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LISTENING :

  • Remembering 70th Anniversary of End of World War II - Text + Audio - 15 August 2015
    "The invasion of Okinawa was the last, the bloodiest, and one of the largest battles of World War II.
    More than 1,000 American ships and hundreds of thousands of troops were involved. Almost 200,000 people were killed."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Woman World War II Pilot Honored - Text + Audio + Video - 7 June 2015
    "During World War II, American women pilots were trained to fly non-combat missions so that men could fly fighter planes.
    U.S. officials gave the women permission to fly military aircraft as civilian pilots, but not in battle or over enemy lines.
    Bernice Falk Haydu was one of those pilots."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • D-Day: 70 Years Ago Today - TEXT + AUDIO
    "World leaders are in France on Friday to mark the anniversary of the Allied landing in Normandy, France. D-Day was a turning point in World War II."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

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  • US Veterans Remember D-Day - TEXT + AUDIO
    "Hundreds of people visit the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. every day.
    Many of them go there to honor family members or friends who died during the war."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • D-Day In Color - TEXT + AUDIO + VIDEO
    "Most of the films made of the D-Day invasion are in black and white. But George Stevens was also making personal movies, using his own 16-millimeter camera and what at that time was still-rare Kodachrome color film."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • WWII: Outbreak | Britain on the brink of World War II - with AUDIO
    (BBC)

  • Hiroshima - Listen now (10 minutes)
    "A school girl who was in the centre of Hiroshima when the atom bomb exploded tells her story.
    She talks of watching the death of those around her, and how she found the strength to survive."

    (BBC)

  • American History: World War II on the Home Front
    "While fighting raged in Europe and the Pacific, Americans made sacrifices at home to support the US military effort | THE MAKING OF A NATION"

    "Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • American History: D-Day Invasion of Europe
    "Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

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INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES :

  • WW2 with Betty - Interactive activities with audio
    Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)
    "Une vieille dame anglaise a accepté de parler de sa vie pendant la seconde guerre mondiale, elle était dans les ATS.
    J'ai trouvé les aquarelles d'un peintre de guerre Antony Gross pour illustrer les pages.
    La voix est un peu chevrotante, mais le récit est touchant et pas trop difficile ....
    2014 sera l'année des commémorations, ce travail sera peut être utile à certains d'entre vous."



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VIDEOS :

  • D-Day - I: The Great Crusade - Extra History
    "D-Day: June 6, 1944, the day when Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy to retake France from the Germans.
    They hoped to take the Germans by surprise, and their decision to brave rough weather to make their landings certainly accomplished that, but despite these small advantages, the American forces at Utah and Omaha Beach had to overcome monumental challenges to establish a successful beachhead."

    (YouTube)

     

  • What Does the "D" in "D-Day" Stand For?
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  • NARNIA - THE BLITZ WAR - "This is the start of the movie when the city is attacked by the blitz."
    (YouTube)

 

  • All You Need To Know About VE Day
    "8th May 2015 sees the 70th Anniversary of VE Day, the end of the Second World War in Europe.
    In this short video The Royal British Legion tells you all you need to know about this historic day."

    (YouTube)

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  • Russian WW2 parade: A tank-spotter's guide
    "Russia will stage its biggest ever military parade on 9 May 2015, to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two.
    A rehearsal in central Moscow has revealed some new hi-tech Russian armour for the first time, lifting a veil of military secrecy.
    The most talked-about innovation is the Armata T-14 battle tank, described as a new-generation fighting machine to replace Soviet-era tanks."

    (BBC)

     

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  • D-Day - Ressources autour du débarquement :
    - vidéos
    - compréhensions écrites et orales
    - plans de cours

    (langues.ac-dijon.fr)

  • D-Day In Color - TEXT + AUDIO + VIDEO
    "Most of the films made of the D-Day invasion are in black and white. But George Stevens was also making personal movies, using his own 16-millimeter camera and what at that time was still-rare Kodachrome color film."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

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SERIES :

  • The War (PBS)
    See videos on YouTube.

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