive from the inferno on the USS Forestall? How were his injuries compared to the others?
7. What was John's punishment in Calcutta?
8. How did John feel after the wash rag incident, and what did he do about it?
9. How was John's wife in danger back in the United States, and how did she take care of herself?
10. What did early releases tells Jack about his son, John?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the feelings John had about finally going home. How did he feel toward his father? What was his physical condition? How were the soldiers treated when they landed?
Essay Topic 2
Describe some of the experiences Jack had aboard the USS Gunnel. What danger did he and his men face? How did they overcome it? How close were they to death? What saved them?
Essay Topic 3
Explain in great detail what type of leader Jack was. Include examples of how he worked with the troops under him.
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