Short Essay Questions Key
1. What are the soldiers constantly fighting to find?
The soldiers are constantly fighting to find the North Vietnamese insurgents in the villages they are searching.
2. What do the soldiers often do on the long routine marches that sometimes alerts the enemy to their location?
Sometimes the soldiers daydream or light cigarettes when they shouldn't on marches which sometimes alerts the enemy to their location.
3. What do the soldiers do that provokes a few Viet Cong hiding in the jungle to open fire before disappearing into the jungle?
The soldier s decide to throw two rounds of grenades into the tunnels that need searched instead of sending down soldiers which provokes a few Viet Cong hiding in the jungle to open fire before disappearing into the jungle.
4. Describe how the soldiers feel during the fire fight.
The soldiers feel fear and frustration during the firefight with the insurgents.
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