These lesson plans have been developed to help teachers bring Ken Burns’s THE WAR into the classroom. Classroom activities are appropriate for students in grades 9-12 and cover major themes addressed in the film. Many of the lessons also incorporate video clips from the film and other resources found on this site. Double V (PDF) » Subjects: American History, Media Literacy, Civics, Language Arts Grade level: 9 - 12 During World War II African Americans found themselves with conflicting feelings about supporting the war effort when their own country did not offer them the freedom America was fighting for overseas. THE WAR . For Educators . Lesson Plan THE WAR . For Educators . Lesson Plan
WWII political cartoons

Why We Fight Propaganda Films

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Hiroshima and Nagisaki

Atom-Bombed Children in Hiroshima (1952 Film)
5-9 - THC - America The Story of Us - The Rise of a Super Power - Episodes 9 & 10.wmv
6-9 - THC - America The Story of Us - The Rise of a Super Power - Episodes 9 & 10
7-9 - THC - America The Story of Us - The Rise of a Super Power - Episodes 9 & 10.wmv
8-9 - THC - America The Story of Us - The Rise of a Super Power - Episodes 9 & 10
9-9 - THC - America The Story of Us - The Rise of a Super Power - Episodes 9 & 10.wmv
World War II in HD: Iwo Jima
War Letters

Amazing Stories - The Mission Part 1
Amazing Stories - The Mission Part 2
Amazing Stories - The Mission Part 3
Amazing Stories - The Mission Part 4
Amazing Stories - The Mission Part 5
Allied Victory in World War II Documentary: D-Day to V-E Day (WW2 Film 1945)
WW II : RARE COLOR FILM : ATOMIC BOMBS
World War II: The Lost Color Archives (1/5)
World War II: The Lost Color Archives (2/5)
World War II: The Lost Color Archives (3/5)
World War II: The Lost Color Archives (4/5)
World War II: The Lost Color Archives (5/5)
German Propaganda Archive (Guide Page) Nazi and East German Propaganda Guide Page Propaganda was central to Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic. The German Propaganda Archive includes both propaganda itself and material produced for the guidance of propagandists. The goal is to help people understand the two great totalitarian systems of the twentieth century by giving them access to the primary material. For further information on the site, see the FAQ.

German Propaganda Archive (Guide Page)

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The National World War II Museum World War II History