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In this class we will take a look at the use of prisoner of war camps in America during World War II. We will answer questions like - What were conditions like? How were the prisoners treated? Did rank matter in prisoner of war camps? How did the Geneva convention come into play? We'll also take a look at the number of camps that were in operation, where these camps were located and what might be in their places in the present day. Finally, we'll discuss what a few of the escape attempts...
Students will learn that even during war, there are rules to be followed. These are a set of guidelines that if not followed can come back to effect you tremendously.
I am an avid WWII historian. I have over 10 years of living history experience. I also 7 years experience of teaching high school history to include World History, World Geography and US History. Additionally, I am a member of a board of directors for a non-profit that runs a former POW camp as a museum. http://camphearne.com
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The class will include portions of a video tour of a prisoner of war camp that is now a museum. There is nothing graphic at the camp in regards to pictures or sights. We'll also discuss what treatments were illegal under the Geneva Convention.
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Howdy! I am a father of five - a 13 year old daughter, a 9 year old son, and 3 year old triplet daughters. In my day job, I am a high school special education teacher. In my free time, I am a World War II Re-enactor, with an emphasis on the US...