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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Year 7 - Bravery and Courage

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Gallipoli
http://www.anzacsite.gov.au/
Official Australian government site

http://www.abc.net.au/innovation/gallipoli/
Interactive site from the ABC

http://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/gallipoli/
Australian War Memorial

The Kokoda Campaign
When you are searching for this topic, beware of getting information from sites run by companies encouraging treks on the trail, they may not be reliable!

http://www.defence.gov.au/ARMY/AHU/HISTORY/Battles/Kokoda.htm
Australian Defence Force site

http://www.awm.gov.au/units/event_291.asp
Australian War Memorial

Battle of the Coral Sea

http://www.anzacday.org.au/history/ww2/bfa/coralsea.html
ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee (Qld) Incorporated 1998.

http://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/coral_sea/
Australian War Memorial

http://www.navy.gov.au/Battle_of_the_Coral_Sea
Royal Australian Navy

Fall of Singapore



http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2008/s2152793.htm
transcript from ABC radio program PM

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_stalingrad.htm
This site was set up by Chris Trueman who has taught History and Politics at a major secondary school in England for the last 26 years.

Battle of El Alamein


http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_el_alamein.htm
This site was set up by Chris Trueman who has taught History and Politics at a major secondary school in England for the last 26 years.

http://www.defence.gov.au/army/ahu/history/Battles/El_Alamein.htm
Australian Defence Force site

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/launch_ani_el_alamein.shtml
Follow the battle that signified 'the end of the beginning' of World War Two. An interactive overview of the Desert Rats' greatest victory.

http://www.awm.gov.au/atwar/remembering1942/alamein23/
Australian War Memorial

Dunkirk


http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/launch_ani_fall_france_campaign.shtml
Follow the progress of the German forces as they cross the border, occupy Belgium and the Netherlands and trap the Allied forces at Dunkirk.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dunkirk
(always check wikipedia against another source for accuracy)

The Battle of Britain


http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_britain.htm
This site was set up by Chris Trueman who has taught History and Politics at a major secondary school in England for the last 26 years.

http://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/battle_of_britain/index.asp
Australian War Memorial

http://www.battleofbritain1940.net/contents-index.html
The official website of the Battle of Britain Historical Sociey.

Battle of the Bulge


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Bulge
(always check wikipedia against another source for accuracy)

http://video.google.com.au/videosearch?hl=en&rlz=1T4RNWN_enAU302AU302&q=battle+of+the+bulge&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=8y-SSvWUFY7OM7T2_ZEK&sa=X&oi=video_result_group&ct=title&resnum=4
American newsreel on Battle of the Bulge

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_the_bulge.htm
This site was set up by Chris Trueman who has taught History and Politics at a major secondary school in England for the last 26 years

Protest songs and poetry about war

http://playonlyrics.com/top_twenty_anti_war_song_lyrics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protest_song
(always check wikipedia against another source for accuracy)

Kamikaze Bomber

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamikaze
(always check wikipedia against another source for accuracy)

http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1740.html

War Propaganda

http://www.awm.gov.au/exhibitions/korea/weapons/propaganda/
Australian War Memorial

http://www.teacheroz.com/WWIIpropaganda.htm
World War II Propaganda, Cartoons, Film, Music, & Art

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propaganda
(always check wikipedia against another source for accuracy)

Battle of Berlin

http://www.awm.gov.au/wartime/25/article.asp
Australian War Memorial

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/berlin_01.shtml
BBC History unit

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_for_berlin.htm
This site was set up by Chris Trueman who has taught History and Politics at a major secondary school in England for the last 26 years

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Berlin
(always check wikipedia against another source for accuracy)

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