On the dock at Liverpool.
L is for Liverpool
...HQ of Britain's western approaches.
- Where is Liverpool located?
- Why was it chosen as Britain's HQ for the Battle of the Atlantic?
- When was the city designated HQ?
- What facilities did Liverpool offer?
- Why was Canada's role important?
- Who was in charge of the HQ?
Choose one topic:
- Research and prepare a report on the importance of the Port of Liverpool to the Battle of the Atlantic.
- Research and prepare a report on the role of Derby House and Western Approaches.
- Research and report on the impact of German bombing raids on the Port of Liverpool on the Battle of the Atlantic.
- Research and report on the number of troops and tonnage of war materiel that went through the port of Liverpool from 1939–1945.
- Research and report on the number of Canadian military personnel who entered Britain through the port of Liverpool during WWII.
- Research and profile Sir Max Horton or Capt. 'Johnnie' Walker.
For research resources, see the resources page.