June 01, 2004
Dates and battles
And the virtue of computer strategy games. Recent tests suggest UK schoolchildren have lost the plot of D-Day.
This may not be how you remember D-Day but for a worrying number of Britain's children this is the confused scenario they associate with the events of June 6, 1944.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at June 1, 2004 08:40 AM
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Yes, but will people still rant about children "wasting" their time playing computer games? You bet.
I would be that certain types of historical games are more useful that much of what is taught in today's schools.
Posted by: Andrew Ian Dodge at June 1, 2004 10:50 AM