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2 Class Trip Michele Sorkin Scott Schaffer Matt Lightfoot Computers and Technology EDU 504 NP Holy Family University Dr. Herman March 1, 2005 The Museum of Science and Industry 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60637

3 The Museum Admission Free to Illinois Students, and one chaperone per ten students Transportation Free bus Lunch Students will pack lunch

4 U-505 Submarine Visit

5 Purpose To see the U-505 submarine exhibit To learn about WWII naval warfare, and the role of the U- 505 submarine class To enable students to have a hands on learning experience To learn about the significance of the capture of a naval vessel

6 The History of the U-505 In 1944, the United States Navy USS Guadalcanal Task Group 22.3s captured the U- 505 submarine off the coast of Africa The U-505 was the only German submarine captured by the U.S. Navy during World War II and the code books seized from the submarine greatly assisted the Allied effort The U-505 is a National Historic Landmark, the only U-boat of its type in the United States and the only Type IX-C submarine left in the world

7 Student Favorites Control Room Conning Tower Engine Room Torpedo Storage Enigma Machine

8 Control Room Nerve center of the ship Two Planesmen Navigational maps Radar Periscope Column Main confrontational room during takeover

9 Conning Tower Two periscopes Speaking tubes Above Control Room

10 Engine Rooms Two diesel engines Deafening noise Extremely hot Surface running only Recharged batteries Two electrical engines Ran on battery power Slower than diesel Underwater running Desalinization machine

11 Torpedo Rooms Bow and Stern Stored food and parts Crew members shared bunks Emergency steering Stored ten torpedoes per room

12 Enigma Machine Purpose for the mission Two machines Experimental Normal Decoded messages Completely assembled German message: AUF BEFEHL DES OBERSTEN BEFEHLSHABERS SIND IM FALLE X Z X ZT X UNWAHRSCHEINLICHEN X FRANZOESISQEN ANGRIFFS DIE WESTBEFESTIGUNGEN JEDER ZAHLENMAESSIGEN UEBERLEGENHEIT ZUM TROTZ ZU HALTEN X English translation: The Commander-in-Chief orders as follows: In the case of French attacks on the western fortifications, although unlikely at this moment, those fortifications must be held at all costs, even against numerically superior forces.

13 Other Educational Exhibits

14 Thank you for your support! Michele, Matt, Scott All photos courtesy of


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