Tag: world war ii

  • What Caused Herbert Norman to Take his Life?

    http://www.canadianmysteries.ca A critical thinking challenge for students, ages 16 to 18 Introduction For many people it is hard to imagine the deep psychological and physical harm that resulted from the Cold War. Just as the idea of terrorism generates public fear in a post-9/11 world, the idea of communism after World War II had a […]

  • Time Traveling Yourself Out of Existence

    Imagine you’ve been studying the history of warfare in the 20th century. Then you travel back in time to 1939 and tell someone how the Nazis could win World War II. Suppose your information is overheard by someone else who becomes a Nazi general and uses it to actually win World War II for the […]

  • Survival in Film

    View at least two movies that focus on World War II. List three specific events that deal with survival in a war setting. What survival strategies do these movie characters use? Are there any lessons to be learned from these movies. Alternatively, view the movie Jaws. How does this movie deal with survival. What other […]