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An ABC of the Battle of the Atlantic

  • Military History
  • Intermediate – Middle School

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This learning tool explores the Battle of the Atlantic from multiple points of view. 
Included are:
- An ABCs guide to the Battle of the Atlantic with research prompts.
- First-hand accounts of the battle from a Navy Officer from Bristich Columbia, a Navy Bride from Ontario, and a German U-Boat officer.
- A game called Just-A-Minute.


Andrew Irwin's story - The Memory Project

Iolanda "Vy" Connolly's story - The Memory Project 

Werner Max Hirschmann's story - The Memory Project 

Supporting documents for this Learning Tool

File type File size Action
An_ABC_of_the_Battle_of_the_Atlantic.pdf PDF 3.68 MB Download
Just_A_Minute_Game_-_Battle_of_the_Atlantic.pdf PDF 530 KB Download
Voices_from_the_Wars_-_Battle_of_the_Atlantic.pdf PDF 1.19 MB Download