Thursday, August 6, 2015

TELL THE STORY OF OPERATION MINCEMEAT


Do your research and tell this fascinating story of deception based on an idea by Ian Fleming who ysed to work for British intelligence. Make sure to include the purpose and consequences as well.
Meet the main characters:
·         “Operation Mincemeat” https://prezi.com/v1zpubnrgewv/operation-mincemeat/  
Reading material to make notes on:
·         “Operation Mincemeat” http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/topics/operation_mincemeat
·         “What was operation mincemeat” http://www.history.com/news/ask-history/what-was-operation-mincemeat
·         “Mincemeat and the imaginary man” http://www.damninteresting.com/mincemeat-and-the-imaginary-man/  
BBC Documentary

·         “Operation mincemeat – WW II deception prior to invading Italy” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh8D3vA1mgk

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

TELL THE STORY OF THE MAYERLING INCIDENT


Do your research and tell the intriguing story of the Mayerling incident. Explain the background, what actually happened and the impacts. Do your research in the order suggested.
Meet the main characters:
  • The Crown Prince Rudolf and Mary Vetsera
Animation:
Podcast:
·         “Mayerling Incident”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP6Kmbm-Y7I
Reading material to make notes on
·         “Morbid Monday: The unhappy prince and the dead baroness” http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/morbid-monday-unhappy-prince-and-dead-baroness-mayerling-incident