The liberation of Nazi concentration camps is often mentioned in the progression of World War II lessons, but it is rarely discussed in detail. It is important and right to recognize the American soldiers and our allies who took on the heart-wrenching duty of rescuing prisoners from concentration camps. The warning of Dwight D. Eisenhower to record this atrocity is one that every person should know, which is why it begins this lesson. This lesson brings another opportunity for students to get to know the American soldier and the bravery that comes with being one. After this lesson, the word “liberation” will become more than just a vocabulary term; it will become a feeling.
*NOTE: This lesson is currently under construction. We will be adding documents for additional questioning. Please continue to use the introduction activity for now and the suggested resources for more material.
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