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1914-1918: The World at War By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley H. S. Chappaqua, NY And Mrs. Sophia Caramagno Mountain View H.S. Mountain View, CA.

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1 : The World at War By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley H. S. Chappaqua, NY And Mrs. Sophia Caramagno Mountain View H.S. Mountain View, CA

2 Please do not talk at this time March 9 HW: Research Logs- Due Wednesday/Thursday Tuesday is another Library Work Day! Please get a Fronts of WWI Map from the front of the room. Fronts Around the World

3 The Western Front Draw in the western Front (Orange Line) on your map and label it Western Front

4 Verdun – February, 1916 German offensive. Each side had 500,000 casualties.

5 The Somme – July, ,000 British soldiers killed in one day. Over 1,000,000 killed in 5 months.

6 War is HELL!!!

7 Sacrifices in War

8 On the back of your map…. Write Western Front Now describe what you know about the western front and what it was like.

9 The Eastern Front

10 Eastern Front Draw in the Eastern Front (Yellow Line) on your map and Label it Eastern Front

11 Battle of Tannenberg Classic example of a communication breakdown Germans intercepted un-coded Russian messages Two Russian Commanders failed to find out what the other was doing Germans replaced passive commanders with aggressive ones in the middle of the fight Russians were completely outwitted and lost everything 95,000 Russians troops were captured in the action; an estimated 30,000 were killed or wounded, only around 10,000 escaped. The Germans suffered fewer than 20,000 casualties and, in addition to prisoners captured over 500 guns. Sixty trains were required to transport captured equipment to Germany.

12 On the back of your map…. Write Eastern Front Now describe what you know about the eastern front and what it was like.

13 Gallipoli Front Gallipoli Circle the Gallipoli Front on your map and label it Gallipoli Front

14 Gallipoli Training occurred in the Egyptian dessert, surrounded by sand and helpful Egyptian allies and resources in easy reach. Actual Fighting was in mountainous country and dry scrub with the Turks sinking every supply ship that made an attempt to get supplies to the English

15 The Gallipoli Disaster, 1915 Turks had excellent gun positions in the high cliffs English plan was to make the Turks run out of ammunition by sending unarmed Australians against their guns. Untrained for mountainous fighting and led by idiot commanders, wave after wave of Australians died, but the Turks held firm. Eventually the English gave up and retreated. More men died during the retreat,

16 On the back of your map…. Write Gallipoli Front Now describe what you know about the Gallipoli front and what it was like.

17 Bell Work: Arabian Front On your map draw an arrow pointing to Saudi Arabia and label it Arabian Front

18 T. E. Lawrence & the Arab Revolt, This man is an English nobleman who prefers the Bedouin way of life. Still, he helps his country by convincing the Bedouin tribes to help the English against the Turks.

19 The Arab Revolt Laurence of Arabia and two Arabian princes led the Arab horsemen to make hit and run raids on Turkish supply lines, the main Arabian railroad and several forts. They successfully hampered the enemy.

20 T. E. Lawrence & Prince Faisal at Versailles, Promised independence and support for their help in the war, the Arabians gain nothing from the British who immediately forget their promises.

21 On the back of your map…. Write Arabian Front Now describe what you know about the Arabian front and what it was like.

22 The Colonial Fronts

23 Sikh British Soldiers in India

24 Fighting in Africa British Sikh Mountain Gunners Black Soldiers in the German Schutztruppen [German E. Africa]

25 Fighting in Africa 3 rd British Battalion, Nigerian Brigade

26 Fighting in Salonika, Greece French colonial marine infantry from Cochin, China

27 Please do not talk at this timeMarch 11/12 Get out your Research Logs and trade with someone nearby. Write your name on the top after the words Reviewed By: Check the research Log you get: 1. Is it in the Research Log form? 2. Does each entry have source info in Bibliography form? 3. Do the sources and notes from those sources have the same letter? 4. Is there a Big Question at the top of the page and a Reflection at the bottom of each page? 5. Are there at least 5 entries? Please make note of any missing pieces or needed corrections in pen.

28 WWI Battles Check out the WWI Battles Assignment on line. For on line information on each battle to complete your work, go to: x.htm x.htm Posters will be presented on Friday and used in class. They must be done by then. things to be printed to


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