This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
You embed it just as you would in an HTML page. Nothing in WEB-INF can be served up. The applet class/jar should be in a place that the webserver can serve up. You could put it next to the .jsp, for example. Brian