Liberating Rome: The Anzio and Rome-Arno Campaigns

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Follow the liberation of Rome in both time and space with an interactive timeline and map. As class members click on various icons on the map, they can track different countries and their troops during the Anzio and Rome-Arno Campaigns in early 1944.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have class members compare the movements and battles of armored divisions, infantry divisions, and ranger battalions using the filter at the bottom of the legend
  • Assign one country fighting in the campaign to each small group and prompt them to analyze their role in the liberation of Rome, with each member of the group focusing on a different time period
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to a class set of computers or tablets
Pros
  • Many of the clickable sources in the interactive provide primary source materials for learners to analyze
  • Navigation of the resource is intuitive
  • Provides helpful definitions for various vocabulary words
Cons
  • None