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Lesson: Stalin’s Genocides

Most historians and history teachers agree that preserving history is of the utmost importance; as history gets lost to time, so do its lessons. The choice to nearly omit the horrific atrocities of Joseph Stalin from many curriculums is a dangerous one. Erasing Stalin’s deadly acts from history and keeping

Lesson: D-Day

Making an emotional connection to people and events in history helps students understand it better. In this World War II lesson, students will learn about the enormity of the undertaking of D-Day including its purpose, risks, sacrifices, and success. Students will read letters from soldiers who participated in the D-Day

Lesson: Japanese Internment

There are many misconceptions about Japanese internment during WWII. In order to evade such misconceptions, students will read an interview between members of the Veteran’s History Project at the LOC and someone who experienced the internment, Warren Michio Tsuneishi. While his insight gives students a glimpse into the hardships of

Lesson: Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps

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