“D-Day, June 6 1944,“ is an overview of the allied invasion of Normandy, in 1944. The invasion marked the beginning of the end for German forces during World War II. Germany will eventually surrender 10 months later (May 7, 1945) to end the European war.
This presentation starts with D-Day by the numbers, which goes over the massive amount of troops, material and effort that went into the invasion. <> the commanders<> preparation for invasion <> Fortress Europe and the Atlantic Wall <> Operation Overlord <> Operation Fortitude, and the deception behind Overlord <> The Normandy invasion <> the aftermath of D-day and it’s impact on WW II. Used in class for years( usually on June 6th).
59 slides total (53 presentation)
Over 15 slides have multiple slide in images
Primary source images from WW II
Several “Now and Then” pictures( Original image from 1944, with what it looks like today
5 assessment slides with assessment questions & map work
1 Hour –depending on pace and class level
Teacher class notes through out the presentation-(in the slides "note view”)
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