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1. The Cay opens with descriptions of the harbor and the city of Willemstad, Curacao. Research the area as it was in 1942 and as it is today. Are Taylor's accounts accurate? What major changes have taken place on Curacao since 1942?

2. Phillip and Henrik mention the conquest of Holland by the Germans and the dispersal of the Dutch fleet. Using histories of World War II, explain how and when Holland was conquered.

3. Phillip hints at the importance of merchant ships in the Caribbean during World War II. Investigate the role of the merchant marine during World War II, especially in the Caribbean.

4. Phillip Enright Sr. is an American oil man working for Royal Dutch Shell during World War II. What role did American oil men play at that time in locating and producing oil in the Caribbean? To what extent are Americans still involved in oil refining...

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