Wars make up a very large part of our history and history books. There are many stories about famous military leaders that helped to shape our nation, and protect their people in battle.
My husband and son are big history buffs. They are always watching documentaries on the history of wars, and different battles and soldiers that survived the battles. Do your children enjoy learning about history, and specific wars? If so, they may be interested in digging a little deeper by learning about the famous leaders of these wars and battles.
Learning About Famous Military Leaders with FREE Worksheets and Unit Studies:
There are so many famous military leaders, some are great and good, while others were not so good, but very powerful and scary! Here are a few famous leaders that you will most likely come across during your history studies.
Alexander the Great (356-323BC)
Genghis Khan (1162-1227)
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)
Robert E. Lee (1807-1870)
Check out our history notebooking journey for children ages 6-11 about the Civil War:
FREE Leaders of World War II Essay Questions with Notebooking Pages and biographies:
Part One – Study the lives of General Andrew McNaughton, Lieutenant General Bernard Montgomery, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle, and Sir Frank Horton Berryman.
Part Two – Study the lives of British Air Marshal Arthur William Tedder, Lieutenant General Bernard Freyberg, Sir Edmund Herring, General Eedson Louis Millard Burns, and Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr.
Part Three – Discover the lives of Air Commodore Alan Christopher Deere, Admiral Andrew Browne Cunningham, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, and General Douglas MacArthur, of New Zealand, France, the United States, Ireland, and Great Britain.
Part Four – Discover the lives of William Lyon Mackenzie King, Charles de Gaulle, Richard N. Gale, Winston Churchill, and Dwight D. Eisenhower, of Canada, France, England, and the United States.
Part Five – Discover the lives of Peter Fraser, Chiang Kai-shek, John Curtin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Louis Mountbatten of England, New Zealand, Australia, China, and the United States.
Your children may also be interested in these FREE History of Wars Cheat Sheets, and printables and resources on the different wars:
History of Wars Cheat Sheets – United States at War and Wars Around the World
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