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The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world—why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today—so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn.

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Real World Science

11/10/2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn how to use stories from World War II to teach your students the science they need to know at the elementary and middle school level. 

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A LIMITED PODCAST SERIES FROM THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM

"To The Best of My Ability"

Episode 9 – The Pool of Armed Might

Allied victory had rescued humanity from a dark future, but for President Truman and his administration, the celebrations were short lived. There were still a number of challenges that remained, including the demobilization of millions of men and women, reshaping the economy without putting millions out of work, social unrest and growing racial tensions at home, and the looming threat of the nation’s burgeoning rivalry with the Soviet Union.

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