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World War II Life in the USA

There are 8 videos in this category and 11 videos in 5 subcategories.

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Women and Minorities In WWII
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
Women and minorities served in greater numbers than they did during the First World War. Some 333,000 women enlisted, about a third of them in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (Wacs). Women in the other branches were known as Waves (Navy) and Spars (... [more]
December 6, 2009 at 09:23 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Wartime Propaganda
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
The federal government did not repeat the mistakes of the First World War, when doughboys marched off to fight "the war to end all wars." During the earlier conflict, the government entered into a high-powered propaganda campaign that proclaimed Amer... [more]
December 6, 2009 at 09:24 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Military and Economic Mobilization
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
In response to growing threats from the Axis Powers during the late 1930s, the United States Congress passed a series of Neutrality Acts and embarked on a more aggressive military preparedness program. In 1938, Congress announced that it sought "a Na... [more]
December 6, 2009 at 09:20 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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How Women Contributed to the War Effort in WWII
From answers.com, produced by KVIE
This four minute video explains the importance of women during World War II. It contains interviews with those who took on new roles from being a mechanic to aircraft builders. Good insights on their deeds and desire to help the male soldiers.
July 16, 2011 at 10:06 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Disney War Cartoon - All Together
From YouTube
All Together Now is a World War II advertisement for war/treasury bonds. During these years, the Disney Animation Studios was creating educational and training films for the war and the American army.
July 12, 2009 at 02:40 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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John Basilone sells War Bonds
From awesomestories.com
This historical footage, from the National Archives, depicts Sgt. John Basilone with New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia.  In the days before television, people saw newsreels (and war updates) at movie theaters.  In this clip, Basilone and La Gua... [more]
April 17, 2010 at 05:34 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Vet Discusses the WWII Generation
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, World War II veteran Samuel Hynes talks about the lasting effects of the war on his generation. (2:01)
July 18, 2012 at 04:04 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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WWII U-Boats Hit Close to Home
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery
The fact that German submarines were stationed just off the coast of the United States in World War Two. Perhaps best used to show that for the first time the oceans surrounding America did not offer the protection it did in previous conflicts.  Run ... [more]
September 6, 2010 at 01:32 AM
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