Education Announcements

The Victory Gardens of WWII

Visit the Classroom Victory Garden Project website to learn about food production during WWII, find lesson plans and activities for elementary students, get tips for starting your own garden and try out simple Victory Garden recipes!

The Science and Technology of WWII

Visit our new interactive website to learn about wartime technical and scientific advances that forever changed our world.

Operation Footlocker

Turn your students into history detectives as they ponder over the origins and uses of these intriguing pieces of WWII history.

2010 Essay Contest Winners

The National WWII Museum asks…

Is censorship ever justified?

Congratulations to the National WWII Museum’s 2010 online student essay contest winners. More than 500 high school students from 48 states submitted essays. The judges had a difficult task in selecting winners. While many were worthy of recognition for their originality, insights, and presentation, only the top three essays were awarded prizes while 47 students received Honorable Mention.

1st Place: Eric Goldstein,12th Grade, Downingtown East High School, Downingtown, PA

2nd Place: Mallory Hankins, 12th Grade, Providence Senior High School, Charlotte, NC

3rd Place: Sam Cohen, 11th Grade, Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC

Honorable Mentions  

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