July 28, 2016 - 2:45pm EDT to June 1, 2017 - 12:45pm EDT
Plan ahead, and apply now. In July 2017, a select group of 18 educators will follow in the footsteps of history as they visit World War II historic sites and American cemeteries in San Francisco, California; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Manila, The Philippines.
A partnership -- National History Day, American Battle Monuments Commission, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs -- hopes to reinvigorate the teaching of World War II in middle and high school by helping teachers understand the sacrifice of fallen American heroes of that era. Read more
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