WWII Topic? Four sessions from this year's International Conference on WWII are now archived for use by History Day students. View them using the link below.
- Presentations by Jerry Strahan, author of Andrew Jackson Higgins and the Boats that Won World War II and Betty Reid Soskin, a 91 year old Ranger with the National Park Service who discusses what it’s like to suddenly find yourself a “living primary source.”
- A discussion with Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, the navigator aboard the Enola Gay when it dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
- A panel including WWII Medal of Honor winner Walter Ehlers and German Army veteran Gerhard Hennes. They discuss serving in North Africa on opposite sides of the War.
- A discussion with Zhanna Arshanskaya Dawson, a Holocaust survivor who played the piano to entertain Nazi soldiers.