Medal of Honor Recipient Sergeant John Basilone


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In what war did John Basilone serve?

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1. With which branch of the U.S. military did John Basilone serve during World War II?

2. What distinction is held by the battles of Guadalcanal in which John Basilone participated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to see what you know about Sergeant John Basilone and his courageous acts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Why Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor
  • Posthumous award Basilone won
  • Military branch in which John Basilone served

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the war in which John Basilone served
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on John Basilone
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the distinction held by the battles of Guadalcanal in which Basilone participated

Additional Learning

Learn about this decorated war hero by completing the lesson titled Medal of Honor Recipient Sergeant John Basilone. The objectives covered include:

  • Know how John Basilone earned his nickname
  • Understand what is so unique about John Basilone
  • Review the actions that gained Basilone his awards