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Survival, Bravery, & Brutality: William Flury, Steward Department

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Primary Source, Worksheets
Duration: 17 Minutes
Date Posted: 4/5/2012

William Flury was a Merchant Mariner who served on a Liberty Ship carrying supplies for “the Burma Road.”  Listen to his oral history, and then study the supporting primary sources to answer the discussion questions. This resource is part of a series called “Maritime Voices: Merchant Mariners and Shipyard Workers Remember WWII,” which includes four perspectives on non-military service during World War II.

This resource includes a teacher guide, student worksheet, downloadable audio, images of supporting primary sources, and discussion questions.


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