LEARNING EVENT 3
Now that you have completed the learning event, test your understanding with the following review questions. Check your
answers against the feedback section. Then refer back to the learning event if you have any questions.
1. What was one effect of weather on observation in the Foret de Gremecey Battle?
Dense morning fog covered attacking German troops.
Dense morning fog coveted attacking American troops.
High winds filled the air with dust, offering cover to both forces.
Heavy rains offered cover to both forces.
2. What effect did the terrain have on the way the battle was fought?
Almost all fighting had to be small group operations.
Major battles were fought on any open ground.
Mines were used more extensively than in other battles.
Air support was used extensively and on a daily basis.
3. What advantage did the Germans have with reference to terrain in the Foret de Gremecey Battle?
They felt secure and at home in these woods.
Their weapons were better suited for forest fighting.
They had accurate knowledge of the paths and trails through the forest.
They had been specifically trained to fight battles in heavy woods.