Who are the people in the photograph?
Picture 1- Four young/teenage boys.
Picture 2- A group of young men.
Picture 3- A group of adult men.
What is the situation of the people in the photograph? Provide evidence from the photo
that tells you this.
Picture 1- The boys are saluting something, they all have their hands up.
Picture 2- They are all in a war, they are sitting on sacks, they are surrounded by guns,
and there are tents in the back ground.
Picture 3- The men are happy about something, they are all smiling and some are
pouring some kind of liquid out onto the street.
What message do you think the photographer was trying to convey?
Picture 1- Some type of unity and/or respect for something
Picture 2- Although war is bad, soldiers are still happy and okay.
Picture 3- This was a happy event.
Why is this photograph important to history?
Picture 1- The boys are doing the nazi salute, showing that some people supported the
nazi’s and Hitler.
Picture 2- This picture shows soldiers families for the first time that they are okay while
fighting in a war.
Picture 3- I really don’t know.
What questions does this photograph raise?
Picture 1- Who are the boys saluting?
Picture 2- Where are these men? Why are they so happy?
Picture 3- What are these men celebrating?
Write your own caption for the photograph:
Picture 1- “4 boys riding bikes saluting something unknown.”
Picture 2- “Young soldiers smiling.”
Picture 3- “American men celebrating something in the streets.”
What could you do to find more information about this photograph?
Copy and paste the images into a picture search engine and see what comes back.
Based on what you have observed list 3 things you might infer from the photograph
Picture 1- These boys are in Germany.
Picture 2-The men are soldiers.
Picture 3- The men are in New England.
Picture 1- The boys might be brothers.
Picture 2- The men are relaxed.
Picture 3- The men all have money.
Picture 1- The boys are riding through farm land.
Picture 2- The men aren’t in America.
Picture 3- It’s cold outside.