Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel 'Woody' Williams


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Williams and his battalion saw action on which of the following islands?

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1. Prior to being trained to use a flamethrower, Williams served as _____

2. What is a pillbox?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hershel Williams is the last living member of the group of men who received the same award for the Battle of Iwo Jima. Test your knowledge of facts from the lesson on this individual by completing these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Information assessed includes:

  • Williams' position prior to flamethrower training
  • Where Williams and his battalion saw action
  • Williams' life after leaving the military

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the honor Williams received after returning home from WWII
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Hershel Williams
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the function of a pillbox

Additional Learning

Learn about one of the flamethrowers from WWII by completing the lesson titled Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel 'Woody' Williams. Objectives covered include:

  • Identify the Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Review Hershel Williams' biographical information
  • Study Williams' actions while enlisted