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WW2 Simulation Journal: Germany 1

Germany 1938
Today we learned the basics and rules of the games. I hope to make an alliance with Russia tomorrow and hopefully they will help me take down Poland easily, then Italy will I hope help me with France. I don’t trust Russia, but hopefully after they help they will be weak enough for me to take control of. I need to gain control of Great Britain as soon as possible, I know they will attack me as soon as they are able.

Germany 1939
Today we took control of Poland, which was one of our objectives. We got Russia to sign an alliance, which was needed because I need to keep my enemies close. We’ve also gained Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands.  I know that Great britain needs to protect Belgium, so I’m going to attack Great Britain first so they can’t both attack me. Italy is going to help me take down a large part of France tomorrow, so I hope everything goes as planed.

Germany 1940
We didn’t gain control of France today. We were hoping that by taking belgium wed have them attack us, but they unfortanely didn’t. I honestly don’t have a plan to take down Great Britain or France, but hopefully my allies and I, Germany together will have enough that we can take them quickly and efficiently without much loss.

Germany 1941
Today I feel like we are at a stale mate. Tomorrow I plan on going to war with France, and if I have to attack alone then I will. I don’t trust Russia, and I will be putting more defense on my border with them, and get Italy to send most of their forces to help attack France. Today we lost our navy, so I don’t know how we will help Italy gain the lower land that it needs.

Germany 1942
Today we moved troops into and towards Italy. I no longer trust Russia and none of the Axis want to offer them any help. On Monday we will be attacking the southern part of France, and hopefully will will win. I want to have a spare 1000 troops outside still in Italy so if they do attack us back after we gain the land we can set up a trap, and attack the top part with the left over northern troops. I hope this works my allies are relying on me.

Germany 1943
Today we had great victory! We took control over lower France, so this way we can help Italy get control of the more southern countries by making Great Britain have to go further to take troops to move them. Tomorrow we are declaring war on the top and west part of France, then moving quickly to help Romina. I know that judging from Russia’s moves so far they don’t want to use a lot of troops, and their rating is very low so we will attack the Ukraine and try to win that land so it will be more difficult for them to attack Romina. We will also strengthen our eastern border because I don’t like the build up of troops that has been going on there.

Germany 1944
We finally captured all of France! luckily Great Britain fell for our trap and send some troops to us, so we easily took all the troops they sent, weakening them. Tomorrow I plan on attacking Russia, and trying to get some of the oil so we will have enough. I know our progress is slow but I would rather fight slow sure battles then quick unreliable battles.
Germany 1945
Today on the last day we tried to capture the Ukraine, nut we lost the battle. I was kindle annoyed today because i felt like people were just trying to waste time and went doing anything. I was glad that we tried and if we could’ve had five minutes more we could’ve taken the ukraine, but at least we kept or original land.

WW1 Lesson Plan Journal: France Foreign Minister 2

France 2 1913

We see Germany as a threat. They want to go through Italy to get to us, so Sarah says. So we made a secret alliance with Italy. Also we made an alliance with Montenegro. Making and honoring an alliance with Montenegro was one of our objectives as well. As of right now we are trying to figure out a plan on how we can defeat Germany so they don’t take over our land and so we can achieve one of our objectives by taking over two of there small towns they took from us earlier. I’m excited to see what else will take place during this simulation! Lets get started!!

France 2 1914

Germany is still a threat to us and today they got even more land which is making me more nervous about them. They’re getting more powerful and I’m nervous. We were trying to move down our troops to F2 to even out the amount of troops in each region. We are also trying to move troops down to F2 to help Italy take over the land they need for there objectives so then when we win that territory she is going to help us attack and get our land for our territories. Central powers are really  making me angry because of the cockiness that they have. If we could just take one of there regions to show them that they are the hot crap that they think that they are. Brandon needs to be shut up. But we also need to not aggravate Germany since they are super powerful as of now, I don’t want to be crushed like a bug. We also moved troops down to navy and moved them to Egypt because we want to attack Ottoman Empire with Great Britain.

France 2 1915

Today we plan on declaring war on the Ottoman Empire and taking over more land. The allies are slowly getting more powerful and i’m excited. We moved are navy around to get more troops out to help Great Britain, Russia, and Italy take it over. We plan on moving troops up to Italy and to attack Austria Hungary and trying to get one of our objectives G2. Which right now is surround by Germany forces. I plan on attack Austria Hungary and moving through Germany to get reach our objective.

France 2 1916

We continued on to achieve our objective today by attack A2 (Austria Hungary) with Italy. We know we don’t stand a chance because Germany is allied forces with them so they are always going to be there to help them out. But we want to weaken there armies so we can keep attack and eventually take over the central powers. We also tried to attack Serbia but Germany helped out and the central powers won. But we are also trying to weaken there forces so we can attack again. We achieved one of our objectives by keeping our neutrality with Belgium by helping them when they were being attacked which also led to them becoming a ally with the allies. We are taking troops from F1 to Belgium to attack Germany tomorrow with Great Britain and Italy.

France 2 1917

We made a public alliance with United States which is making the allies slowly more powerful. Today Italy is just doing things that are going to benefit them and what there objectives are. As of now we don’t have two of our regions without soldiers because Italy keeps saying that she needs more soldiers to get into Austria. We are trying to get G2 through Austria. So now we have no troops in France and Italy has all our troops there. We have one more objective to meet and its probably the hardest objective to achieve. I’m getting frustrated because Germany is cocky and has such a powerful army that it seems impossible to ever defeat them.

France 2 1918

So today was an exciting day. We took over some of Germany’s land by sending the U.S. troops to France then to move through the forest to get to G2. This was one of our objectives to get back the land that they took from us in G2. We succeeded this from breaking down Germany’s military. It was exciting because it was the last objective we needed and we achieved all of the objectives. I enjoyed the simulations and how intense they were. It was defiantly a fun experience. We protected our land a lot throughout this which was very good for us knowing how powerful that Germany was and how much power they had over us. We did a lot better than I thought we did.

World War Two Lesson Plan Student Journal: Germany

Germany 5 1938

It’s a sunny day in Germany. And one full of adventure and promise. And more importantly victory. Our plan as the rulers of Germany is to come in fast and strong to show that we’re not here to play or mess around. We’re going to take a bunch of surrounding area and use that to our advantage. Hopefully we can strike fear into our opponents. I know they’re kind of intimidated already because one of the other countries told us so. I also think that they’re afraid of us as a whole allied system than just one country. And already our country is pretty impressive. We’re super advanced and have great military leaders. How we can lose.. I have no idea. 

Germany 5 1939

So there is some news. We did take some of the countries we had wanted. We took some of Poland which was an objective. We gained a few resources which isn’t bad but doesn’t really do anything for us. It does enough I suppose, We do have more than we did so that’s a plus. We also took Norway which we wanted but we didn’t really do what we wanted to do with it. The goal was to take Norway then Denmark so we could more our navy into the Baltic sea to keep it safe. But we were unable to obtain Denmark and move our navy to safety so our navy was lost on this day. Which is a bit upsetting because there were so many things we could have done with it. This is war though and we have to be prepared to lose some. Overall it was a better day than most. As for now we just have to play it by ear and have many ideas of how this could go. 

Germany 5 1940

Today the omnipotent power behind the simulation was gone so not much got done. I really hope it doesn’t get extended an extra day. I don’t like being the Prime Minister to Sage. He is extremely controlling and really annoying. All he does is tell me to do what he doesn’t want to do and he never tells me anything about what our country is doing. If I wasn’t such a loyal person I would tell the entire class all our secrets just to make him angry. I’m sure someone in my position would feel the same. Anyway the last piece of information I was given was that we were going to take France. I believe the best strategy (and possibly the only strategy) would to move our troops through Belgium into France 1 and have Italy move into France 3 simultaneously. That way the French have to split some of their troops up. I know they’ll probably get some reinforcements from Britain and what not but if we sent enough troops we could probably do it. There’s also a secret alliance that we’ve formed with the USSR. The only reason the USSR allied with us is because the US made them angry. That’s something I would do. Back to the point. Let’s see how the day goes.

Germany 5 1941

WHOOOOOOOOOOO! We totally won that battle with France! I had no idea it was going to work out that way. I literally had no faith in what Sage was doing. I was wrong. That. Was. Impressive. I feel awesome about that. I’m shocked. I really am. But in a good way. This kind of shows how great our army is and how everyone should be shaking like little girls in their boots at our mighty power and such. Even I, myself, am in awe of such power. So as of now felling pretty good (: The rest of France fell like the building blocks of little kids. It was awesome. After this I don’t really know what is next. Only time will tell. 

Alright. There’s more time passed. We took Belarus as well as Sweden. 

Germany 5 1942

Well. A prime minister is gone one day and wouldn’t you know

WW2 Simulation Journal: Japan 1

Japan 1 1938

Today is one of the most important days. Today we find out the rules, and what we are going to decided to do to reach our objectives. The different thing about this simulation is that not only do we have our armies going to war, we have to worry about natural resources. We have a good standing with our natural resources right now, but countries will be after the resources.  I’m going to try to get Japans overall rating up with natural resources, then trade resources with my allies if I have a way of getting them there. It’s going to really important that we keep up with our transfers to help with our rating. Also, filling out the natural resource spreadsheet is going to be important so we know where our resources are going, or who we are getting resources from. Our first goal is to get all of Asia and then humiliate the U.S navy in the Pacific.  We are deciding to take over Asia first so we can get an overall higher rating to help us with defeated the U.S. The U.S. has a high amount of natural resources, which will go into their rating. We need to have a higher rating than them so we will be able to destroy them. They only have 200 troops in the pacific we have 490. Hopefully they won’t see it coming and don’t move even more navy over or ask for anyone to aid them, and we can destroy them easily. Detail is key. Tomorrow is war.

Japan 1 1939

Today our plan of attack is to start taking down the US Navy. I’m hoping that our allies will help us out if it is needed. Germany has already declared war on Netherlands with Great Britain help. This is an interesting way to start the war up Germany is victorious. We have a strong axis power, which will help benefit us. I’m very torn about going to war with the United States because they give our country so much natural resources we need to gain more territory with natural resources so when the United States goes down we still have natural resources. Our first plan of attack is to attack French Indo China. We have a plan of moving so many troops down so we will be prepared if we get attacked from the sea or land. Germany has declared war on Poland. This will be in our favor because they are high in natural resources. All of our Axis powers have a secret alliance to share natural resources with each other when it is needed.  Germany is victorious. Romania and USSR have declared war on Poland they are victorious. The Axis powers have complete control over Poland. The Axis power also has Netherlands now. We are just going to let Germany and USSR do their own strategies because it is going well for them and they are gaining natural resources. We have officially attack French Indo China. We are victorious. We have gained natural resources which was our goal we needed rubber but we are hoping we can move through Thailand to get to Burma to get rubber.

Japan 1 1940

This year we plan on setting up more battles and making movement to take down the US Navy. We are making movement down the West Pacific coast so we can get to the Philippians and New Guinea. Our goal today is take New Guinea so we can take the natural resources like rubber that we need. We took over all the Dutch East Indies so we gained the rubber we needed plus more. We gave some rubber to our allies for a trade of help if we need it at some point. We had a surplus of rubber by 23 it was a good trade. Great Britain tried to attack us and loss a humiliating fight. They didn’t take into consideration our natural resources effect on our army rating. Reaching our goal today was a great accomplishment.

Japan 1 1941

Our goal for this year is to take down the US Navy. We have enough natural resources to destroy their navy. They supply us with natural resources but since we took over the West Dutch Indies we have enough natural resources for ourselves. We are sending some of our surplus of natural resources to other countries to help them become strong incase we need them to aid us in war. The USSR and Finland have just signed an alliance. It looks like that are going to take over Norway. I’m trying to stand guarded about the USSR. I have a not so good feeling that they are going to try an attack us because they are in need of natural resources. We have just attacked the US Navy by Pear Harbor, we are victorious. We always attacked the Aluentian Islands and we were victorious. We have met our goal and destroyed the US Navy. Now we need to focus on taking almost all of Asia. China and Great Britain are weak it seems or they don’t make very good decisions. I feel like this will be smooth sailing from here on out..

Japan 1 1942

This year we are plan are staying strong in our own country. We know that USSR is going to try to attack us for our natural resources. They are trying to make an alliance with us but I don’t trust them at all. They gathered resources from Great Britain and are trying to make a deal to get resources with the United States. Many people are scared of the USSR but, they just have big numbers with bad ratings due to the lack of their natural resources. I wouldn’t trust the USSR with a dirty sock. We took over the Philippines with just our navy. It seems like the US is starting to fall slowly which is good for us. Russia needs to go with them. Japan is going to try and destroy Great Britain so they can’t help the USSR attack. Great Britain is making poor choices and attacking countries just so they can’t move troops. I feel like they need to be more focused on other things. They are very paranoid and it’s just hurting them in the long run. We are now going to attack the British navy, and Hawaii. We have taken down the British navy and they are devastated. I have a strong feelings though they that they will try to get back at us for taking their navy. I don’t think they stand a chance against us. United States is victorious over the battle for Hawaii. We have taken out almost all the Navy in the Pacific. This has benefited us a lot we won’t have to deal with a two sided war.

Japan 1 1943

This year is going to be an important year in Japan history. We will be invading China as much as we can to gain most of the land in Asia. We have a strong military rating when they do not. They do have Great Britain to help aid them, when we have no one. If Great Britain tries to aid them in our battle with South Central China we will attack Burma. We are victorious and have gain south central China. We are now fishing attacked the US navy near Pearl Harbor. We want to destroy their navy so they can’t bring allies over, or come closer to our home land. We have destroy all their navy in the Pacific. We planned this out perfectly in my eyes. If we would have waited another day then we probably wouldn’t have been able to take out their navy because they would have had a plenty of time to get aid from other countries. Even though Great Britain still didn’t aid China we are going to try and take Burma. We need Great Britain out of the way so we can take Australia so we don’t have to worry about more troops during that war. First we are going to take North Central China. This is going perfectly China is moving their troops from North Central China into Tibet. The less troops we have to worry about the better. We are victorious we are slowly taking over almost all of Japan. The US took troops from their homeland to make a navy and are attacking Japan Navy. They destroyed us because we forgot to move our troops closer back home. That’s fine though we will let them have a small taste of what victory is like, because they obviously don’t know what they are doing. We have attack Burma and we are victorious. We are rich in natural resources.

Japan 1 1944

Our goals are slowly happening year by year. We are going to try to finish our countries objectives and take the rest of Asia and start movement down to Australia. We plan on taking Australia from Great Britain. We plan on attacking India first out of Asia. That is owned by Great Britain which will give us a better chance of taking the rest of Asia because they have a higher military rating than China. Then after India we plan on taking North West China and then move our way up to Tibet. After all of Asia is conquered than we will start making plans to conquer Australia. France has completely taken over by the Axis powers such as Italy and Germany. We have conquered India and are now going to war with North West China. We are victorious in North West China also. We have taken over Tibet now. We have all of Asia conquerer and belonging to Japan. There is no better feeling than completing goals.

Japan 1 1945

This is our final year and our plan was to take Australia but we don’t believe we will be able to do that. We only have 88 navy and we need to move troops down to New Guinea it would take us a lot of time to move the troops we just don’t have that time. We had to use our Navy to defeat the US which took a toll on our navy. Now we plan on taking the Eastern USSR. We will just slowly move our troops up until we have enough troops to attack. The USSR is victorious over us by 75 men not a bad thing considering they doubled our number of what we said it. We could have taken them over because now they only have 75 men left in the Asia remaining but due to time we didn’t have time. This war went really well. We only didn’t meet one of our objectives which is an improvement from the last time we did a simulation. I’m glad the way it turned out.

WW1 Lesson Plan Journal: Ottoman Empire 2

Ottoman Empire, 2nd 1913
So I have made a secret alliance with Russia, and the central powers have made an Alliance with Italy.  Everyone has begun to mobilize and it seems like we are on the brink of war.  But the Central powers will strike first and hard.  Germany and Austria will attack both Russia and France.  I will be attacking both Greece and Romania.  Bulgaria has allowed me to pass through them, and so Austria will help me out to finish Romania.  Then once Russia has moved to defend against the combined attack of Austria and Germany, I will move up the backside and destroy him.  That is right, the Alliance was all to get him to lower his guard.
Now we are soon going to strike at jdgkafg and ghagjadgh

Ottoman Empire, 2nd 1914
Well my plan fell apart, since Bulgaria won’t let me pass through them I have to adjust.  I attacked them, and will wait for Austria to help before attacking anymore, while they move up giving Russia a run for it’s money, I need to be ready for an attack from him.  But we will see if Germany can take off some of the pressure.

Ottoman Empire 2nd 1915
So Russia took some of my land, I think I can hold it, but I have to deal with Britain and France moving across the bottom of the map to get to Russia, then attack me.  I had hoped that by now me and Austria could have ganged up and taken Serbia out but, we gotta work with the situation we are given.  But on the bright side, Germany has managed to do some damage to Russia, but since they have pure numbers, they have survived.  It is hard to beat someone with 4,000 troops at home.  France and Britain haven’t done much, probably just waiting for a chance to attack.  I don’t know when that will be, but for Germany and Austria have only had to worry about Russia.  But I have them on my tail.  If all else fails I have to aodijgpaogiju and move to dalgihapfg.

Ottoman Empire 2nd, Mike Ostbloom 1916
I lost my capital today, but I managed to take out plenty of their soldiers with my defense, I feel like I could have one if I sent more troops in, but at the time it seemed like a bad idea, wanted to stay alive.  So since I was on the run, I attacked Serbia with the help of Austria.  I only have a few troops left and need to keep moving to say alive.  If I can make it a little ways into German land, we can come up with something to take back what is mine, and return to the offensive.  But with Russia’s 7,000 troops, Germany and Austria may have to pull back.  I have talked to fadfkj and flak;g;arijg hopefully we can do something.

Ottoman Empire 2nd, 1917
Bah!!  We were so close, all we had to do was attack and take Bulgaria, then we could of easily gotten back my capital the next day, but Germany didn’t attack, and now we will have to play a little game of survival.  Now that Italy has joined the Allies, France is moving through them, to attack us. Also the Belgians have joined the Allies as well, So now we can be attacked from at least 3 different spots at once.  This is not looking good, I just hope that jdfadfjo and ghapidfghuai play it smart here.

Ottoman Empire 2nd, Mike Ostbloom 1918
Well there is no hope of taking back my capital, or my land all I can do is survive and hope for the best.  Britain, France, and Russia are attacking Germany and Austria with all they got, and now that the US is in on the attack it is much more of a threat.  We are surviving, not much more, Russia has used all their troops on the Easter front, and now I see an opportunity to take some land from them.  So in the last second I have attacked and taken some land that was once mine, I have taken the little bit of land, but we are done.  There is nothing we can do, the Ottoman are finished, we shall fade from the Earth, but not from memory.

World War Two lesson Plan Student Journal: Italy

Italy 5 1938

I can’t begin military action until 1940 (Tuesday) so I’m not going to do much tomorrow. Once I’m able to begin moving, however, I’m going to attack France with Germany. They’re strong, so we want to take out as much of them as we can right away.

Germany’s also going to help me take out Northern Africa once we take out some of the more menacing countries. I’m also going to need to find out how to attain some national resources since I’m really lacking in all of them right now. I’m going to ask Germany to give me some of their resources because they’re planning on taking out some of the smaller countries and they’ll be gaining resources pretty soon.

Italy 5 1939

I can’t start any military operations today. I have to wait until 1940, so today I’m just watching everything that’s going on. Germany is taking over Norway, the Netherlands, and Poland. He wants to secure the Baltic Sea. He’s also taking over Belgium so that he can get into France, and then on Tuesday when I can begin military operations we’re going to attack France. He’s attacking F1 and I’m attacking F2 so that they have to fight on both fronts and hopefully won’t be able to defend themselves much.

I’m moving my Navy in order to back Germany in taking over Denmark, but I’m not attacking at all so I’m not going against my objective. Just gotta look menacing. I’m leaving some of my Navy by Italy, however, so that I’ll be able to use it to attack French North Africa.

Germany is going to help me attack French North Africa on Tuesday, and then I can meet that objective. 

Germany got Belgium, so we should be good to attack France on Tuesday.

France decided not to let me into the Mediterranean, so I decided not to go through. I can’t attack yet. 

Italy 5 1940

Today Germany and I are attacking France. We want to control France and then Great Britain so that the U.S. won’t have a place to keep their troops so that we don’t have to worry about them as much since Japan ran out of time to attack them in 1939.

France has 2,000 troops in F2 which is where I’m planning on attacking, so I’m thinking about sending in 3,000 troops so that I can win the battle. Even if I lose, I’ll still have 1,500 troops and I think that should be enough to take over French North Africa, Egypt, and the other countries in the Middle East.

I need to convince Germany to give me some natural resources. Sage says he only has coal to give away and he’s been giving that to other countries, so I think I’m going to need to wait until we gain some more land and gain the natural resources from there.

France took out my troops, so I’m kind of upset about that. I really didn’t expect France to be so strong, but it’s okay because we weakened it. 

I’m talking to Germany about attacking Yugoslavia so that I can get into Albania and Greece and take them over.

Great Britain and France took over Libya which isn’t good for me because I lost more troops and now it’s going to be hard to take over French North Africa.

Italy 5 1941

Today Germany is going to take over Yugoslavia so I can move into that land and take over Greece and Albania. I’m wanting Germany to take Yugoslavia so I can preserve some of my troops and still be able to take the Middle East.

Romania and Hungary were the ones who attacked Yugoslavia and won. I’m going to move 500 troops over there. Germany took over F2 and I’m going to move 200 troops in there to help defend it to honor my alliance with Germany.

I’m going to attack Albania first because France doesn’t have any troops in there, and if they move in their troops from Greece they won’t have a defense bonus. Hopefully from there I can attack Greece and win so that I’ll acquire that land. From there I want to move into the Middle East and start taking over those countries. I would have started doing that sooner if France and GB hadn’t wiped out my troops in Libya.

I got Albania! I’m going to be gone tomorrow, so I’m giving Sage some war slips and I hope he’ll attack Greece for me tomorrow. I’d also like him to move into the Middle East and start taking over those countries because I’m going to need them.

Italy 5 1942

I wasn’t here today, but if I had been I would have attacked Greece first with all 500 of my troops. If I won, I would have then used my Navy to pick up my remaining troops from Greece and 300 of my troops from Italy. Then I would have gone into Syria and taken that over because it isn’t being defended. Then I would attack Iraq because Great Britain only has fifty troops there. I then would have moved into Trans-Jordan, Palestine, the Suez Canal, and then Egypt.

I would get some natural resources for this, so I would be a little stronger. This is why I wouldn’t go into Egypt before Syria and Iraq. I’d want to have some extra strength first so I might have a little better chance at defeating France.

I would attack Libya, but France and Great Britain have troops there and France’s strength makes me nervous. Hopefully I’d win and then be able to take over French North Africa, but once again France has troops there and they’re a lot stronger than I expected.

However, I gave some war slips to Sage and I’m counting on him to at least attack Greece for me tomorrow.

Italy 5 1943

Sage did take over Greece for me on Friday, so I attacked the French Navy so that I’ll be able to reach the Middle East. I also took out the British Navy so that they’ll be out of my way. I’m picking up 111 troops from Greece and then moving into Syria so that I can start taking out the Middle Eastern countries.

Great Britain has been trying to convince me to switch over to the Allies, but things don’t look hopeless for Germany yet so I’m going to wait. However, the United States has a lot of troops, so things aren’t looking too great for the Axis Powers, and I’ll probably have to switch sides eventually. This will help me retain my land.

I took Syria. Tomorrow I’m going to take Iraq, Palestine, and Trans Jordan.

Italy 5 1944

Well things are starting to look bad for Germany and I’m pretty sure Great Britain is planning on taking over Italy, but I still need to get the Middle Eastern countries. I’m going to pick up 111 more troops from Greece so that I have a little more power in the ME, and then I’m moving the rest of my groups in Greece up towards Italy so I can at least try to defend myself. I think I’m pretty much past being able to join the Allies, which is too bad because Germany’s going to be defeated but at least I’m still able to work toward my objectives.

I got Palestine, but I still need Iraq and that makes me nervous because I think Great Britain is pretty strong, and I’m not sure I’ll be able to take them out. I need to do it though, so I’ll just make an attempt. 

Italy 5 1945

I signed an alliance with the United States so hopefully they’ll restrain from attacking me. However, I still plan to continue taking over the countries in the Middle East which is why I don’t want to sign an alliance with Great Britain or France.

I attacked Iraq and Trans-Jordan and got both of them. I’m going to pick up some troops from Italy and bring them into the ME so I at least have a chance of getting Libya back.

Great Britain is advancing towards my troops, so I wanted to take 98 troops from Italy to have more defense, but Great Britain is going to attack Italy from France so I’ll leave them there to help retain my territory.

They attacked and I don’t have any troops left but I defended and still had my land left. He attacked me again, but I sent in my 13 troops from Greece and won. Unfortunately he attacked me a third time and I didn’t have any troops left to defend, so I lost my country.

Overall I think I did a pretty good job at at least attempting my objectives.

WW2 Simulation Journal: United States 1

World War 2 Simulation

States 1 1938: Day 1

I am planning to stay neutral unless I get attacked. If I get
attacked I’m going to fight back to defend my country so it doesn’t
get taken over. I’m also going to supply Great Britain and Japan with
resources. Since Japan is not an Allie with the United States I will
be able to control them from wanting to go to war with the United
States or to try and take over the United States. If they go to war
with us I will not supply them with resources. Then that would stir
up turmoil with the United States and japan and Japan’s Allies.

States 2 1939: day 2

Great Britain and the United States help each other out with
resources and we plan on helping each other by supplying each other
with resources. I am going to stay neutral until attacked. Staying
neutral will allow the U.S. to stay out of the fight of the Axis
powers. I am planning on helping out the allies when they go to war
if they need the help. Germany took over Poland which is frightening
to the rest of the allies knowing that the axis powers are able to
take over the rest of the allies. They Allies are going to have to
make a lot more alliances with different countries so they are able
to defend their land.

States 3 1940: day 3

I am trying to decide if the United States should supply Japan with
oil so they don’t attack us. They wouldn’t have to attack us because
we are supply their country with resources. On the other had we could
supply them with oil/recourses and they could end up attacking us to
take all we have of our recourses. If they were to attack us and take
over they wouldn’t have to have the United States to supply them
because they already have the supplies. I am planning on allying with
Great Britain and France just incase I get attacked by the axis.

States 4 1941: day 4

year I became alliances with Great Britain and France. I allied with
them because Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and the Philippines. I
decided to cut of the supplies from Japan because they attacked the
US after we have been suppling them with oil. I have a feeling this
is going to start turmoil but it was the best to do since they
attacked part of the US. I am trying to get the USSR to ally with the
allies because we will be able to take out part of the Axis because
the USSR has a lot of troops. We will also be able to supply them
with the resources they need. Now for the allies we are going to try
and get the netherlands back so we can have their resources back.

States 5 1942: day 5

year I keep gaining Army and Navy which is good to my advantage
because it will make our navy and army stronger and harder for the
axis powers to take over my country. I am slowly getting resources
for my country and I am helping my allies to make sure they get the
resources they need. I am more worried about protecting my country,
because Japan has been attacking part of my country, they have been
attacking most of the Philippines and Pearl Harbor. They took over
the Philippines this year by attacking my navy. I was able to defend
Pearl Harbor and Next year i am planning on putting my troops in
Pearl Harbor because they seem to be wanting to take over Pearl
Harbor and I am going to do what I can to keep it a part of the US.
Britain has been helping protect my county so they are one of my
biggest allies.

States 6 1943: day 6

is attacking Pearl Harbor a lot and I am trying to get my navy down
to Pearl Harbor to gain the territory back. It going to take time to
get my Navy there but my goal is to get Pearl Harbor back. I think
Japan’s goal is to take over the US, and I am having Great Britain
help me from not being taken over. I am gaining troops and navy every
year which is going to help a lot during war. My Navy has been
mobilized and I am now going to re attack Japan that took over Pearl
Harbor. I won the navy war against Japan navy that was around Pearl
Harbor and now I whipped out there navy. I now have control again
over Pearl Harbor. Being able to mobilize my navy and troops each
year is an advantage for the US helps my rating and numbers.

Sates 7 1944: day 7

working on protecting my country and Pearl Harbor I’m trying to
decide if I want to attack the Philippines. Japan has a lot of Navy
and troops around the Philippines. Its hard to fight against the Axis
because they have so many troops and when we fight against the Axis
all they do is kill of our troops and there is nothing we can do. All
of their armies are in one spot which is easy for them to move to
protect the land we would fight against to take over. It takes the
Allies to much time to move their troops to protect land.

States 8 1945: day

allies have gotten a lot of territories taken over and we are going
to try and just keep the territories we have now and try not to get
them taken over. It is hard for us to get our territories back
because the Axis are now to powerful. I haven’t lost any of my
territory which is good and I plan on not losing it. We were able to
keep what we had for the last day of the simulation and was able to
stop the Axis if they attacked us with war so they weren’t able to
take anymore of our land. If we had more time we would be able to
defeat the axis.

WW1 Lesson Plan Journal: Germany 2

Germany, 2, 1913

There is a tension in the air of all of Europe. It stretches from Great Britain to the Ottoman Empire and from Portugal to Russia.  The Austria-Hungarians are enraged at the assassination of their heirs to their throne. War is almost here, and my ally’s anger may make them easy to manipulate. I hold the strongest army in all of Europe and will easily be able to help Austria-Hungary destroy their aggressor, Serbia. I can assume that engaging Serbia will bring Russia and her allies into a conflict. We may dealing with a much larger war than I currently foresee, but the time to strike at Russia is upon us. Germany shall mobilize. As the president of this country, I must consider the possibility of attack from Russia’s allies. I may be able to protect myself from Great Britain and France by making friends with Belgium, our Buffer Zone. I have made contact with their president but he has not responded. If he sides with the Allies it will be an act of war.

Germany, 2, 1914

War is now upon us.  however Belgium has officially declined any sort of alliance. I believe that the day will soon come when Belgium shall become Central Powers territory. Germany has successfully driven into the heart of Russia; we are one year away from crushing their capital. If I can send troops Eastward fast enough, Czar Joey will not stand a chance. My only concern in taking Russia is being cut off by the British Naval fleet. They are now in the Mediterranean but are only a few moves away from the Black Sea.  Great Britain is growing stronger by the day and with no Central Powers Navy I can do nothing about it. Even with Russia out of the picture I fear that the Allies are becoming too strong. I will move on France this year.

Germany, 2, 1915

My greatest fears have now been brought before me. Russia has mobilized their entire standing army. I was so close to taking over their capital but this year was too short. Intelligence sources tell me that if I can reestablish the Ottoman Empire, they will crumble to pieces. My forces are currently retreating South to aid the Ottomans who have fled into Serbia which was captured by the Austo-Hungarians. If I can reach the Ottomans quick enough then Russia will crumble to dust.

Germany, 2, 1916

My greatest fear has been realized. The Ottoman Empire has practically lost the war for the Central Powers. Their reckless behavior desiccated themselves and now I’m the one paying the full price, at full retreat. The Allies navy is charging for the Atlantic Ocean from the Mediterranean. It is only a matter of time before I am invaded. France is occupying Belgium. The Americans are mobilizing. Attack is imminent . Hopefully my Southern forces can regain control of the Ottoman Empire before its too late and the Russians attack our capital. May God help us all.

Germany, 2, 1917
I am nothing but numb. Germany’s doom is certain. My forces recapture the Balkans peninsula, but it was quickly recaptured. My hope is to defend our original territory. Russia is on our eastern Border. France and Great Britain is to our west. I fear that once the United States arrives it may be too late to launch a counter offensive. The Astro-Hungarians and I will just hold on to our saddles in the future year and hope we don’t get bucked off the horse.

Germany, 2, 1918
We may not be victorious in this war, but a sense of pride of defending our capital fulfills my people. Russia’s troops are stuck in the Balkans and if the war were to continue, I could take over Russia with a single soldier. The Americans, French, British, and Italians have all received crushing blows by attempting to blow through my lines but have failed. I consequently had to surrender my territory east of the Ardennes Forest. It is a worthy sacrifice. Germany will live to tell the tale and fight another day, maybe twenty-one years from now.

World War Two Lesson Plan Student Journal: German Foreign Minister


  • Pull half of troops out of Poland, so Germany will attack it but then we can go attack Germany because they will be weaker then. Then we can just get Poland from Germany back for Poland.
  • PROTECT Pacific, because Japan will get rubber and power will go up.
  • Wipe out Bulgaria, Romania, Hungaria they are Laura and Ashley so it’ll be easy to wipe out.
  • We are going to give rubber to the other allies to help everyone out.
  • We need to ally with the Netherlands.
  • Wipe Italy out and put troops in Belgium because those are the only ways Germany can get to France.
  • Need to take out Japan’s Navy. If we take out Northeast China and Manchuria they have nothing.
  • Unless Belgium makes an alliance with them they are going to attack Belgium.
  • USSR can’t be official allies with us until Germany attacks their central government.
  • Other classes took over Poland and Denmark. Soviet Union took over P2.
  • If Germany takes over Belgium, France is going to need troops right away.
  • We want to get Norway and Denmark the first move so we can own the Baltic Sea.
  • It’s part of Poland’s objective to have us announce that we will protect them.


United States and China have formed alliances. Romania, and Germany are alliances. Yugoslavia and Germany are alliances. Can’t trust Bulgaria because they were going to form an alliance with Germany. We are looking to maybe attack Libya, it would be very convenient to have.  Japanese attacks U.S. at Pearl Harbor, Japanese is victorious. Germany declared war on Norway. We might take it over later instead. Secret alliance with Belgium and Yugoslavia.

Germany attacking Netherlands. We aren’t going to help because then we won’t have enough troops left. We are thinking about moving troops into Belgium. We attacked the German navy in the Baltic Sea. We were victorious! We put one troop into Denmark. We are aiming to gain control of Norway so we can control the Baltic Sea. Poland is going to attack Germany East Prussia, there are currently no German troops defending it so it’s just a smart easy move. France is letting Italy move their navy into the West Mediterranean Sea peacefully so they don’t attack them. We have a feeling Germany is the one trying to get Italy to move north so eventually they can attack all of our navies. We are going to try to combine all of our navies to destroy Italy’s. We ended up moving troops into France. We can defend Belgium at any point. USSR moved troops into Poland. Germany declared war on Belgium. I knew they would! We are defending Belgium and France is also helping us defend them. We have to help defend them because it is our objective, plus we don’t want them getting any closer to France. Germany was victorious. Germany also attacked Poland and were victorious. We didn’t help because we weren’t asked to help, and we didn’t have troops nearby to help defend anyway. I think we should attack Belgium (Germany) next move, because they are going to attack France next. France wouldn’t let Italy move their navy through them, so Italy wasn’t able to move. Germany moved most of their troops into Belgium, they are obviously ganging up on France. If I were to change anything that happened today it would have been to move more troops into Belgium right away so Germany wouldn’t even attack it in the first place, because now it is going to be really hard to get Belgium back since Germany has so many troops in it right now. Next move they are going to want to attack France.


We decided not to declare any war. Germany made a proposal for France to move all of their troops into F2, so they won’t do much damage to their army when they attack France. France likes this because then it can defend itself better against Italy. We don’t know what is behind Germany’s schemes in this though, and there might be more to it then what meets the eye. France ended up splitting its army from F3, into F1 and F2 so it can defend itself from both sides, and we moved some of our troops into F1 to help defend France, with the help of our navy and Frances. The U.S. is going to load troops and move them into France in its next turn. We are obviously getting ready to protect ourselves from Germany. We are making a secret alliance with Yugoslavia. Germany declared war on Denmark. We only lost one troop, and didn’t do anything about it because we don’t think it is worth it. The axis now controls the Baltic Sea. Germany attacked East Prussia, which is Poland’s land. We were not able to help defend Poland because our troops weren’t over there; there was no way we would be able to help. Romania also attacked Poland, again we weren’t able to help since we don’t have any troops over there. Germany is moving most of their troops to Belguim, showing again that they are going to attack France. They are also moving toward Russia, showing that they are going to attack them soon as well. Any war for us right now is pointless because we would be defeated no matter what. We don’t have enough navy to move all of our troops if we wanted to declare war anyway. I thought we should attack the heart of Germany in G2, but we don’t have enough navy to transport enough troops there to get a victory. Instead we decided to just move troops from Great Britain into France. Italy attacked France in F2. We did not want to move troops down because then Germany could easily attack F1. France ended up being victorious, good thing we decided not to move troops, because I’m pretty sure Germany would have attacked. Germany is continually moving troops into Belgium. We are going to take Libya, that way we will have control over all of the southern countries. We were victorious! Again, we are moving troops from Great Britain into France. Germany ended up taking over F1.


The United States, France, and us (Great Britain) are attacking Japan’s navy. If we destroy their navy it is a major step toward our victory of the war. We ended up losing against them, but we destroyed most of their navy which makes the Axis powers a lot weaker. We are thinking about taking the Netherlands that way we can get to the heart of Germany easier. We are continuing to use our navy to move troops into France to help protect them. The Axis gained Yugoslavia. Germany attacked France in F2. We are going to move our troops down to help protect, the United States will then defend F3. We lost to Germany and they gained France. We need to do something before the Axis continues to attack France. Germany attacked F3. The U.S. is bringing in troops, we decided not to help protect because we would lose anyway, and that would be a waste of our troops. Germany ended up being victorious. Germany is spreading all of their troops out now, making it incredibly difficult for us to attack them anywhere. It is hard for us to move troops because whenever we want to move troops we have to use our navy and can only move a certain amount of troops at one time. We are thinking about using all of our navy to pick up the United States’ troops. We need troops to be able to do anything. The Soviet Union tried attacking Finland, but Finland was victorious. Germany attacked Sweden leaving Norway wide open and easy to attack and conquer.


Soviet Union is now apart of the allies. We are going to occupy Arabia, just so we take control over all of the southern land. Japan is attacking China. We are sending troops from India to help China. We were victorious! Our work in Asia is over. The Germans are attacking the USSR. We decided to attack Norway, and we won, more land for the allies. Right now, Germany believes that we are not going to attack them, and that we are actually going to attack the USSR. He made an agreement with us for us not to attack him, in return we get the Baltic Sea. He wanted that agreement, so he could save his mainland. We are going to deceive Germany, and come out victorious!  The allies gained Manchukuo, more orange on the map for us! We are moving troops from the United States into the North Sea. The Axis is continuing to attack Russia. Italy attacked Greece. We figured Italy would do that. Germany is moving troops out of Sweden and into Finland. Right now we are secretly allied with USSR, while we are using Germany, to attack Germany. The United States attacked Sweden and Germany didn’t defend it at all, he obviously just wants to keep his mainland. Everyone is clueless about what we are doing. Germany even wants us to become allies with them, when they have no idea that we are going to stab them in the back. We will see how it goes tomorrow!


Germany is attacking the USSR. Italy attacked our navy in the West Mediterranean Sea. They destroyed our navy. We are looking to take over Italy. We lied to Germany and told them that it is one of our objectives to take Italy. We told him this, so he will move troops out of France so we can get down to Italy. Germany is scared to do this though, because he thinks that the U.S. will take over him. Germany isn’t letting us move through France. In order for Italy to join our side, it has to look hopeless for Germany. To make it look hopeless for Germany, we need to attack the heart of Germany. We are creating an alliance with USSR. Germany is continuing to attack and conquer the USSR. Italy attacked our navy again, they won again. Italy is moving some troops into France, probably wanting to protect both sides of her. We conquered F3, this will give us a foot hole into Italy. We attacked Finland and were victorious! Right now, we are just trying to get as much land as we can get. We are going to crush Italy now, we are sick of them taking all of our land!


The Soviet Union is moving as much troops as they can, in order to defend themselves from Germany. The Soviet Union is attacking the Italian navy. We are going to try to attack G1, first we are going to have to attack F1, of Germany. The Axis ended up defeating us, it’s okay that he won, because he can’t use those troops next turn to attack us because he used them in battle against us. The U.S. ended up being victorious and gained central Germany! We are attacking the USSR that is now Germany’s with USSR troops and our troops. We are just trying to continue to gain land! The Axis ended up winning. Italy is attacking us in Palestine. The Axis also won Finland from us. Germany gained back G1 from us, they only have 5 troops left in there though. There are really no troops in any of Germany, so we are going to take all of that land, except for Italy. Italy is going to join our side anyway, once we take all of Germany’s land. We are attacking Germany, which was once France, we gained it, because the Axis decided not to defend it.


Italy has formed an alliance with the United States. Germany has talked to Italy and us, and wants us to pretend to have an alliance with the United States, but attack them in the end. We can do this, because none of our objectives tells us that we have to stay loyal to the United States, but we want to become neutral, because we don’t want to be allies with Italy. We don’t want to be allies with Italy, because they attacked France, and we have to stay loyal to France. Right now we are looking to attack Italy, because they attacked France. Italy is continuing to attack our countries in the south. We are not defending it, because we are saving our troops for when we attack Italy itself. The Soviet Union ended up attacking Romania. I’m guessing it is one of their objectives to gain Romania. We attacked Italy, and gained back France. We cut ties with United States, because they were allies with Italy. Right when we announced this, the U.S. broke their alliance with Italy, and wants to be allies with us again. We have not agreed to this yet. The United States threatens to crush us, I think we should be allies with them again, but my president will not listen to me, so now we are going to die. The United States attacked Germany. We attacked Palestine and gained it. We are going to attack Italy, and we were victorious!

WW1 Lesson Plan Journal: France 2

France 2 1913

Today we got things figured out and started. One of our biggest problems is Germany. They have a piece of our land and we want it back. My partner and I think Germany will be declaring war on us right away. That makes us a little nervous because they have a bigger army. We are going to mobilize in 1914 so that should help. A lot of countries mobilized today. We reached one of our objectives already and allied with Montenegro as a secret alliance. Italy talked to us as well today. Italy said that Germany is trying to get through her to get to us. Italy told us that she didn’t plan on hurting us or doing anything bad to us. Italy wants our help and wanted to make things clear that she wouldn’t be hurting us. I guess we will see what happens in 1914!

France 2 1914

Well, we were wrong. Germany had the chance for war and didn’t declare it on us. That was a nice surprise! One thing they did though was move their troops closer to us which made us cautious. We thought it was a good idea to move more troops closer to their side of the country next to ours. We thought it would help the chance of winning in war against them. Italy spoke with us again and said that she overheard Germany talking and they said they might try to attack Italy eventually. So, we made a secret alliance with Italy. Our plan is to move troops in our navy down towards Italy so both of our countries can attack together on a piece of land that Italy wants. After that is done Italy will help us get the land we need. This is how we plan on attempting our objective to get the land of Alsace and Lorraine back as of right now. What we ended up doing was moving our navy troops down to Egypt. I don’t think that made Italy happy so that is scary for us right now. Since we moved downy there, Great Britain wants us to help them attack the last piece of land in the Ottoman Empire. I think our plans as of now are to go through with that in a way to honor our alliance with Great Britain and then go back and help Italy if she still wants that.

France 2 1915

We declared war on the last piece of the Ottoman Empire with Great Britain and Russia right off the bat today. The allies were victorious! We all like to team up our armies or navies together and try to defeat places. The Ottoman Empire had one more piece and we were all near it so we just decided to take it over. Another reason we did that was to honor our alliance with Great Britain. We needed to get back to our plan with Italy so we moved our navy to the Mediterranean Sea Zone 1 to get closer to Italy. The allies realized that Bulgaria was open and didn’t have any troops in there so we all declared war on Bulgaria. Once again the allies were victorious. Our next plan is to declare war on Austria-Hungary with Italy. We decided to ask Great Britain if they wanted to help us as well and they agreed. We all just want to take over Austria-Hungary and get the land Italy needs, then eventually take over parts in Germany to get the land we want. Germany has left us alone so far which is really surprising.

France 2 1916

France declared war on Austria-Hungary like we planned but we switched it so Italy would just declare war on a different part of Austria-Hungary. We both lost but we weakened their armies so that was what we were expecting.  We knew we may not have won but weakening their troops was exactly what we wanted. Us, Great Britain, and Russia still had troops in Bulgaria so we decided to try and take over Serbia but countries helped them and they ended up being victorious. At this point, things weren’t really going our way anymore. Our plan was to take over Serbia so we could work up our way into Austria-Hungary. So, we had to switch things up and come up with a new plan. France is going to move some troops into Italy so we can help her try to attack Austria-Hungary again with more troops. Belgium ended up getting war declared on and so we helped them out by moving troops into their country. We did this to achieve our objective of honoring our alliance with Belgium. We were victorious so then the allies gained that territory! To go for our new plan we moved some troops from France into Belgium to attack Austria-Hungary again eventually. We also moved some troops over to Italy to help her attack again. The next big part of our plan is that France, Italy, Great Britain, and Russia all moved our navies over to Mediterranean Sea Zone 1 so we can eventually move up to the area between France and Great Britain. We want to do this so we can all join armies and navies and attack Germany or Austria-Hungary. As for France, we kept a lot of troops in one area for this reason right here. We want to make sure we have enough to win. With the help of our allies I think we have a good shot at this. Pretty soon it looks like Germany won’t have many soldiers or any at all to even compete. They won’t be able to do much. Germany is trying to get Belgium because it’s on their objective but we aren’t letting that happen.

France 2 1917

Today we gained a new ally, the United States. All of us who had our navies down in the Mediterranean Sea Zone moved them up to the Arctic Sea Zone. Japan ended up moving up there too to help so we have like 5 naives up in that area to hopefully attack at some point. Today was just a lot of moving to get ready for the big attack. France moved all their troops from an area into Italy to help them attack on Austria-Hungary still. To be honest, it’s making me mad because she isn’t doing anything to attack and we’re wasting time. Anyway, to follow through with our plan we declared war on germany with Great Britain and Belgium. I didn’t realize Italy didn’t have any troops in there so they couldn’t help so that ticked me off too. The thing is, Italy acts like such a big leader and she’s just pushing us all around. If you couldn’t guess, the allies lost the war. We’re pretty much screwed. At this point I’m not happy because Great Britain and Italy all act like they’re gonna help us but I have this feeling they’re just using us to help them and we’re not gonna get the help we need. We only have one day left. The way we’re trying to get our objective is to get into Germany or Austria-Hungary somehow and then take over the G2 area that we need to get that land. We are just losing every battle right now and it seems impossible to get into their territory. Our next move is to try and attack A2 in Austria-Hungary to get up into Germany.

France 2 1918

Today is the last day and I was really nervous at first knowing we don’t have much time to get things done. Like I mentioned before I had a feeling we weren’t going to get that piece of land so we tried really hard to get it today. To start we all moved our navies up by the US because they just mobilized and got a bunch of troops. So we loaded those up. Then the allies had so many declaration of wars to try anything possible to get into Germany or Austria-Hungary. This made Germany really mad because apparently we were taking too much time on our turn but they didn’t invoke the 10 minute time limit. France attacked A2 and won it surprisingly but quickly got defeated again. We also attacked G2 which is the land we need and we lost. That wasn’t that bad though because the allies are just trying to wipe out their troops.  Other ally countries were taking some territory to get anything we could. The US decided to attack G2 and they WON. We quickly moved some of our troops into G2 to kind of claim the land. That is exactly how we got our objective done but getting our land of Alsace and Lorraine. So for movement like I said we put 200 troops into G2 and then whatever was left in that we moved to Belgium. The rest of our troops at the bottom of France we moved into Italy so maybe she could attack something. We planned on just trying to get parts of Austria-Hungary but we ran out of time. I feel really confident in this simulation as France. I really feel like we accomplished all of our objectives. I’m pretty sure the allies ended up having more land than the central powers too!