Category Archives: Chapter 26 WWII

The Atomic Bomb Becoming A Detective

The Atomic Bomb: “The Year of Decisions” Becoming a Detective: On June 17th, 1945, President Truman writes in his personal diary, “I have to decide Japanese strategy – shall we invade Japan proper or shall we bomb and blockade? That … Continue reading

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The Road to WWII

http://ww2history.com/videos/Western/The_Road_to_War source WW2History.COM

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How did Auschwitz Develop?

1941 Part 1 video (4 min) http://ww2history.com/videos/Holocaust/Development_of_Auschwitz_2 1941-1942 Part 2 video (4:04 min) http://ww2history.com/videos/Holocaust/Development_of_Auschwitz_3 1943 Part 3 video (3:33 min) http://ww2history.com/videos/Holocaust/Development_of_Auschwitz_4 1944 Part 4 video http://ww2history.com/videos/Holocaust/Development_of_Auschwitz_5 1945 Part 5 Liberation of Auschwitz http://ww2history.com/videos/Holocaust/Liberation_of_Auschwitz

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Einsatzgruppe (mobile killing squads)

EINSATZGRUPPEN (MOBILE KILLING UNITS) In the Baltic states around 80% of the killing squads were eventually made up of locals – men like Petras Zelionka. In this devastating testimony he describes how he personally took part in the murder of … Continue reading

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D-Day Invasion of Beaches of Normandy

C-span black & white video produced for the United States Army Office of the Chief of Information by the Army Pictorial Center that provides an overview of the planning, execution and aftermath of the June 6, 1944, World War Two … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss & WWII Cartoon

1.  What event, issue or person does the cartoon refer to or target? 2. Is the cartoon trying to persuade or inform? If so, what and how? 3.  What devices are used to get this message across? 4. What is … Continue reading

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Holocaust Powerpoint

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