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A Looong Way From Home:. A WWII Geography Lesson from the National WWII Museum (With additional rantings and ravings from Mark Lueckenhoff). Why you can’t understand WWII without GEOGRAPHY:. Location, Location, Location. Why you can’t understand WWII without GEOGRAPHY:.

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A looong way from home

A Looong Way From Home:

A WWII Geography Lesson from the National WWII Museum

(With additional rantings and ravings from Mark Lueckenhoff)


Why you can t understand wwii without geography

Why you can’t understand WWII without GEOGRAPHY:

Location, Location, Location


Why you can t understand wwii without geography1

Why you can’t understand WWII without GEOGRAPHY:

Location, Location, Location

Territorial War Aims

Source http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog22/maps/

Source: BBC.com

Source: deepsource.worldpress.com


Why you can t understand wwii without geography2

Why you can’t understand WWII without GEOGRAPHY:

Location, Location, Location

Territorial War Aims

Resources

Source http://www.123rf.com/photo_9421132_rubber-tree.html

Source http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/veterans-of-world-war-ii-ploiesti-raid-holding-70th-reunion.html /

Source http://joe-lynn.com/photoblog/wheat-field-close-up/


Why you can t understand wwii without geography3

Why you can’t understand WWII without GEOGRAPHY:

Location, Location, Location

Territorial War Aims

Resources

Choke Points

Source http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/panama-canal.htm

Remagen Bridge Across the Rhine Source http://www.herrlichkeit-erpel.de/EnglischeVersion/Bruecke02_eng.htm

El Aemain Source http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2_Battle_of_El_Alamein_016.png

D-Day Amphibious Tank Source http://www.robertsarmory.com/Utah-beach-1944.htm

El Guettar Tunisia - Source: http://www.asisbiz.com/Battles/Battle-of-El-Guettar-Tunisia/pages/1-German-tank-after-the-battle-of-El-Guettar-Tunisia-01.html


Why you can t understand wwii without geography4

Why you can’t understand WWII without GEOGRAPHY:

Location, Location, Location

Territorial War Aims

Resources

Choke Points

Geographic Conditions

Marines on patron at Guadalcanal Source http://www.matterhorntravel.com/2007/WWII_Pacific/ww2_pacific.htm

Fording a river in New Guinea Source http://www.32nd-division.org/history/ww2/32ww2-7.html

North African Desert Source http://blog.usni.org/2009/09/02/the-solomons-campaign-the-battle-of-guadalcanal-part-i

Source http://www.adn.com/2008/12/28/636258/wwii-wreck-part-of-new-national.html


Why you can t understand wwii without geography5

Why you can’t understand WWII without GEOGRAPHY:

Air evacuation from the Philippines Source http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/multimedia/2009/03/gallery_WWII_photos?slide=10&slideView=10

Location, Location, Location

Territorial War Aims

Resources

Choke Points

Geographic Conditions

Distance

Blood plasma on Tarawa Source http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/multimedia/2009/03/gallery_WWII_photos?slide=7&slideView=7

B-29’s Over Mt. Fuji Source http://www.wired.com/thisdayintech/2011/03/0309incendiary-bombs-kill-100000-tokyo/

Convoy reaching Murmansk Source http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/evans/HIS241/Notes/Geography/Murmansk.html


A looong way from home

Where am I? http://www.armchairgeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1950399


A looong way from home

http://www.ddaymuseum.org/

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Loong Way from Home Lesson Plan http://www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/education/for-teachers/lesson-plans/long-way-from-home.html

Google Distance Calculator Page http://www.daftlogic.com/projects-google-maps-distance-calculator.htm


A looong way from home

Kaiserlautern

4,813 mi.

Panama Canal

2, 219 mi.


A looong way from home

Leyte

8,238 mi.


A looong way from home

How is this photo geographic?


A looong way from home

Thanks!


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