Aim: How did technology overcome
geographical obstacles during WWII?
Do Now: Create a list of technological advances
that you see in this image
Allied Powers
Axis Powers
Britain/France
Germany
Soviet Union
Japan
United States of America
Italy
• We will read Early German/Axis Successes
together
• Read through each of the German/Axis failures.
– For each box answer the following two questions in
your notebook:
1. How did geography lead to the success of the allies?
2. How were the Allied powers able to adapt strategies in
order to utilize the geography of their enemy?
Critical Thinking Questions:
1. Why might submarines have been a key weapon
for the Axis powers in the fight against Great
Britain?
2. How did the geography of Europe eventually
lead to the defeat of the Axis powers?
3. How did geography lead to the success of the
allies?
4. How were the Allied powers able to adapt
strategies in order to utilize the geography of
their enemy?
5. How did technology overcome geographical
obstacles during WWII?
Summary
• How did the geography of Europe eventually
lead to the defeat of the Axis powers?
Regents Prep - Geography
Thematic Essay Question
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How did technology overcome geographical obstacles during WWII?