World War II
World War II was the second war to embattle the entire globe, lasting from 1939 to 1945. It not only witnessed the Holocaust and the nuclear bombings of Japan, but became the deadliest conflict in human history.
Rosie the Riveter
Barrett Smith discusses the origins of Rosie the Riveter and the effect she has had on women in the United States.
Adolph Hitler’s violent pursuit of power and prejudiced beliefs against Jews have made him an infamous dictator in history.
Why I Love a Country That Once Betrayed Me
George Takei discusses his experiences being interned during WWII and his feelings about America today.
The Bombing of Hiroshima
Jessica McBirney discusses the United States' decision to use an atomic bomb against Japan during World War II.
Cracking Code Purple
Anna Ouhchy discusses the discovery made by a female code breaker during World War II.
A girl living in England during World War II is bullied by one of her classmates.
The Decision to Drop the Bomb
On August 6, 1945, the United States became the first, and only, nation to use nuclear weapons when it bombed a Japanese city.