Learn About Military History Battle Maps
Keith (M.A. Military History)
In this One-Time class we will discuss how to read and use military maps for a better understanding of Military History. We will learn about map symbols, units, and what the "arrows" mean on the maps.
US Grade 3 - 6
‘Like bombers and submarines, maps are indispensable instruments of war.’ John Kirtland Wright, Librarian at the American Geographical Society, Geographical Review (1942). In this One-Time class students will learn how to read a military map (battle reconstructions): scale, distance, unit symbols, maneuvers, tactics and strategy. The instructor will present several battle maps from decisive battles in World Military History and have students discuss what they believe to be represented by...
Students will learn about the nature of reconstructing battles. Students will learn about unit symbols (e.g., infantry) used on battle maps. Students will learn about how arrows indicate certain types of maneuvers used during the battle. Students will learn about what is not represented upon the maps
This class focuses upon reading a battle map and does not discuss the horrors of war.
Meet the teacher
Over the past 30 years I have taught I.G.C.S.E, A-Level, I.B., and A.P. History throughout the Atlantic region in both private and public school settings. During that time I have instructed students in a variety of rigorous exam subjects . I am a...
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Completed by 18 learners
Live video meetings
3-6 learners per class
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