Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the personal and professional lives of Land and Hathcock. Which was more experienced? Which had sharper skills? What was the personal relationship between the two men? How did others view the men as commanding officers and experts?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss in detail the involvement of the Marines on Hill 55 in Vietnam. Examine the location, its benefits and drawbacks. What was so important about that particular battalion at that particular location? What difference did it make to have the Marines at that location? How might things have changed after Hathcock's injury and eventual discharge?
Essay Topic 3
Examine Hathcock's reasons for keeping his military life separate from Jo. What was the purpose? Was Jo more angry or afraid for her husband? What was Jo's initial reaction to the newspaper story? How would you have felt in the same situation? How did Hathcock's return to Vietnam...
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