Complete “Unbreakable Code” #174 Think about what each military term does Then look at the list of words and think about which two seem the most alike. Content: Compare the Navajo code words with the military terms and determine which go together. Learning: List the features of Nazi beliefs Although students attending school were taught Nazi propaganda, all children starting at the age of 10 begin to receive an education specifically about Nazi beliefs. Young Folk (ages 10-14) Hitler Youth and League of German Girls (14-18) Preparation for entry into the armed forces, SS, or future leaders of the Nazi party. Stressed physical fitness, militarism and racism. Goal of this education was to produce race-conscious, obedient, selfsacrificing Germans who would be willing to die for Hitler and Germany Supporting the Troops Americans at home supported the war effort 3 ways: 1. Conserving and rationing resources Content: Compare two Disney propaganda films about the American Homefront. Learning: Explain how good citizenship can help solve problems today. 2.Buying war bonds 3. Planting victory gardens Improved Economy American involvement in World War II brought an end to the Great Depression. Factories and workers were needed to produce goods to win the war. Breaking Barriers - Jobs Thousands of American women took jobs in defense plants during the war The “Rosie the Riveter” image was used to empower women to work in traditionally male jobs http://viewpure.com/N9huIU68_ns?start=0&end=0 The need for workers temporarily broke down some racial barriers (in defense plants for example) Unfortunately discrimination against African Americans continued Breaking Barriers - Military WASPS - Women’s Airforce Service Pilots Trained pilots and simulated battles Moved and tested planes Backup pilots for first drones No combat http://youtu.be/GBfaoaAkB7c Breaking Barriers - Military Tuskegee Airmen Were the first African American aviators in the United States They were officially the 332nd Army Air Corp fighter division based in Tuskegee, Alabama http://viewpure.com/BpA6TC0T_Lw They were given the nickname “The Red Tails” after they painted the tails of their aircraft red in 1944.