Facts about ww2

another great infographic. great use of colour, red for the blood shed, pain and danger. yellow for hope and grief (in some cultures)

another great infographic. great use of colour, red for the blood shed, pain and danger. yellow for hope and grief (in some cultures)

A picture of Allied soldiers landing in Normandy on D-Day 6 June 1944. It was the biggest seaborne invasion ever.

A picture of Allied soldiers landing in Normandy on D-Day 6 June 1944. It was the biggest seaborne invasion ever.

10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl--I wouldn't open this page up and read it to students, but it would be good to look over prior to the unit each year so I could share a couple points with them.

10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl--I wouldn't open this page up and read it to students, but it would be good to look over prior to the unit each year so I could share a couple points with them.

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Pearl Harbor | The Huffington Post

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Pearl Harbor | The Huffington Post

November’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

November’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Young Evacuees 1942. A helper at Paddington Station in London fixing a label onto a child being evacuated from London during the war.

Young Evacuees 1942. A helper at Paddington Station in London fixing a label onto a child being evacuated from London during the war.

WW2 Soviet female snipers, members of Sydir Kovpak's partisan formation in the Ukrainian SSR.

WW2 Soviet female snipers, members of Sydir Kovpak's partisan formation in the Ukrainian SSR.

Great War Weapons.  Grandfather would have used a rifle.  His army record describes him as 'a good shot'.  Would he have used any other weapons or have needed his gas mask?  We'll likely never know. He told a story about soldiers covering their faces with urine-soaked kilts to protect themselves during gas attacks; perhaps the only benefit of wearing kilts.

Great War Weapons. Grandfather would have used a rifle. His army record describes him as 'a good shot'. Would he have used any other weapons or have needed his gas mask? We'll likely never know. He told a story about soldiers covering their faces with urine-soaked kilts to protect themselves during gas attacks; perhaps the only benefit of wearing kilts.

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