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EDUC 1751

Assignment 1

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  • 1. EDUC 1751
    Assignment 1
    Alan Grouse
    c3112155
  • 2. Powerpoint Presentationutilizing media toolsInvasions WWII
    D-Day Normandy Beach Landings
  • 3. - Commenced June 6th 1944
    - Known as Operation Overlord/Neptune
    - Largest Amphibious Invasion in Histroy
    - Involving 156,000 Troops, nearly 5000 Ships
  • 4.
    • Assault from both Sea and Paratroopers dropped inland
    • 5. Landings took place in 80km stretch on beaches codenamed
    • 6. Omaha, Utah, Juno, Sword, Gold
  • Real landing footage shot by john ford
  • 7.
    • America: Utah and Omaha
    • 8. Britain/Canada: Gold, Juno and Sword
    • 9. Germans Surprised with Assault, not underprepared
    • Support from Sea and Air for Allied Troops
    • 10. Greatest confrontation at Omaha Beach/High Bluffs
    • 11. German reaction slow, Key men MIA, Panzer reserves powerless
    • In total over 10,000 Allied Casualties
    • 12. German 4000/9000
    • 13. Coming Days saw Advancement and Linking of Allied Divisions
    • Normandy Landings Were Turning Point
    • 14. Control of Beachheads Allowed Landings of Supplies and Men
    • 15. Coming Days saw Advancement and Linking of Allied Divisions
    • Their Sacrifice and Bravery Enable Us to Live the Way We Do Today
    "Future years will never know the seething hell and the black infernal
    background, the countless minor scenes and interiors of the secession war; and
    it is best they should not. The real war will never get in the books."
    - Walt Whitman
  • 16. References
    Anderson, D. (2011). D-Day: The Beachhead
    Retrieved May 9, 2011, from http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/dday_beachhead_01.shtml
    Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide To Normandy 1944. (2011). Retrieved May 8, 2011, from http://www.britannica.com/dday/article-236181
    Belchem, D. (1981). M. Bramwell, (Ed.s). Victory In Normandy (pp. 72-121). London: Book Club Associates
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  • 22. Example of a Bad technological artefact