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The 75th Anniversary of D-Day Electronic Field Trip

from The National WWII Museum

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Commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and embark on a virtual transatlantic adventure to the sites where D-Day history was made. Guided by student reporters from the United States, England, Canada, and France, this journey will provide insights into the largest amphibious invasion in history, in only one hour. Your students will discover the lessons and legacies of Operation Overlord as they explore the coast of southern England, the iconic invasion sites in Normandy, France, and participate in a special remembrance at the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach.

The program features live polling and Q&A, so students can participate without ever leaving their classroom. No special technology is required to view. English and French captions will be available for the live webcast. Classroom participation is free but requires advance registration.

Register today at www.nationalww2museum.org/dday-eft

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Length

Webcast is approximately one hour long.


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

No maximum


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Foreign/World Languages, Character Education


Program Delivery Mode

Webcast via Livestream


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nBS-WfbJU4


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05/01/2019 11:00 PM - 12:00 AM (Registration Deadline: 05/01/2019)
05/02/2019 02:00 AM - 03:00 AM (Registration Deadline: 05/02/2019)
05/02/2019 05:00 AM - 06:00 AM (Registration Deadline: 05/02/2019)

This is a special live Electronic Field Trip that will only be offered on May 2nd. Register at www.nationalww2museum.org/dday-eft

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The National WWII Museum

New Orleans, LA
United States

The National WWII Museum, designated by Congress as "America's World War II Museum," explores the American experience of the war years, focusing on the teamwork, optimism, courage, and sacrifice of the men and women who won the war. It promotes the exploration and expression of these values by future generations. Programs involve exploration of the history and lessons of the war, via analyses of primary sources.

Contact:
Kate Fitzgerald
distancelearning@nationalww2museum.org
5045281944425

Program Details

Format

1. Exploration of New Orleans' unique connection to D-Day and D-Day planning in Southern England
2. Examine the Overlord Embroidery at The D-Day Story in Portsmouth, UK and cross the England Channel. Review German defenses in Normandy
3. Learn about airborne operations and the actions at all of the beaches on June 6th, by traveling the Normandy coast
4. Understand the experiences of French civilians and commemorate those lives that were lost at the Normandy American Cemetery.

Objectives

1. Exploration of New Orleans' unique connection to D-Day and D-Day planning in Southern England
2. Examine the Overlord Embroidery at The D-Day Story in Portsmouth, UK and cross the England Channel. Review German defenses in Normandy
3. Learn about airborne operations and the actions at all of the beaches on June 6th, by traveling the Normandy coast
4. Understand the experiences of French civilians and commemorate those lives that were lost at the Normandy American Cemetery.