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  • Michael Webb

    Ken Burns The War is a must see. Heart wrenching, inspiring, and extremely insightful. I bless the names of all those people who sacrificed for not only my but the worlds freedom.

  • Mary Bowden

    Re-watching The War - A Ken Burns Film - Directed & Produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick - THE WAR is the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns. The war touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America and demonstrated that in extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives.

  • Rebecca Eisenberg

    Amazing collection of resources- pictures, primary documents, interviews, and film footage. Also has some great lesson plan ideas.

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