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. Was the Foret de Gremecey Battle decisive?
No, General Priess was organizing a new line of defense in the Foret de Chateau-Salins.
Yes, the German defense in the Foret de Chateau-Salins was crushed by American fighter bombers.
Yes, the last of the Germans were easily captured on the outskirts of the Gremecey Forest.
No, German artillery continued heavy shelling of the Americans through November.
2. The Battle of Foret de Gremecey taught the Americans several important lessons. Which of the following is not one of
The effectiveness of air support for ground forces.
The importance of encouraging initiative in soldiers.
The effectiveness of a concentrated thrust,
3. Did the Battle of Foret de Gremecey decide the outcome of the war?
No, the entire effort was turned toward the Ardennes.
No, the Germans were now on the offensive.
No, the Americans had lost the battle.
No, the Germans had gained only a temporary victory.