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Prisoners of War in the Second World War

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This educational module explores the varied experiences of prisoners of war (POWs) during the Second World War (1939-1945). Some POWs received respect and mercy from their captors, in accordance with the Geneva Convention, while others soon found…

Revenge and Reconciliation: The Nuremberg Trials

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This educational module examines the origins and the signifiance of the Nuremberg Trials. Following the end of World War II and the Holocaust, the United Nations formed the International Military Tribunal to put on trial an punish those who committed…

The Four Color Fight: Comics in World War II

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This educational module analyzes the role comic books played in World War II. As one of the most beloved pieces of popular culture of the time, comic books offer a unique view of both wartime sentiment and World War II's legacy. Using a selection of…

World War II on Film: History in Memory

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This educational module examines the contributions and uses of film during and after World War II. From movies to cartoons to live footage, film played an important role in both garnering the support of the American public as well as bringing the…

The Manhattan Project

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This educational module examines the history of the Manhattan Project along with its contributions and consequences. The project itself was extensive and composed of many individuals from the scientists who made innovations to the construction…

Displaced Persons Camps: Rebuilding Life After War

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This educational module discusses how displaced persons rebuilt their lives after World War II. Displaced persons both repatriated and resettled in various places around the world, and in the process, Jewish DPs pushed forward the idea and eventual…

German Nationalism and the Holocaust: A Reflection on How National Pride Fueled a Genocide

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This educational module analyzes the role that German nationalism played in the formation and expansion of Nazi Germany as well as its prosecution of the Holocaust. In redefining what it meant to be "German," the Nazi regime appropriated German…

Youth in Crisis: Children in the Holocaust

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This educational module explores the experiences of children during the Holocaust. Through a diverse selection of primary sources, this module tells the story of the millions of children who perished and survived great tragedy.

Remembering the Great War

Audio Guide for Panel 8 of Voices from the Great War

Witness to Genocide

Audio Guide for Panel 7 of Voices from the Great War