U.S. MILITARY THEMES Enhanced Digital Books from myon

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "U.S. MILITARY THEMES Enhanced Digital Books from myon"

Transcription

1 U.S. MILITARY THEMES Enhanced Digital Books from myon Tip: use the text search to find more books on this topic. Military Ships (PreK Gr 2) - The military uses ships to fight battles and carry troops. Read to find out about the military s defenses at sea. (Capstone Press) Military Robots (PreK Gr 2) - The military uses robots to search dangerous places. Read to find out about the military s mighty robot warriors. (Capstone Press) Military Helicopters (PreK Gr 2) - The military uses helicopters to take off and land in tight spots. Read to find out about the military s defenses in the sky. (Capstone Press) Military Trucks (PreK Gr 2) - The military uses trucks to deliver troops and supplies. Read to find out about the military s tough, trusty trucks. (Capstone Press)

2 The United States Navy (Gr 1-3) - Provides an introduction to the history, function, ships, and future of the United States Navy. (Capstone Press) The United States Marines (Gr 1 3) - Provides an introduction to the history, function, weaponry, and future of the United States Marine Corps. (Capstone Press) The United States Air Force (Gr 1 3) - Provides an introduction to the history, function, aircraft, and future of the United States Air Force. (Capstone Press) The United States Army (Gr 1-3) - Provides an introduction to the history, organization, function, equipment, and future of the United States Army. (Capstone Press)

3 Pilots in Peril (Gr 3 6) - Pilots in Peril looks at pilots under fire. (Heinemann-Raintree) Sailors Under Fire (Gr 3-6) - Sailors Under Fire looks at sailors in danger. (Heinemann-Raintree) Amazing Military Robots (Gr 3 9) - Are robots smarter than humans? Where are they used? How are they built? Why do they work? Can kids build them? Find the answers in this fascinating look at all things robots. (Capstone Press) This Book is Top Secret: A Collection of Awesome Military Trivia (Gr 3 9) - Can tanks fly? Can seaweed fuel a helicopter? Could a spy vehicle be as small as a sparrow? Were rotting animal carcasses once used as deadly weapons? Get the answer to these questions and many more! (Capstone Press)

4 Raising the Flag: How a Photograph Gave a Nation Hope in Wartime (Gr 5-9) - By February 1945 the United States had been fighting World War II for more than three years. Soldiers were worn down from battle, and civilians were drained by sacrifice. But a photograph of Marines raising an American flag on Japanese soil gave a wearied nation a renewed sense of pride and hope. This powerful image of strength and determination became the most famous image of the war. It not only captured a moment of victory against a strong foe. It also represented the effort every member of the armed forces had made and offered Americans the promise of victory and an end to conflict. (Compass Point Books) Voices of World War II: Stories from the Front Lines (Gr 5 9) - Can you imagine using a toilet to escape from a prison camp? Or how about battling snakes and bombs to help patients in the Philippines? These were everyday events for people during World War II. Experience their triumphs and defeats first-hand as you read about a captured British pilot, an American army nurse, a Japanese kamikaze pilot, and more. (Capstone Press) A Time for War (Gr 5 9) - On June 6, 1944, Private First Class Michael Donovan and 13,000 U.S. Paratroopers soar over the English Channel toward their Drop Zone in enemy-occupied France. Their mission: capture the town of Carentan from the Germans and secure an operations base for Allied forces. Suddenly, the sky explodes with anti-aircraft fire, and Donovan's C-47 Skytrain is hit! Within moments, the troops exit the aircraft and plummet toward a deadly destination. On the ground, Donovan finds himself alone in the Lion's Den without food, shelter, or a weapon. In order to survive, the rookie soldier must rely on his instincts and locate his platoon before time runs out.

5 Depth Charge (Gr 5 9) - When British Intelligence learns of a German U-Boat anchored off the coast of Sweden, in neutral waters, they enlist the help of an American Naval code-breaking officer to go undercover as Nazis. Their mission: sneak aboard the German sub and liberate the Enigma decoding machine. Blood Brotherhood (Gr 5-9) - On December 1, 1950, during the heart of the Korean War, Lieutenant Everett Donovan awakens in a mortar crater behind enemy lines. During the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, a mine explosion has killed his entire platoon of U.S. Marines. Shaken and shivering from the subzero temps, the lieutenant struggles to his feet and stands among the bodies of his fellow Devil Dogs. Suddenly, a shot rings out! Donovan falls to his knees and when he looks up, he's face to face with his Korean counterpart. Both men know the standoff will end in brotherhood or blood... and neither choice will come easy. Emergency Ops (Gr 5-9) - During the Vietnam War, Captain Anne Donovan's aid station is pinned down by a sniper near the front lines, and the doctor performing a life-threatening surgery is critically wounded. Donovan must take control of not only the operating room, but her emotions as well.

6 Heart of the Enemy (Gr 5-9) - During the War in Iraq, Lieutenant Commander Lester Donovan of the U.S. Navy SEALs must capture a known terrorist near the border of Syria. It s a dangerous mission. Land mines and hostile combatants blanket the area, yet Donovan is undeterred. But when the mission goes awry, this gung-ho commander must learn to keep his cool if he s going to keep his men safe. Control Under Fire (Gr 5-9) - Technology and air superiority equals success in modern warfare. But even during the War in Afghanistan, satellite recon and smart bombs cannot replace soldiers on the ground. When a SEAL team SeaHawk helicopter goes down in the icy mountains of Kandahar, Lieutenant Lester Donovan must make a difficult decision: follow orders or go "off mission" and save his fellow soldiers. With Taliban terrorists at every turn, neither decision will be easy. He'll need his instincts and some high-tech weaponry to get off of the hillside and back to base alive! The Science of Military Vehicles (Gr 6-9) - The mighty Humvee, the stealthy Ohio class submarine, and the speeding B2 bomber. These vehicles and many more use the principles of science to keep the military on the move. But how? Find the answers when you read about the military's incredible mixture of science and technology. (Compass Point Books)

7 The Science of Soldiers (Gr 6-9) - What does it take to be a soldier? Strength and intelligence both play a part, but soldiers need extra help to do their job of defending their country. Enter technology such as satellites, robotics, and computers. Learn all about these forms of technology and the scientific principles behind them (Compass Point Books) The Science of Weapons (Gr 6-9) - Humans have used weapons to fight their enemies since the dawn of history. Today s military arsenal is filled with the most accurate and sophisticated tools yet. Read all about these high tech weapons and the science that went into their development. (Compass Point Books)

Student Lesson. Iwo Jima! Where Are You? Geography Lesson

Student Lesson. Iwo Jima! Where Are You? Geography Lesson Student Lesson Geography Lesson LESSON TITLE: Iwo Jima! Where are you? GRADE LEVEL: 7 12 EALRS: Social Studies: History 1.2 analyze the historical development of events, people, places, and patterns of

More information

The Terrain and Tactics of If You Survive

The Terrain and Tactics of If You Survive The Terrain and Tactics of If You Survive Mechelle Rouchon Course: History 498 Instructor: Dr. Harry Laver Assignment: Analysis First Lieutenant George Wilson served in the U.S. Army during the last, but

More information

AVIATOR S FLIGHT LOG BOOK

AVIATOR S FLIGHT LOG BOOK AVIATOR S FLIGHT LOG BOOK NAME: SCHOOL: GRADE: DATE: Welcome to the US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center at ore than 70 years ago, the United States and its Allies fought and defeated M Germany, Japan,

More information

World War II TOWARD A GLOBAL COMMUNITY (1900 PRESENT)

World War II TOWARD A GLOBAL COMMUNITY (1900 PRESENT) World War II TOWARD A GLOBAL COMMUNITY (1900 PRESENT) WWII began on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. The Germans used a strategy known as blitzkrieg (lightening war), which involved coordinated

More information

World War 2 Project. By Cdt.Sgt.Allen.Devonlee & The other Guy (Dalton Barron)

World War 2 Project. By Cdt.Sgt.Allen.Devonlee & The other Guy (Dalton Barron) World War 2 Project By Cdt.Sgt.Allen.Devonlee & The other Guy (Dalton Barron) Propaganda (Germany) Most propaganda in Nazi Germany was made by the Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda. Joseph

More information

Name: Date: Hour: Allies (Russia in this instance) over the Germans. Allies (British and American forces defeated German forces in Northern Africa)

Name: Date: Hour: Allies (Russia in this instance) over the Germans. Allies (British and American forces defeated German forces in Northern Africa) Name: Date: Hour: World War II Use your textbook and other sources to complete the chart below regarding the significant events that took place during World War II. Answer the questions that follow in

More information

Theme: The Growing Role of Private Security Companies in Protecting the Homeland.

Theme: The Growing Role of Private Security Companies in Protecting the Homeland. Theme: The Growing Role of Private Security Companies in Protecting the Homeland. Background on terrorist organizations: A global threat, every object is a target, infinite number of targets. Terrorist

More information

Deep Operations and Active Territorial Defence: Some ideas for the Baltic States

Deep Operations and Active Territorial Defence: Some ideas for the Baltic States Deep Operations and Active Territorial Defence: Some ideas for the Baltic States By LtCol Ron LaGrone Introduction: The Image and the Reality of Deep Operations Current military literature suggests that

More information

Chapter 19 America Enters the War. Click on a hyperlink to view the corresponding slides.

Chapter 19 America Enters the War. Click on a hyperlink to view the corresponding slides. Chapter 19 Section 4 America Enters the War Click on a hyperlink to view the corresponding slides. Chapter Objectives Section 4: America Enters the War Explain how Roosevelt helped Britain while maintaining

More information

SEPT. 1, 1939 GERMANY INVADED POLAND

SEPT. 1, 1939 GERMANY INVADED POLAND WORLD WAR II 5-4.4: Explain the principal events related to the involvement of the United States in World War II, including campaigns in North Africa and the Mediterranean; major battles of the European

More information

World War II in Europe

World War II in Europe P a g e 1 World War II in Europe Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Which country was the first to use the Lend-Lease Act? a. Germany c. Great

More information

A BRIEF HISTORY OF US MILITARY VETERANS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

A BRIEF HISTORY OF US MILITARY VETERANS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA A BRIEF HISTORY OF US MILITARY VETERANS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA From the American Revolution through the current wars in the Middle East, University of Pennsylvania students, faculty, and staff

More information

U.S. HISTORY 11 TH GRADE LESSON AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER 1941-1945

U.S. HISTORY 11 TH GRADE LESSON AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER 1941-1945 U.S. HISTORY 11 TH GRADE LESSON AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: Objectives: TEKS Social Studies US1A, US1C, US6A, US6B, US6C, US22B, US24A, US24B, US24C, US24D, US24E, US25A, US25D 1. The student

More information

TEACHER S KEY SESSION 1. THE WORLD BEFORE THE GREAT WAR. PRETASK. 3. Pre- listening.

TEACHER S KEY SESSION 1. THE WORLD BEFORE THE GREAT WAR. PRETASK. 3. Pre- listening. TEACHER S KEY SESSION 1. THE WORLD BEFORE THE GREAT WAR. PRETASK 3. Pre- listening. 1. Before 1914, the nations of Europe were involved in a race to obtain overseas colonies all over the world, mainly

More information

The Korean War Veteran. Respect and Appreciation grows for Canada s Military

The Korean War Veteran. Respect and Appreciation grows for Canada s Military The Korean War Veteran Internet Journal - November 9, 2011 (Filed from Korea) Respect and Appreciation grows for Canada s Military By Peter Worthington grown across the country. Lieutenant Peter Worthington

More information

World War II in Asia. AP World History Chapter 29e

World War II in Asia. AP World History Chapter 29e World War II in Asia AP World History Chapter 29e Japanese Imperialism In the 1930s = Japan had seized much of China Japan now set its sights on French, British, Dutch and American colonies in Southeast

More information

Women in the U.S. Military: Growing Share, Distinctive Profile

Women in the U.S. Military: Growing Share, Distinctive Profile 1 PEW SOCIAL & DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS in the U.S. Military: Growing Share, Distinctive Profile By Eileen Patten and Kim Parker The women who serve in today s military differ from the men who serve in a number

More information

1914-1918: WORLD WAR I CFE 3201V

1914-1918: WORLD WAR I CFE 3201V 1914-1918: WORLD WAR I CFE 3201V OPEN CAPTIONED NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY 1992 Grade Levels: 10-13+ 25 minutes 1 Instructional Graphic Enclosed DESCRIPTION The forces of nationalism, imperialism, and

More information

Constitution vs Guerriere

Constitution vs Guerriere Constitution vs Guerriere A Classroom Skit This skit recounts the battle between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere using many of the actual words said by men who took part in it. It takes approximately

More information

Chapter 22: World War I. Four most powerful European nations in the early 1900s were Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia.

Chapter 22: World War I. Four most powerful European nations in the early 1900s were Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia. Chapter 22: World War I The Beginnings of World War I World War I was fought from 1914-1918. United States entered World War I in 1917. The Origins of Europe s Great War Nationalism Four most powerful

More information

COMMON CORE Lessons & Activities SAMPLE

COMMON CORE Lessons & Activities SAMPLE COMMON CORE Lessons & Activities TEACH IT TODAY! About this Book This Common Core Lessons and Activities Book allows you to immediately meet new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, as

More information

MacArthur Memorial Education Programs

MacArthur Memorial Education Programs MacArthur Memorial Education Programs World War II Primary Resources Flag Raising on Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945 Background President Woodrow Wilson described World War I as the war to end all wars. In

More information

You will also want to keep the following questions in mind as you review this material:

You will also want to keep the following questions in mind as you review this material: World War II When World War II began, the United States remained neutral. However, after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, the United States entered the war on the side of the Allies. Following the successful

More information

Segment 1: For the Record. State at the beginning of the interview:

Segment 1: For the Record. State at the beginning of the interview: Oral History Interview for Ms. Florence Finch, Ithaca, New York, 2007 (SPAR, Medal of Freedom recipient, worked in Gen. MacArthur s intel division in Philippines) Segment 1: For the Record State at the

More information

The Battle of the Little Bighorn Lesson Plan. Central Historical Questions: Who was responsible for the Battle of Little Bighorn?

The Battle of the Little Bighorn Lesson Plan. Central Historical Questions: Who was responsible for the Battle of Little Bighorn? The Battle of the Little Bighorn Lesson Plan Central Historical Questions: Who was responsible for the? Materials: Copies of Textbook Excerpt Copies of Documents A and B Copies of Guiding Questions Plan

More information

Second Grade The War of 1812 Assessment

Second Grade The War of 1812 Assessment Second Grade The War of 1812 Assessment 1a. Who was president during the War of 1812? a. George Washington b. James Madison 1b. Who was president during the War of 1812? a. George Washington b. James Madison

More information

Veterans' Organizations

Veterans' Organizations General Revenue Fund Group 743501 American Ex-Prisoners of War Appropriation Appropriation $27,533 $27,533 $28,910 $28,910 $28,910 $28,910 by Am. Sub. H.B. 215 of the 122nd G.A.) 746501 Army and Navy Union,

More information

The Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles Payback For WWI The Treaty of Versailles The Treaty of Versailles After WWI, the League of Nations made Germany sign the Treaty of Versailles. Germany didn t have any choice whether to sign it or not.

More information

The War of 1812 was the United States of America s first

The War of 1812 was the United States of America s first Constitutional Connection To create a context for this lesson, have students complete Constitutional Connection: War and the Constitution. War in The Early Republic 42 Overview The War of 1812 was the

More information

Battles and Fronts of WWI Text, Maps, Text Dependent Questions. Standards Alignment Text & Maps Text Dependent Questions

Battles and Fronts of WWI Text, Maps, Text Dependent Questions. Standards Alignment Text & Maps Text Dependent Questions Battles and Fronts of WWI Text, Maps, Text Dependent Questions Standards Alignment Text & Maps Text Dependent Questions Standards Alignment California State Standards for Grade 10 10.5 Students analyze

More information

Reasons for U.S. Involvement in War

Reasons for U.S. Involvement in War Reasons for U.S. Involvement in War The United States has waged several wars throughout its history. These wars have in some ways differed drastically. For example, during the Revolutionary War, cannons

More information

The Battle of Mons. 1914 Fact File. A Welsh Experience. 23 August 1914

The Battle of Mons. 1914 Fact File. A Welsh Experience. 23 August 1914 The Battle of Mons 23 August 1914 191 4 1914 The Battle of Mons was the first battle in which men from Wales took part. The German army marched through Belgium without meeting much resistance. Their advance

More information

THE WAR GAME: World War II. By: Jeff Stein. Table of Contents

THE WAR GAME: World War II. By: Jeff Stein. Table of Contents THE WAR GAME: World War II By: Jeff Stein Play begins in the first six months of 1942. The Japanese have made their attack on Pearl Harbor causing the last remaining Allied nation, the U.S.A., to fully

More information

Instructional Posters for Recruit Training

Instructional Posters for Recruit Training Marine Corps Common Skills (MCCS) Instructional Posters for Recruit Training Part II: History Drill Instructor SSgt Richard Vidinha 1st Recruit Training Battalion Parris Island, South Carolina 2008 Marine

More information

Men from the British Empire in the First World War

Men from the British Empire in the First World War In 1914, Britain ruled over one quarter of the world s surface area and 434 million people. This was known as the British Empire. When war broke out, Britain was desperate for men to fight. Unlike France,

More information

Abita Springs, on November. left leg.

Abita Springs, on November. left leg. Retired Abita Springs Army sergeant wounded in Afghanistan to march in NYC Veterans Day parade Retired Army sergeant Matthew King of Abita Springs, stands for a portrait at the veterans memorial at the

More information

CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: WORLD WAR II: FIGHTING THE GOOD WAR, 1939 1945 READING AND STUDY GUIDE

CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: WORLD WAR II: FIGHTING THE GOOD WAR, 1939 1945 READING AND STUDY GUIDE CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: WORLD WAR II: FIGHTING THE GOOD WAR, 1939 1945 READING AND STUDY GUIDE I. The Approaching War A. Fascism and Appeasement B. The Arsenal of Democracy C. War with Japan II. On the Home

More information

Name. September 11, 2001: A Turning Point

Name. September 11, 2001: A Turning Point Name Directions: For the following questions(s), use this passage adapted from Mark Kishlansky s, Patrick Geary s, and Patricia O Brien s text, Civilization in the West. September 11, 2001: A Turning Point

More information

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS The American Legion MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS P.O. BOX 1055 INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46206-1055 (317) 630-1253 Fax (317) 630-1368 For God and Country Memorial Day 2016 The American Legion Media & Communications Division

More information

The Car - An Update. The Car a Candy Tangerine Orange Metallic Corvette convertible. The Driver a 67 year-old Vietnam Veteran, patriotic to the core.

The Car - An Update. The Car a Candy Tangerine Orange Metallic Corvette convertible. The Driver a 67 year-old Vietnam Veteran, patriotic to the core. The Car - An Update The Car a Candy Tangerine Orange Metallic Corvette convertible. The Driver a 67 year-old Vietnam Veteran, patriotic to the core. The Driver had long been supportive of the POW-MIA cause

More information

IAI/Malat Solutions for the Maritime Arena

IAI/Malat Solutions for the Maritime Arena IAI/Malat Solutions for the Maritime Arena Any country with a proximity to the sea has an important operational need to positively and unambiguously identify, in time, threats that originate in the maritime

More information

Flexible, Life-Cycle Support for Unique Mission Requirements

Flexible, Life-Cycle Support for Unique Mission Requirements Flexible, Life-Cycle Support for Unique Mission Requirements We Meet the Need Anytime, Anywhere, Any Mission The customers we serve are diverse and so are their requirements. Transformational logistics

More information

Europe G A M E P L AY M A N U A L

Europe G A M E P L AY M A N U A L e p o r Eu GAMEPLAY MANUAL GAMEPLAY MANUAL Europe It is the spring of 9 and Germany is about to launch Operation Barbarossa. This was Germany s surprise attack on the Soviet Union that ended the Hitler-Stalin

More information

In January 2012, the VetForce1 organization was formed in order to

In January 2012, the VetForce1 organization was formed in order to In January 2012, the VetForce1 organization was formed in order to assist recently returning Veterans in their quest for a successful career with VetForce1 s cooperative efforts with educational institutions,

More information

Armin T. Wegner. Intellectual, Doctor in Law, Photographer, Writer, Poet, Civil Rights Defender, and Eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide

Armin T. Wegner. Intellectual, Doctor in Law, Photographer, Writer, Poet, Civil Rights Defender, and Eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide Armin T. Wegner Intellectual, Doctor in Law, Photographer, Writer, Poet, Civil Rights Defender, and Eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide The photos of Armin T. Wegner are among the few that capture the

More information

2005-2006 Page 1 0f 6. amplified by the presence of aircraft. Modern aircraft can deliver anything from food and

2005-2006 Page 1 0f 6. amplified by the presence of aircraft. Modern aircraft can deliver anything from food and 2005-2006 Page 1 0f 6 Today, airplanes are a vital and natural part of any war. A major ground assault is always preceded by an aerial bombing campaign, and the effectiveness of the infantry assault is

More information

Aleda Ester Lutz A Memoir of This VA Medical Center s Namesake A GIRL FROM FREELAND...

Aleda Ester Lutz A Memoir of This VA Medical Center s Namesake A GIRL FROM FREELAND... Aleda Ester Lutz A Memoir of This VA Medical Center s Namesake A GIRL FROM FREELAND... Aleda Ester Lutz was born on November 9, 1915 in Freeland, Michigan. Aleda E. Lutz, a graduate of the Saginaw General

More information

Poster 5 - This is a primary source ; a poster ordered by the British government during the first world war. It was addressed to the English.

Poster 5 - This is a primary source ; a poster ordered by the British government during the first world war. It was addressed to the English. Poster 1 ordered by the British government during the first world war. It was addressed to English men to incite them to enlist in the British army. - A military leader, Lord Kitchener, is drawn and painted

More information

German initiated battle in western europe that attempted to push back the allied advance that was un. Sample letter requesting financial assistance

German initiated battle in western europe that attempted to push back the allied advance that was un. Sample letter requesting financial assistance German initiated battle in western europe that attempted to push back the allied advance that was un. Sample letter requesting financial assistance from employer. German initiated battle in western europe

More information

U.S. Entry into WWI Lesson Plan

U.S. Entry into WWI Lesson Plan Lesson Plan Central Historical Question: Why did the U.S. enter World War I? Materials: Classroom Textbook Excerpt on Copies of Documents A and B: Wilson Speeches Copies of Document C: Zinn Document Copies

More information

Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie The Killing Fields

Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie The Killing Fields Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie The Killing Fields This module has been designed to accompany the film The Killing Fields (1984). The Killing Fields is based on real characters and

More information

CHAPTER 6 NAVAL ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 6 NAVAL ORGANIZATION CHAPTER 6 NAVAL ORGANIZATION Organization is the element of administration which entails the orderly arrangement of materials and personnel by functions in order to attain the objective of the unit. Organization

More information

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE JOHN HAMILTON

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE JOHN HAMILTON UNITED STATES AIR FORCE JOHN HAMILTON UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BY JOHN HAMILTON VISIT US AT WWW.ABDOPUBLISHING.COM Published by ABDO Publishing Company, 8000 West 78th Street, Suite 310, Edina, MN 55439.

More information

September 24, 2015 2:43 PM THEMED SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS CIVIL WAR IN INDIANA

September 24, 2015 2:43 PM THEMED SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS CIVIL WAR IN INDIANA September 24, 2015 2:43 PM THEMED SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS CIVIL WAR IN INDIANA Gallery INDIANA Q: In the Hoosier Way gallery on the second floor of the Indiana State Museum, spend a few minutes looking at the

More information

Military/Dependent Scholarships

Military/Dependent Scholarships Military/Dependent Scholarships AFCEA Military Personnel/Dependent Scholarship Is available to U.S. active duty servicemembers, honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National

More information

Dear Billy, Dear mother,

Dear Billy, Dear mother, Dear Billy, I am writing to let you know how much I am missing you. I have some good news. I am going to be an auntie. I am so excited about finding out what my sister is having. I am very proud of you,

More information

Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife are assassinated in Bosnia. Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife are assassinated in Bosnia. Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia Timeline World War I 1914 June 28 July 28 July 31 August 1 August 3 August 4 September 6 Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife are assassinated in Bosnia Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia Labor leader

More information

POSTERS OF WORLD WAR II FRONT PAGE OF WORLD WAR II

POSTERS OF WORLD WAR II FRONT PAGE OF WORLD WAR II POSTERS OF WORLD WAR II Posters of World War II is a study of the war poster as a propaganda phenomenon between 1939 and 1945. The book contains Axis and Allied posters created by such famous artists as

More information

United States Guntai-Shù Martial arts Honoring our US Military Veterans

United States Guntai-Shù Martial arts Honoring our US Military Veterans Guntai Shù ( 軍 隊 術 ) is a combination of Japanese and Chinese words that means military skills. Many military members have put a lot of time and practice in training for combat. These combat skills relate

More information

Presentation on Military Chaplaincy GS 1776. Supporting Papers for:

Presentation on Military Chaplaincy GS 1776. Supporting Papers for: GS 1776 Presentation on Military Chaplaincy Supporting Papers for: The Naval Chaplaincy Service The Royal Army Chaplains Department The Royal Air Force Chaplains Branch The Naval Chaplaincy Service To

More information

The Western Front 1914-1917:

The Western Front 1914-1917: The Western Front 1914-1917: General info and introduction: Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining

More information

H18370. Royal Australian Navy. AE2 E Class submarine LEARNING RESOURCE

H18370. Royal Australian Navy. AE2 E Class submarine LEARNING RESOURCE H18370 Royal Australian Navy AE2 E Class submarine LEARNING RESOURCE In this learning package there are activities for young learners (Foundation to Year 2), upper primary students (Years 5 and 6) and

More information

Statement of. Vice Admiral William A. Brown, United States Navy. Deputy Commander, United States Transportation Command

Statement of. Vice Admiral William A. Brown, United States Navy. Deputy Commander, United States Transportation Command Statement of Vice Admiral William A. Brown, United States Navy Deputy Commander, United States Transportation Command Before the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces

More information

The Civil War 1861 1863

The Civil War 1861 1863 The Civil War 1861 1863 The Civil War was a fight between the United States of America (the North) and the Confederate States of America (the South). It began after the 1860 Presidential Election. The

More information

VUS.11,12 World War II

VUS.11,12 World War II Name: Class: Date: VUS.11,12 World War II Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Adolf Hitler blamed Germany s economic problems on a. weak German

More information

The Causes of the French and Indian War

The Causes of the French and Indian War The Causes of the French and Indian War The End of the French Threat 1. relations between England & the colonies had been positive until the 1760s 2. England & France were the two main rivals for leadership

More information

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Funding Highlights: Provides $553 billion for the base budget, an increase of $22 billion above the 2010 appropriation. This reflects continued investment in national security priorities

More information

Unit 1-2: Reading Guide Key. Canada and World War I

Unit 1-2: Reading Guide Key. Canada and World War I Learning Guide for Counterpoints: Exploring Canadian Issues Unit 1-2: Reading Guide Key / 56 Canada and World War I Resource: Counterpoints: Exploring Canadian Issues, Chapter 2 The Beginning of World

More information

Our long-term transformation strategy will exploit these tactical advances to achieve two key operational level objectives:

Our long-term transformation strategy will exploit these tactical advances to achieve two key operational level objectives: TASK FORCE ASW Anti-Submarine Warfare Conceptt off Operrattiions fforr tthe 21 s st t Centturry BACKGROUND As we sail deeper into the 21 st century, Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) will remain a core mission

More information

Foreign Affairs and National Security

Foreign Affairs and National Security Foreign Affairs and National Security Objectives: TLW understand and explain the following questions as it relates to the Foreign affairs of the American Government What is foreign policy? What is the

More information

By: Jeff Stein. Table of Contents

By: Jeff Stein. Table of Contents THE WAR GAME: World War II By: Jeff Stein Play begins in the first six months of 1942. The Japanese have made their attack on Pearl Harbor causing the last remaining Allied nation, the U.S.A., to fully

More information

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/homefront/ 2

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/homefront/ 2 Create your own Home Front diary for the Second World War Use the documents and photographs in our Home Front website as evidence to help you write a diary about how your life was affected by the Second

More information

Chapter 15, Section 5. Turning the tide of the War

Chapter 15, Section 5. Turning the tide of the War Chapter 15, Section 5 Turning the tide of the War Battles General Battles Result Ambrose Burnside Fredericksburg (C/S) The Union suffered 13,000 losses Joseph Hooker Chancellorsville (C/S) Union force

More information

Section 1 Hitler s Lightning War

Section 1 Hitler s Lightning War World War II Section 1 Hitler s Lightning War Setting the Stage Hitler used the turmoil of German life after World War I to come to power. Nonaggression Pact signed between Stalin (Russia) and Hitler (Germany)

More information

We were allies then, it is the time to join hands now to meet the enormous challenges facing both our nations and the world.

We were allies then, it is the time to join hands now to meet the enormous challenges facing both our nations and the world. We were allies then, it is the time to join hands now to meet the enormous challenges facing both our nations and the world. U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen and Russian Gen. Nikolay Makarov participated in

More information

QUICKSTART RULES Turn Order Rolling Dice 10s Damage Number Caps

QUICKSTART RULES Turn Order Rolling Dice 10s Damage Number Caps QUICKSTART RULES The actual rules of Terror Network are a little more involved, but here is a simplified rules section to get you started. Terror Network puts you into the role of a counter-terrorism agent.

More information

Stoops visits war memorials in Capitol

Stoops visits war memorials in Capitol Richard Dick Stoops, center foreground, salutes during a ceremonry at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Stoops set a wreath on a stand in front of the imposing site as part

More information

Houston Community College. Veteran Students On Campus

Houston Community College. Veteran Students On Campus Houston Community College Veteran Students On Campus Dr. Sabrina Y. Lewis- Jones Director, Veterans Affairs July 15, 2015 Preview Informa.on regarding Veterans Combat stressors From Civilian to Soldier

More information

U.S. Reasons For Going to War

U.S. Reasons For Going to War U.S. Reasons For Going to War U.S. declares its neutrality in 1914. Conditions will be created which pull the U.S. into war on the side of the Allies. U.S. Reasons for going to War The Sinking of Merchant

More information

WORLD WAR 2 Political and economic conditions in Europe and throughout the world after World War 1 led directly to World War 2:

WORLD WAR 2 Political and economic conditions in Europe and throughout the world after World War 1 led directly to World War 2: Political and economic conditions in Europe and throughout the world after World War 1 led directly to World War 2: 1. The Treaty of Versailles, ending World War 1, was particularly harsh on Germany and

More information

VETERANS DAY SPEECH 2015

VETERANS DAY SPEECH 2015 The American Legion MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE P.O. BOX 1055 INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46206 (317) 630-1253 Fax (317) 630-1368 For God and Country VETERANS DAY SPEECH 2015 The American Legion M&C DIVISION October

More information

Head Cases; Stories of Brain Injury and its Aftermath. Michael Paul Mason. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008.

Head Cases; Stories of Brain Injury and its Aftermath. Michael Paul Mason. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008. Book Review Reviewed by Cathryn Nelson Head Cases; Stories of Brain Injury and its Aftermath. Michael Paul Mason. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008. It begins with a young paralyzed man confined

More information

THE BELGIAN ARMY IN 1940

THE BELGIAN ARMY IN 1940 THE BELGIAN ARMY IN 1940 Belgium announced its policy of Armed Independence in 1936. This policy was understood to go beyond strict neutrality (which had not kept Belgium out og World War I) and was accompanied

More information

MULTIPLE CHOICE (2 points each) Directions: Mark the letter of the best

MULTIPLE CHOICE (2 points each) Directions: Mark the letter of the best Name Date MULTIPLE CHOICE (2 points each) Directions: Mark the letter of the best answer on the scantron sheet. Use a PENCIL and be sure to fully mark your selection. 1. What strategy involving giving

More information

The Implication of TMD System in Japan to China s Security

The Implication of TMD System in Japan to China s Security The Sixth ISODARCO Beijing Seminar on Arms Control October 29-Novermber 1, 1998 Shanghai, China The Implication of TMD System in Japan to China s Security Institute of World Economics & Politics Chinese

More information

Memorial Day Honors Military Service and Sacrifice

Memorial Day Honors Military Service and Sacrifice Memorial Day Honors Military Service and Sacrifice The last Monday in May is a national holiday. Memorial Day honors those who died in military service. But any time of year, visitors to the nation's capital

More information

After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, they thought America would avoid further conflict with them

After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, they thought America would avoid further conflict with them CHAPTER 17 THE UNITED STATES IN WORLD WAR II SECTION 1: MOBILIZING FOR DEFENSE After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, they thought America would avoid further conflict with them The Japan Times newspaper said

More information

Teacherʼs introduction to the site

Teacherʼs introduction to the site TEACHER S GUIDE Teacherʼs introduction to the site Gallipoli: The First Day is a 3D documentary website about the First World War landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) on the Gallipoli

More information

Newport RI Naval history

Newport RI Naval history Newport RI Naval history During the years of the Newport s heavy involvement in the Triangular Trade, the English considered establishing a navy yard at Newport. Robert Melville was hired to conduct a

More information

Option 1: Use the Might of the U.S. Military to End the Assad Regime

Option 1: Use the Might of the U.S. Military to End the Assad Regime 1 Option 1: Use the Might of the U.S. Military to End the Assad Regime The Syrian dictatorship s use of chemical weapons against its own people was terrible. But we must not let it overshadow the larger

More information

Core Warrior Values Training

Core Warrior Values Training Core Warrior Values Training 1 Introduction Background The cornerstone of military professionalism is professional conduct on the battlefield. As professionals, we have an obligation to ensure our conduct

More information

In 1948 President Truman ordered the desegregation of the United States Military.

In 1948 President Truman ordered the desegregation of the United States Military. The Tuskegee Airmen Overview: In the 1940 s, the United States Military, like so much of the nation, was segregated. The so-called Jim Crow Laws kept blacks from entering public places such as libraries,

More information

The Nuclear Weapons Debate

The Nuclear Weapons Debate Scottish CND - Education Pack The Nuclear Weapons Debate Scottish CND s educational resource Nuclear Weapons: Yes or No is aimed at late primary to early secondary school pupils. It has 4 units: The Nuclear

More information

Chapter 9: The Policies of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson

Chapter 9: The Policies of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson Chapter 9: The Policies of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson Department of State, Department of Treasury, Department of War, Attorney General, Postmaster General : 5 government departments established

More information

Fry Instant Word List

Fry Instant Word List First 100 Instant Words the had out than of by many first and words then water a but them been to not these called in what so who is all some oil you were her sit that we would now it when make find he

More information

WWII by the Numbers Charting and Graphing D-Day and WWII Data

WWII by the Numbers Charting and Graphing D-Day and WWII Data WWII by the Numbers Charting and Graphing D-Day and WWII Data A Lesson from the Education Department The National WWII Museum 945 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 528-1944 www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/education

More information

CIVIL WAR CAMP LIFE Music: Document 1

CIVIL WAR CAMP LIFE Music: Document 1 CIVIL WAR CAMP LIFE Music: Document 1 1. At this station there are four songs, three of which you can hear on the CD. These songs were popular with troops in the North and/or the South. (See if you can

More information

A Return to Responsibility

A Return to Responsibility A Return to Responsibility What President Obama and Congress Can Learn About Defense Budgets from Past Presidents Lawrence J. Korb, Laura Conley, and Alex Rothman July 2011 w w w.americanprogress.org Introduction

More information

Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words

Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words The Fry list of 600 words are the most frequently used words for reading and writing. The words are listed in rank order. First Hundred Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group

More information

Memorial Day 2013. The. Suggested Speech

Memorial Day 2013. The. Suggested Speech The American Legion Suggested Speech PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE P.O. BOX 1055 INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46206-1055 (317) 630-1253 Fax (317) 630-1368 For God and country Memorial Day 2013 The American Legion National

More information