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Desert Training Center - World War II

http://www.ca.blm.gov/needles/patton.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The Desert Training Center, California-Arizona Maneuver Area (DTC-CAMA) was created in 1942 to prepare soldiers for the North Africa campaign. This simulated theater of operation was the largest military training ground in the history of military maneuvers.

Comments: This site was developed by the Bureau of Land Management.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3581

Masumi Hayashi Photography Exibit on Manzanar

http://www.csuohio.edu/art_photos/manzanar/manzanar.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: These photos of Manzanar are accompanied by a map of the Japanese Internment camp locations in the U.S. and brief encyclopedia-type information on Manzanar. Standards 4.4.5 and 11.7.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2120

Timeline of Japanese Internment

http://www.children-of-the-camps.org/history/timeline.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This timeline begins with thw bombing of Pearl Harbor through all kinds of related events in California. The site includes federal, state, and local laws, and quotes of key people of various time periods. Standards 4.4.5 and 11.7.5

Comments: This Center for Immigration Studies site is great for student research projects.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3168

World War II's Biggest Troop Movement

http://www.cwrr.com/Lounge/Stories/troops/troops.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This primary source memoir by Bill Wall describes how troops and supplies were transported to places needed for training and deployment using existing railroad resources. The featured operation of this site is the movement of men and equipment to the Mojave Desert Training Center in April of 1942. Standard 11.7.6

Comments: This memoire brings a personal and a California perspective to a study of World War II.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3582

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