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1: The World at WarBy: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley H. S. Chappaqua, NY And Mrs. Sophia Caramagno Mountain View H.S. Mountain View, CA
2Please 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
3The Western FrontDraw in the western Front (Orange Line) on your map and label it Western Front
4Verdun – February, 1916 German offensive. Each side had 500,000 casualties.
5The Somme – July, 1916 60,000 British soldiers killed in one day. Over 1,000,000 killed in 5 months.
10Eastern FrontDraw in the Eastern Front (Yellow Line) on your map and Label it Eastern Front
11Battle of Tannenberg Classic example of a communication breakdown Germans intercepted un-coded Russian messagesTwo Russian Commanders failed to find out what the other was doingGermans replaced passive commanders with aggressive ones in the middle of the fightRussians were completely outwitted and lost everything95,000 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.
12On the back of your map…. Write “Eastern Front” Now describe what you know about the eastern front and what it was like.
13Gallipoli FrontCircle the Gallipoli Front on your map and label it Gallipoli FrontGallipoli
14GallipoliTraining 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
15The Gallipoli Disaster, 1915 Turks had excellent gun positions in the high cliffsEnglish 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,
16On the back of your map…. Write “Gallipoli Front” Now describe what you know about the Gallipoli front and what it was like.
17Bell Work: Arabian Front On your map draw an arrow pointing to Saudi Arabia and label it Arabian Front
18T. E. Lawrence & the “Arab Revolt”, 1916-18 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.
19The Arab RevoltLaurence 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.
20T. E. Lawrence & Prince Faisal at Versailles, 1918-19 Promised independence and support for their help in the war, the Arabians gain nothing from the British who immediately forget their promises.
21On the back of your map…. Write “Arabian Front” Now describe what you know about the Arabian front and what it was like.
24Fighting in AfricaBlack Soldiers in the German Schutztruppen [German E. Africa]British Sikh Mountain Gunners
253rd British Battalion, Nigerian Brigade Fighting in Africa3rd British Battalion, Nigerian Brigade
26Fighting in Salonika, Greece French colonial marine infantry from Cochin, China
27Please do not talk at this time March 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:Is it in the Research Log form?Does each entry have source info in Bibliography form?Do the sources and notes from those sources have the same letter?Is there a Big Question at the top of the page and a Reflection at the bottom of each page?Are there at least 5 entries?Please make note of any missing pieces or needed corrections in pen.
28WWI Battles Check out the WWI Battles Assignment on line. For on line information on each battle to complete your work, go to:x.htmPosters will be presented on Friday and used in class. They must be done by then.things to be printed to