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Over the past several decades, the American Experience program created by WGBH has taken visitors on journeys to learn about the Alamo, Rosie the Riveter, and a myriad of other topics. This particular program offers insight and commentary on the American experience in the Pacific theater of operations during World War II. Visitors can watch the entire program here, and it includes testimony from those who were there, military historians, and others. The site also features an online forum, a general background article ("A Hell on Earth"), and a list of suggested books and websites. One of the more intriguing items is a propaganda leaflet dropped on Japan during the final few months of the war by American planes. This website would be quite helpful in world history classroom settings, and for those with a penchant for 20th century history in general.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > United States Government
  • Social Studies > United States History
  • Social Studies > World History

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    Social studies -- United States government,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- United States history,Social studies -- World history,Social studies,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104443458T,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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