Lesson 1 (from Prologue)
In the prologue, we are introduced to the key world leaders most involved in the War in North Africa. The number of individuals mentioned in this book can be confusing, so the objective of this activity is to help clarify the relationships between the Nations, so the interactions between individuals can be better understood later.
1. Group Discussion: On a large sheet of paper, make three headings: Allies, Axis and Neutral. Have the class categorize the following nations under the proper heading as they would stand at the end of the Prologue: America, Japan, Britain, France (Vichy), Germany, Italy, Spain, Morocco, Algiers and Tunis.
2. Group Discussion (Part 2): Now that the countries are listed, list the head of each country and the following supporting characters: Eisenhower, Marshall & Brooke.
3. Team Project: Split the class into groups to debate the issue of a cross channel attack, as preferred by...
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