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159 reviewed resources for allied forces

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WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many historians would classify World War II as a global turning point in the 20th century. See if your middle schoolers agree with such an assessment with a collection of lessons and activities on the second Great War. Lessons cover an...
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WWII - Allies Liberate France

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Both the Allied and Axis Forces fought vehemently over Paris, the French capital. Despite the back and forth, the Allied Forces were able to crush their counterparts, forcing German troops to surrender in 1944.
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The Allies Win the War

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint clearly outlines many elements that contributed to the Allied Forces winning WWII. Topics covered are wartime technology, D-Day, The Holocaust, Perl Harbor, the Atomic Bomb and how winning the war changed the face of the...
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The Great War: U.S. Division Under Allied Command

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The victory of Allied forces in World War I is due in large part to the continued collaboration and support of the Allied divisions themselves. Learn more about the ways Australia, Britain, France, and the United States worked together...
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The Strategic Bombing Campaign

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An extensive look at World War II details the strategic bombing campaign of the Allied forces. Beginning in September 1939 and ending in May 1945, the interactive map follows British and American forces throughout the bombing campaigns...
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The Berlin Airlift

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
After World War II, the Soviet Union and the Allied forces divided Germany into equal quadrants, but Joseph Stalin's increasing mistrust led to nearly 12 months of blocked access to West Berlin—and the 2.3 million people who still lived...
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WWII - Flying Tigers Bite Back

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Like a shark bearing its teeth, the US fighter plane demonstrated innovative tactics against the Japanese Air Force, threatening the Axis Powers and instilling hope in the Allied Forces. Watch these daring moves and learn about the...
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The Sicilian Campaign

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The summer of 1943 saw Italy transition from a fascist state in an Allied campaign that eventually became a liberation. Explore the ways Canada, Great Britain, the United States, and the Northwest African Air Forces collaborated to put a...
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Operation Market Garden

For Students 7th - 12th
How did Allied forces get behind enemy lines? An engaging video shows just how they did it—by dropping paratroopers drop from the sky in a risky maneuver. Learners watch as paratroopers attempt to drop behind enemy lines and destroy...
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WWII: Allies Turn the Tables

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore U.S. history by viewing a video clip in class. In this World War II lesson plan, students read assigned text from their history books about the U.S. Allies in the war. Middle schoolers view the intro to "Saving...
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Fight For Air Supremacy - Bloody April 1917

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
One of the worst months of WWI was Bloody April, 1917. Scholars investigate the fight for air supremacy in the 28th lesson of a 32-part unit on the Great War. They view a short video clip to open lines of discussion to better analyze the...
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"The Proper Application of Overwhelming Force": The United States in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the role that the U.S. played in bringing about victory in the two major theaters of the war in the Pacific and Europe. How the various military campaigns contributed to the war's successful conclusion forms the focus of...
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As Air Force Grows, So Does Iraqis' Pride

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the Air Force's involvement in the Gulf War.  In this history lesson, students read an article from USA Today about the Gulf War, then answer several questions to check their understanding of the article.
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World War I - The War Ends

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your class is in for a treat with this outstanding PowerPoint on World War I. The presentation is loaded with facts, maps, important personalities, and discussion questions on the war. Additionally, there is a wonderful video called,...
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WWII: Asia 1939-45 – Singapore

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The fall of Singapore in World War II was shocking news for the Allied forces—but why? High schoolers explore primary source documents and videos to determine why February 15, 1942 was a wake-up call to the British Empire and its allies...
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Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff - Westerner vs. Easterner

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How to take on the Allied forces during World War I? Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff used specific strategies and tactics to answer the question during the Great War. Despite their differences in tactics, both men were...
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Australian General John Monash

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It is unlikely Americans have heard of Australian General John Monash. Despite that, he played a key role in the leadership of Allied forces during World War I. Young historians learn of the less famous warrior of the Great War,...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – D-Day

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
D-Day, also known as the Normandy Invasion, was a true turning point for the Allied forces and one of the most successful campaigns of World War II. After researching the factors that contributed to the campaign's success, high schoolers...
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Turning the Tide in the Pacific, 1941-1943

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the overall strategies pursued by the Japanese and the Allies in the initial months of World War II. What each side hoped to accomplish what what actually happened forms the basis of a comparison made in this...
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Victory in Europe, 1944-1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the overall strategy pursued by the Allies in the final moths of World War II in Europe by examining military documents and consulting an interactive map of the European theater.
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Victory in the Pacific, 1943-1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the military campaigns of the Pacific theater, tracing the path of the Allied offensives. The lesson presents what the Allies were trying to accomplish and why.
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World War I

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Using maps, diagrams, and lists, this resource is a wonderful way to review the main concepts involving WWI. There are charts with a comparison of imperialism and nationalism, and other key ideas that explain how Europe plunged into this...
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Hitler's Sunken Secret

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students discuss what heavy water is and why the Allied forces were afraid of the Axis stockpiling it. During the video, they complete a worksheet about the sinking of the "Hydro". After watching, they brainstorm a list of reasons...
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The Ally From The Far East - Japan in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Japan was a major player in the Second World War, it also played a role in the first Great War. Scholars analyze the Anglo-Japanese alliance during World War I in the 30th installment of a 32-part series. Using a short video clip,...

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