World War II Internet Scavenger Hunt Due Date ______________________ Your assignment is to find as many answers as possible to the following questions. Ctrl + click on the underlined links to do your research. Good luck! Start at Mrs. Breault’s web page to download this page with the attached internet links or go here: http://www.brocktonpublicschools.com/page.cfm?p=1330 1. The Providence Sunday Journal http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/WWII_Women/TimeLine/PearlHarbor.gif _____________________ What was the date of this edition of The Providence Sunday Journal? 2. War Letters http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/warletters/letters/warletter_05.html _____________________ Paul Spangler was a doctor treating the wounded at Pearl Harbor. In his letter, he writes that he gave the "helpless" cases a drug to kill the pain until they died. What was the name of that pain killer? 3. The Day after Pearl Harbor http://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos/images/thumbnails/index.html _____________________ Locate the picture of President Roosevelt taken on December 8, 1941. What document is he signing? 4. The History Place http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm#pearl _____________________ According to the timeline, on what date did Germany declare war on the United States? 5. Four Freedoms http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/four_freedoms/four_freedoms.html Scroll down to the four posters. What were the "Four Freedoms" which FDR claimed all people should enjoy? a. ______________________________________ b. ______________________________________ c. ______________________________________ d. ______________________________________ _____________________________ Who is the artist who created the "Four Freedoms" posters? 6. Americans Remember Pearl Harbor http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/WWII_Women/RA/NCraig/PHMemories.html ______________________ In her brief remembrance of the Pearl Harbor attack, Heli Swyter recalls that she didn't see her soldier husband for how long after he left on duty? 7. It's a Woman's War Too! http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/its_a_womans_war_too/its_a_womans_wa r_too.html ______________________ What was the nickname given to the "strong, competent woman dressed in overalls and bandana" - a symbol of patriotic womanhood? 8. What did you do in the war Grandma? http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/WWII_Women/GlossaryCS.html _________________________________ According to the glossary, what was a World War II blackout? 9. Doodlebugs http://www.zenza.se/vw/ ______________________ The poet writes that the "doodlebugs" (early German rockets) arrived over England at what time each day? 10. War in the Pacific http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/pers-us/uspers-s/sullv-br.htm __________________________________ What was unusual about the Sullivan brothers' deaths? 11. Science Pitches In http://www.transchool.eustis.army.mil/Museum/DUKW.htm _______________________ You may have seen these strange-looking amphibious trucks barreling down Boston's streets. What were the initials used to identify these World War II vehicles? 12. P-40 http://www.mrprophead.com/ww2/xp40_1.jpg _______________________ How many Japanese planes did the pilot of this P-40 Warhawk shoot down? ( Hint: count the number of "rising sun" flags painted on the side of the fuselage.) 13. Gen. Patton http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bulge/peopleevents/p_patton.html _______________________ General Patton did not die in combat. How was he killed? 14. A Catalog of Political Cartoons by Dr. Seuss http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/dspolitic/Frame.htm _______________________ What are most of these Dr. Seuss cartoons urging Americans to do? 15. Picturing the Century http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/picturing_the_century/galleries/worldflames.html ____________________________ (Photo #1) What is the name of the ship shown exploding at Pearl Harbor? (Click to enlarge each photo.) ____________________________ (Photo #2) These pilots were all assigned to which aircraft carrier? (Notice how young most pilots were.) ____________________________ (Photo #3) What is the date of the landing shown here? (Hints: Normandy coast, Operation Overlord.) ____________________________ (Photo #4) What type of burial is taking place in this photograph? ____________________________ (Last photo) What are all these signs saying on August 15, 1945? 16. United We Win http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/pers-us/uspers-m/d-miller.htm _______________________ What was the name of the African-American sailor who won the Navy Cross for heroism at Pearl Harbor? 17. Dwight D. Eisenhower http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bulge/peopleevents/p_eisenhower.html _______________________ During which years did General Eisenhower later serve as President of the United States? 18. Shot Down Over France http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/shot.htm _______________________ a. After parachuting safely to the ground in occupied France, Yeager was helped by what organization? _______________________ b. What type of plane was Yeager flying when he was shot down? (See picture.) 19. War Letters http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/warletters/letters/warletter_12.html ______________________ Sidney Diamond was killed a week after writing this note to his girl at home. How old was he when he died? 20. WW II In Europe http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/yalta.htm What are the last names of the three leaders pictured here at the Yalta Conference? a. ________________________________________ b. ________________________________________ c. ________________________________________ 21. The Providence Journal http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/WWII_Women/RA/NCraig/Roosevelts.html#Dies _______________________ According to the newspaper, what medical condition caused FDR's death? 22. "Children of Hiroshima" http://www.cla.calpoly.edu/~lcall/children.html _______________________ In Masatada Asaeda's eyewitness story about the bombing of Hiroshima, what phrase does she use to describe the scene of misery in the Buddhist temple that day? 23. The War is Over http://history1900s.about.com/library/photos/blyhn3.htm ______________/_________________________________ In the top photo, Col. Paul Tibbets waves from the cockpit of his B-29. What was the plane's name and what was the mission given to Col. Tibbets? 24. Exhibition-Search Art http://www.english.uiuc.edu/Maps/holocaust/art.htm Look at all of these examples of Holocaust art. Write down the title of the choice which you think is the most powerful. ______________________________________________ 25. Anne Frank http://www.annefrank.org/content.asp?pid=2&lid=2 _______________________What was the name given to the hiding place where Anne and her family lived for two years during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands? 26. WW II in Europe http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/buchen.htm ______________________ About how many people died each day from starvation and brutality at the Buchenwald concentration camp? 27. Statistics of World War II http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/statistics.htm ______________________a. Total number of U.S.S.R. deaths in World War II (civilian & military). ______________________b. Were more German soldiers or civilians killed in World War II? ______________________c. What percentage of Poland's population died in World War II? ______________________d. How many Americans died in World War II? ______________________e. What was the total number of people (soldiers & civilians) killed in World War II?