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The North African Campaign: Decolonization and the Second Front

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This educational module examines the role of the North African Campaign in the fall of Germany and the end of World War II. This campaign held great strategic importance and allowed the Allies to gain ground into Germany and Italy. In addition to its…

Han Van Driel Georgia Journeys Exhibit

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This online exhibit follows the life experience of Hank Van Driel, a Georgia resident who was a child in the Netherlands during the Nazi occupation between 1940 and 1945.

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…

Antisemitism in Europe: A History of Prejudice

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This educational module explores the roots of antisemitism and traces its evolution throughout Europe's history. Understanding the past can help us understand why antisemitic discrimination still occurs today. Throughout this unit you will find…

Axis and Allies: The Leaders of World War II

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This educational module examines the primary leaders of the Axis and Allied powers during World War II. Highlighting a diversity of primary and secondary source materials, this unit examines the life and ideologies of the leaders of the six major…

The Making of the American Soldier in World War II

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This educational module examines the training methods, locations, and stories of American soldiers during World War II. Relying on diverse primary and secondary materials, the unit gives a brief glimpse into the unique experiences of World War II…

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…

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…

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…