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  • Collection: The American Experience in World War II

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Picture of Major Richard Winters

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Picture of Colonel Robert Sink

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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