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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How long was the memo that Albert Speer composed on the apocalyptic effects of Hitler’s planned “scorched earth” policy?
(a) 10 pages.
(b) 22 pages.
(c) 4 pages.
(d) 16 pages.
2. On what date did the German forces surrender in Italy?
(a) May 2, 1945.
(b) March 18, 1945.
(c) April 12, 1945.
(d) March 20, 1945.
3. What was the nickname of the Third Infantry Division of the U.S. Seventh Army?
(a) “The Rolling Stone.”
(b) “The Rough Riders.”
(c) “The Albatross of the West.”
(d) “The Rock of the Marne.”
4. Where was the last known office of the former Paris Kunstschutz leader Count Wolff-Metternich said to be in March of 1945?
(a) Salzburg, Austria.
(b) Karlsruhe, Germany.
(c) Bonn, Germany.
(d) Siegen, Germany.
5. When was the Dachau concentration camp opened?
6. At what establishment did Private Harry Ettlinger stay with 20 or so other enlisted men in September 1945 in Heilbronn?
(a) Le Méridien.
(b) Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München.
(c) The Kronprinz Hotel.
(d) Hotel Torbräu.
7. Who painted St. Paul in Prison?
(a) Pablo Picasso.
(b) Johannes Vermeer.
(c) Albrecht Dürer.
8. What word from Part V: “The Aftermath,” Chapter 53 refers to an ornamental shoulder piece on an item of clothing, typically on the coat or jacket of a military uniform?
9. What was the name of Harry Ettlinger’s grandfather who fled Germany in 1939?
(a) Martin Kippenberger.
(b) Max Liebermann.
(c) Opa Oppenheimer.
(d) Jörg Immendorff.
10. What was the name of the Austrian that claimed to have been parachuted into the area [of Altaussee] by the British to organize resistance?
(a) Dr. Hermann Michel.
(b) Albrecht Gaiswinkler.
(c) Dr. Ernst Kaltenbrunner.
(d) Dr. Emmerich Pöchmüller.
11. The concentration camp at Buchenwald was liberated by the U.S. Third Army on what date?
(a) March 20, 1945.
(b) April 12, 1945.
(c) September 7, 1944.
(d) March 18, 1945.
12. What is the valley along the border between France and Germany that Captain Robert Posey and Private Lincoln Kirstein were traveling along in March of 1945, according to the author in Part III: “Germany,” Chapter 32?
(a) The Black Valley.
(b) The Saied Valley.
(c) The San Fernando Valley.
(d) The Saar Valley.
13. How deep was the mineshaft at the mine in Bernterode?
(a) 430 feet deep.
(b) 1,200 feet deep.
(c) 1,800 feet deep.
(d) 850 feet deep.
14. Where did Harry Ettlinger send his grandfather’s art collection once he recovered it following the war?
(a) Paris, France.
(b) New York, New York.
(c) London, England.
(d) Newark, New Jersey.
15. On what date did George Stout arrive in Bernterode, Germany, to assess the mine there?
(a) September 7, 1944.
(b) May 1, 1945.
(c) April 16, 1945.
(d) July 17, 1944.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does “semper fidelis” translate to in English?
2. Who was the head of the Mineralogical Department of the Natural History Museum, Vienna that supposedly sent a message alerting Major Pearson to the hidden treasures at Altaussee?
3. On what date did the Monuments Men arrive at the Third Army base in Trier, Germany, to assess the damage there after the fighting ended?
4. Where were the famed Amber Panels of Peter the Great looted from by the Nazis?
5. How many miles from Salzberg is the Pötschen Pass located?
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