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World War II

How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian Frank Wu examines Executive Order 9066. [...] »

If the U.S. interned you and your family, how would you respond? [...] »

What factors contributed to the initiation of World War II? Find out here! [...] »

Help students understand wartime propaganda with this excellent lesson plan. [...] »

The last operational mission of a venerable World War II airplane. [...] »

What happens when cartoon characters go to war? [...] »

WWII Victory Gardens allowed citizens to raise food...and wage war! [...] »

Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who volunteered in the face of prejudice. [...] »

Domestic automotive manufacturing took a back seat to military transport needs in World War II. [...] »

Fratricide and allied questions. In the heat of battle, mistakes happen. [...] »