Winning World War II (Part 2 of 2)


Resource ID#: 167480 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: U.S. History, Grade 11, tutorial, World War II, Holocaust, Franklin D. Roosevelt, FDR, Harry Truman, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, Benito Mussolini, Hideki Tojo , Joseph Stalin, Operation Torch, Operation Overlord, D-Day, V-E Day, V-J Day, atomic bombs, nuclear weapons, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Battle of Midway, Battle of the Bulge, Battle of Stalingrad, Manhattan Project, United Nations, Nuremberg Trials, Cold War, Iwo Jima, Pearl Harbor
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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