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World War II

Two practices help students to make sense of primary source documents on the internment of Japanese Americans while improving their reading skills. [...] »

Wes Cowan of PBS's History Detectives gets into a B-24 bomber with World War II pilot Jack Pelton to talk about his experiences. [...] »

Displays 416 situation maps from World War II. [...] »

Includes more than 300 U.S. government pamphlets and books on home front issues from World War II. [...] »

Explore this archive of over 110 video interviews on Japanese American incarceration during World War II. [...] »

Ansel Adams's photographs preserve life at the Manzanar War Relocation Center during World War II. [...] »

Explore this database of over 150,000 photographs that capture the true nature of this crisis and its solutions. [...] »

World War II veteran Susumu Ito talks about his memories of serving in the all-Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team. [...] »

World War II U.S. Navy veteran Francis Murphy talks about his experiences during the war, in the Atlantic theater. [...] »

World War II U.S. Navy veteran Gerald Halderman talks about his experiences during the war, in the Pacific theatre. [...] »