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Standard 5-4.4

5-4.4 Explain the principal events related to the involvement of the United States in World War II, including campaigns in North Africa and the Mediterranean; major battles of the European theater such as the Battle of Britain, the invasion of the Sovi...

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Two Voices and a Tableau: Pearl Harbor and 9/11
Two Voices and a Tableau: Pearl Harbor and 9/11

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The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 shocked the nation. Citizens and servicemen were caught off guard and left vulnerable to the Japanese attacks. Sixty years later in 2001, the United States endured...

Why Study History - Return to Normandy
Why Study History - Return to Normandy

Lesson

With an understanding of the importance of the D-Day invasion to the people of France, and to the world in helping end the tyranny of fascism and the oppression of Hitler’s Nazi regime, answer the...

Murray Price  | Generations of Heroes
Murray Price | Generations of Heroes

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World War II Meet Murray Price who was a World War II pilot. Interview by Vaughn Postema from Richland Northeast High School, Columbia, SC. ​Generations of Heroes was a project that offered South...
Robert Mills  | Generations of Heroes
Robert Mills | Generations of Heroes

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World War II Meet Robert Mills. He served in World War II. Interview by Perry McLeod from Richland Northeast High School, Columbia, SC. ​Generations of Heroes was a project that offered South Carolina...
Lou Fowler | Generations of Heroes
Lou Fowler | Generations of Heroes

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World War II Meet Lou Fowler and was a World War II POW. Interview by Ryan Riordan from Richland Northeast High School, Columbia, SC. Generations of Heroes was a project that offered South Carolina...
Jack Bush | Generations of Heroes
Jack Bush | Generations of Heroes

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World War II Jack Bush was a tail gunner in World War II. A tail gunner is a crewman on a military aircraft who defends against enemy fighter attacks from the rear, or "tail", of the plane. Listen to...
Irving Levine | Generations of Heroes
Irving Levine | Generations of Heroes

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World War II Irving Levine was a CBI Pilot in World War II. CBI stands for the China-Burma-India Theater. This area was where many pilots flew bombing and transport missions. Interview by Kristen...