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Museums

  • U.S. Army Women's Museum
    This is the only museum dedicated to Army women from the Revolutionary War to the present day.

  • National Museum of the Marine Corps
    Located in Triangle, Virginia, the museum preserves, exhibits, and makes readily accessible the history of the U.S. Marine Corps.

  • National World War II Museum
    Visit this New Orleans, Louisiana attraction featuring personal stories, historic artifact, and incredible interactive displays about World War II from Normandy to the Pacific to the Home Front.

  • National World War II Memorial
    Situated on the National Mall's central axis, the World War II Memorial honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S., the more than 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home. The memorial is a tribute to the spirit, sacrifice, and commitment of the American people during this defining historical moment.

  • The National World War II Museum's Kids Corner
    Nominate everyday heroes, D-Day Crossword Puzzles, Build a Higgins Boat, Color a WWII poster, Word Searches and Quizzes

  • U-505
    See a virtual tour of a German submarine captured by the United States as well as several other online activities.

  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Located in our nation's capital, this museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history and memory.

  • USS Arizona National Memorial
    National Park Service Web site with photographs and written history of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

  • Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
    Visit San Diego, California to honor the memories of all the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States.

World War II Books

  • Alastair Cooke, The American Home Front: 1941-1942.
  • John W. Dower, War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War.
  • David M. Kennedy, Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945.
  • Eric Larrabee, Commander in Chief: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, His Lieutenants, and Their War.
  • Donald L. Miller, Masters of the Air: America‚Äôs Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany.
  • Ronald H. Spector, Eagle Against the Sun: The American War With Japan.
  • Ronald Takaki, Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America In WWII.