Global Studies Extra Credit Map Room

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Ryan Zmolek Global Studies 1 Map Room Extra Credit Assignment a) The title of the map that I chose is “The War Fronts” by Newsmap. The map is volume II, No. 28. The map was made on Monday, November 1, 1949 and conveys information about the subject of World War II and events involving war throughout the world. b) This map tells a few stories. One of the stories is about a six man crew and their tank “Jinx.” The crew destroyed five Nazi Mark IV tanks, one ammunition truck, one armored half-track, one pill box, and a house harboring German troops. The crew was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry. Another story told by this map is about paratroopers at Lae, New Guinea. The paratroopers did a low altitude drop behind a smokescreen during daylight on September 7 th . When the paratroopers landed they joined the Australians and took the Nadzab airstrip which blocked the valley route of escape for the Japanese. c)
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2009 for the course GLOBAL STU 1 taught by Professor Dunn during the Spring '07 term at UCSB.

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