Sort by Title
Watch this video!

Molotov-Ribbentrop Treaty

On the 23rd of August 1939, the Soviet Union and Germany signed a non-aggression treaty defining their mutual spheres of influence in eastern Europe. Not surprisingly, within 10 days, the world was at war.

Grades 9-12
History-Social Science
Watch this video!

Anne Frank III

After twenty-five months of hiding from the Nazis in the secret annex behind their home in Amsterdam, Anne Frank and seven other Jewish fugitives were betrayed.

Grades 6-8 | 9-12
English | History-Social Science
Watch this video!

Anne Frank II

June 1942, Amsterdam: Anne Frank received a gift for her thirteenth birthday--a red plaid book with blank pages. It became her diary--the most famous diary in the world.

Grades 6-8 | 9-12
English | History-Social Science
Watch this video!

Anne Frank I

Born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1929 (June 12), Annelies Marie Frank would not live to see her 16th birthday, but she left a powerful memoir of Jewish life in Nazi-occupied Europe, a legacy for the victims of the Holocaust.

Grades 6-8 | 9-12
English | History-Social Science
Watch this video!

LFM: Skip Bombing/Bismarck Sea

Military innovation is often born of desperate circumstances. When Maj. General George Kenney took over Allied air operations in the Southwest Pacific in summer 1942, he faced a daunting set of problems.

Grades 9-12
History-Social Science
Watch this video!

LFM: Margaret Bourke-White

Some of the most compelling photographs to emerge from World War II were the images by Margaret Bourke-White, a woman who was accustomed to breaking down barriers erected to keep women out.

Grades 9-12
History-Social Science
Watch this video!

LFM: Lewis "Chesty" Puller

In 37 years, through three wars, Caribbean interventions and regular service, Lewis "Chesty" Puller earned a reputation as a gruff, demanding leader. He became the most decorated Marine in Corps history, but it was at Guadalcanal and at the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea that Puller attained iconic status.

Grades 6-8 | 9-12
History-Social Science
Watch this video!

LFM: Eddie Rickenbacker

His auto racing exploits earned him the name "Fast Eddie." He participated in the 1912, 1914, 1915 and 1916 Indianapolis 500 and ended up, years later, buying the racetrack and running it until 1945. Yet, it was in the air that Edward Vernon Rickenbacker revealed true genius, courage and skill.

Grades 9-12
History-Social Science
Watch this video!

Commando Raid to Norway III

In World War II the Allied command was determined to destroy the Norwegian plant that produced heavy water, a substance essential to German nuclear research.

Grades 9-12
History-Social Science
Watch this video!

Commando Raid to Norway I

One of the great fears of the Allied leadership in England and the United States during World War II was that Germany might build the first atomic bomb.

Grades 9-12
History-Social Science
Syndicate content