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1 World War II – Memorial Project Created by John Nitcy, Business Teacher Sandpoint, High School – Sandpoint Idaho The purpose of this Powerpoint Project is to help the current generation appreciate the sacrifices of the greatest generation, abroad and at home during World War II. This collection of the slides and hyperlinks, will hopefully be interesting enough to generate student interest in the most significant event of the 20 th century, WWII. As a fellow teacher in the public school system, feel free to use this material in any way possible. It is extremely important that none of us forget what the WWII generation did for the world; and also in our daily lives here in the United States. This project is still a work in progress.

2 Take the WWII Candy Pretest!

3 Sacrifices of World War II Deadliest Conflict in Human History – 60 million deaths Effected every Household in America 16,000,000 – United States 400,000 – United States 85 – Sandpoint, IdahoSandpoint, Idaho 21 – Bedford, VirginiaBedford, Virginia 5 – Waterloo, IowaWaterloo, Iowa From the Greatest Generation to the Latest Generation

4 Memorial Field in Sandpoint, Idaho 85 killed from Bonner Cou nty Back

5 The Bedford Boys 29 th Division, 116th Infantry Regiment, Company A – 35 men were from Bedford, Virginia and 21 were killed in the first hour at Omaha Beach on D-Day. June 6, 1944 Back

6 5 Sullivan Brothers – Waterloo, Iowa All died aboard the USS Juneau, November 13, 1942 Back

7 Project Video Hyperlinks about World War II Person –PurposeHyperlink Dick Winters, Commander – Easy Company – Band of Brothers - “Freedom & Fear” Bob Slaughter, Private, U.S. Army, 116th Infantry Landing on Omaha Beach Lucille Bogges – Sister Lost two Brothers on D-Dayhttp://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/dday/warstories/boggess.html Pearl Harbor Veterans – Arizona Memorial – Battle Summary Iwo Jima - Tom Hanks speaking about the raising of the Flags on Iwo Battle of the Bulgehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=HMPAsU2rPd8&NR=1 D-Dayhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0E7pJSC097w Louis Zamperini - Unbrokenhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Txlt9ij7UJM&feature=related (start at 9:45) (stop at 30:00)

8 Misc. Video Hyperlinks about World War II PersonPurposeHyperlink Jack Womer – 101 st Airborne Pre D-Day Invasion Meeting Winston Churchhill in England 81SWyY&feature=endscreen Jack McNiece, 101 st Airborne Pre D-Day Invasion Refuses to eat British Food in England s&feature=relmfu Lucille Bogges – SisterLost two Brothers on D-Dayhttp://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/dday/wars tories/boggess.html Andy Rooney – CBS NewsTrue Meaning of Memorial Dayhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moH_aP_Ti4s &feature=fvsr French Citizen to an American VeteranThanks for the Liberationhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscr een&v=2JYTJInVT6Q&NR=1 CBS News- On the Road – Peggy HarrisForgotten Veteran of D-Dayhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TT1XFS1LA0

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11 Click on the following Link to find out more about this book and the subject, Louis Zamperini /watch?v=Txlt9ij7UJM&fe ature=related (start at 9:45) (half at 26:30) (full at 45:40) 37 Minutes Total Link information on USC Annenberg – School for Communication & Journalism - (Video from CBS – 1998 Olympics)

12 Iwo Jima Facts About Battle of Iwo Jima 8 Square Miles – Mount Saribachi21,000 Japanese on the Island – 20,000 where killed February 19, 19456,800 US Marine Deaths Lasted 36 Days19,000 US wounded Two Flags were Raised during the Battle 650 Miles from Tokyo – Need for an airport to land bombers

13 D-Day Normandy, France Facts About D-Day Two million sailors and airmen were involved in Operation Overlord 6,939 naval vessels (including 1,200 warships and 15 hospital ships). 156,000 troops landed11,590 aircraft supported the landing 7,900 airborne troops2,500 Americans were killed with 7,500 wounded The United States shipped 7 million tons of supplies (that translates into 14 billion pounds of material). There are 9,386 graves in the American cemetery at Omaha Beach. Each grave faces west toward America

14 D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, France – June 6, 1944

15 WW II Project Grading Criteria Covert to PDF file (save as) – Name file: WWII Project by First Last Followed example and hyperlinks all work No typo’s or spelling errors Summary of each event and 3 details – Relevant picture on each slide Send PDF file only to Inbox 300 points

16 For more Information on this project, contact me at: John Nitcy, Teacher Sandpoint High School 410 South Division Sandpoint, Idaho (208)


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