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My Town Remembers
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The National WWII Museum offers an annual Essay Contest, the topic of which is announced each January. Our latest contest, My Town Remembers WWII, is a photo contest/interactive online map that showcases memorials and other WWII-related memory sites. Find out how to get involved here!

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Essay Contest My Town Remembers Photo Contest Quiz Bowl

Annual Essay Contest for Middle and High School Students


A Photo Contest and Interactive Map Showcasing WWII Sites Around the US


An On-site Competition for Louisiana High Schools

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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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