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  • Collection: The American Experience in World War II

Picture of Major Richard Winters

Picture of Colonel Robert Sink

Photo of Station wagon with Surf Board (Woodie). Name comes from the wooden doors on the wagon.

chaplin globe.mp4
A clip from Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator" featuring the iconic scene where the dictator delicately dances with a globe representing what he intends to conquer.

A still image from a World War II newsreel that informed Americans what was going on with the armed forces around the world.

lib clip.mp4
A newsreel clip depicting the liberation of France and how the American forces came in to help.

amgoes to war.mp4
A newsreel used by the United States in order to spread information. This particular clip informs the public on what is happening in Alaska and what the men are facing.

A poster used in World War II featuring Dorie Miller, an African American man who fought in World War II, in order to appeal to a variety of races and to show that we are not discriminating.

An image featuring a strong, heroic looking man loading ammunition. The words "Man the Guns! Join the U.S. Navy" are displayed in bright red lettering in an attempt to recruit men.

A poster used in World War II featuring a happy, heroic pilot trying to get others to join his cause in fighting the enemy.
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