Essential Question: Why do the majority of historical war films diverge so heavily from reality? We’ve all seen the “based on a true story” tagline
Definition Verb A standard order given to stop work or whatever one is doing. Origin Probably before the 15th Century. Possibly from ancient times when
Published in 1973, Das Boot (The Boat) is a fictionalized autobiographical account of Lothar-Günther Buchheim’s experiences as a war correspondent aboard the German U-boat, U-96,
Definition Noun The traditional flag of pirates and buccaneers. Usually black with a macabre design such as a skull and crossed bones. Origin 18th Century.
Definition Noun (AKA dayman) a crew member who doesn’t stand a watch. Origin Probably earlier than the 18th Century. Most likely a jocular term for
Definition Verb To pull on a line. Origin Probably earlier than the 17th Century. From Anglo-Saxon hebban, to pull or heave. Comments Put your backs