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CATEGORY: The American Experience
Introduction to primary sources as well as an introduction to life on the home front. You can examine a ration book, morale posters, and an Office of War Information film to learn how Americans lived in a time of sacrifice.
Journey back in time to experience the incredible Apollo 11 mission!
War heroes are not always human, and the Smithsonian has several animal soldiers in its collection.
The history of the building of the Panama Canal.
The experiences of Civil War nurse Amanda Akin -- revealed through her diary -- reflect the sacrifices of millions of Americans who contributed to the war effort.
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