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    Thanks to our donors' generous financial support of our National History Day participants, all 20 had the opportunity to showcase their work at the National Contest held recently outside of Washington, D.C. Our students performed admirably, and one of our entries finished just out of the top three in the nation. I am convinced that there is no better celebration of history for America’s middle and high school students than the National History Day Contest. Of course, none of this would have been possible without the generosity of our donors, which is why I would like to extend to you my sincere thanks and appreciation. Several of the students have also written letters of thanks, and I hope you will take a moment to hear from the students themselves just how grateful they are.

    With much gratitude,
    Nathan Huegen
    Louisiana History Day Coordinator
    The National WWII Museum

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    Student Travel – WWII Educational Tours
    High school and college students, learn the leadership principles that helped win WWII on a trip to France or during a weeklong residential program in New Orleans. College credit is available, and space is limited.

    See You Next Year! HS Yearbooks from WWII
    Collected from across the United States, the words and pictures of these yearbooks present a new opportunity to experience the many challenges, setbacks and triumphs of the war through the eyes of America’s youth.

    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. Incorporates STEM principles to use in the classroom.

    Kids Corner: Fun and Games!
    Make your own propaganda posters, test your memory, solve puzzles and more! Learn about World War II and have fun at the same time.

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