Friday, February 16, 2007

Test Review for Test Three: Part Three

Fill in the blanks = 2 pts. each for a total of 20 pts.

16. When the _______spoke of severe difficulties in his last message to them, the boys knew what he meant. He meant red tape, delays, insufficient equipment, lack of ammunition and even torpedoes to practice with. He meant the farmers of the Norfolk countryside who, thoughtless of what the boys were being trained for, complained that their low flying on practice torpedo run-ins was causing their cows to give sour milk, as though the sweet state of their milk had to be preserved along with democracy.

17. Specialist Austin arrived in Panama __________ and Operation Just Cause kicked off on ___________.

18. Charles Gene Abrell (Aug. 31, 1931 - June 10, 1951) was a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps who served with Company ___, ___d Battalion ___st Marines, 1st Division during the _______ War. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life on June 10, 1951, near Hangnyong, Korea, while advancing his platoon against enemy fire. He hurled himself into an enemy bunker with a live grenade, killing the enemy gun crew and himself in the explosion.

19. Momma Smurf was a nickname given to Private Austin by her drill sergeant at Ft. _______

20. The USS _____ was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center. It is the fifth in a new class of warship - designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists. It will carry a crew of 360 sailors and 700 combat-ready Marines to be delivered ashore by helicopters and assault craft. Steel from the World Trade Center was melted down in a foundry in Amite, LA to cast the ship's bow section. When it was poured into the molds on Sept. 9, _____, "those big rough steelworkers treated it with total reverence," recalled Navy Capt. Kevin Wensing, who was there. "It was a spiritual moment for everybody there."

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