LEARNING EVENT 2
PRACTICAL EXERCISE FEEDBACK
Answer c is correct.
Answer a is incorrect. Brig. Gen. Hal C. Pattison did not retire until 1970. It was largely due to his efforts that a
more lasting interest in military history was established.
Answer b is incorrect. Leaders knowledgeable about military history are needed in peace as well as war.
Answer c is correct. Following World War II, rapid technological advances made people think that the past had no
application in the present.
Answer d is incorrect. There was very definitely a lack of support.
Answer b is correct.
Answer a is incorrect. The soldier respects military history as illustrative of the theories of war. But more important,
he sees it as a tool to be used in training.
Answer b is correct. The soldier views the study of history as a tool to be used in training.
Answer c is incorrect. Although the study of history improved such mental activities as perception and observation,
the soldier does not view the study of history solely as a method of mind-training.
Answer d is incorrect. A soldier who has been exposed to the value of history does not view it as a waste of time.