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Major Battles & Offensives of the Vietnam War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was a primary objective of the Tet Offensive ?

Question 2 2. What was William Calley's punishment for his participation in the My Lai Massacre?

Question 3 3. The U.S. Marines at Khe Sanh _____

Question 4 4. Why was the Battle for the Ia Drang Valley perceived as a victory for the United States?

Question 5 5. Who was the American advisor in charge of the 7th Division of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam and primary leader during the Battle of Ap Bac?

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Question 6 6. One goal of Operation Masher/White Wing was search-and-destroy; what was the secondary goal?

Question 7 7. Operation Masher/White Wing represented which American military concept popularized during the Vietnam War?

Question 8 8. During the November 1965 battle at X-Ray, what compelled Moore to call for code 'Broken Arrow?'

Question 9 9. Operation Junction City marked the first appearance of which of the following groups in a combat situation?

Question 10 10. The difference in reporting between Washington, D.C. and the media over the Battle of Ap Bac led to the beginning of the _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following reasons made the Tet Offensive a political victory for North Vietnam?

Question 12 12. What American military campaign significantly diminished North Vietnam's ability to conduct war during the Easter Offensive?

Question 13 13. Why was the Tet Offensive initially so effective for North Vietnam?

Question 14 14. The original strategy of the United States was to defeat the National Liberation Front by using what type of perimeter?

Question 15 15. How did Operation Starlite break from previous strategy used by the U.S.Marines?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was a byproduct of the successful Operation Starlite campaign?

Question 17 17. In which of the following landing zones was the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry ambushed by PAVN soldiers?

Question 18 18. Why did the United States want the South Vietnamese soldiers to engage the National Liberation Front in the Dinh Tuong province?

Question 19 19. What was NOT a consequence of Seymour Hersh's exposed story on the My Lai Massacre?

Question 20 20. The Americal Division's execution of 300 Vietnamese and destruction of property at My Lai was formally known as which of the following?

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Question 21 21. The Army of the Republic of Vietnam moved into the area of Tan Thoi and Ap Bac after uncovering _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about the Battle for the Ia Drang Valley is FALSE?

Question 23 23. The U.S. Marines only had limited success from Operation Starlite because _____.

Question 24 24. When planning the Easter Offensive, North Vietnam assumed all of the following statements to be true, EXCEPT

Question 25 25. What was the major effect of the My Lai Massacre?

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Question 26 26. Why was the Tet Offensive not considered a military victory for North Vietnam at its conclusion ?

Question 27 27. The goal of Operation Junction City was to drive the 9th National Liberation Front Division and what additional entity out of the III Corps Tactical Zone?

Question 28 28. Who was the commander of the III MAF that carried out the planning and execution of Operation Starlite?

Question 29 29. Which of the following cities did North Vietnam NOT attack during the Easter Offensive?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements best summarizes the Easter Offensive of 1972?

Major Battles & Offensives of the Vietnam War Chapter Exam Instructions

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