GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II


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    GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in WWII | Hitler’s Germany and the Beginning of WWII

    Examine Hitler’s Germany and the beginning of World War II in this video from GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in WWII. Utilizing video, discussion questions and firsthand accounts, students learn about the events leading up to World War II, Nazi atrocities during the war, and what ultimately caused the United States to enter the war.

    Grades: 10-12
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    GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII | D-Day

    In this video from GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in WWII, learn about the horrors of D-Day and how it represented the “beginning of the end” of World War II. Using video, discussion questions, firsthand accounts, and maps, students examine the most ambitious battle of the war.

    Grades: 10-12
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    GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in WWII | Battle of the Bulge

    In this video from GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in WWII students learn about the Battle of the Bulge and a personal story of bravery in its aftermath. Utilizing video, discussion questions, archival photography, and firsthand accounts, students gain a better understanding of one of World War II’s most important battles.

    Grades: 10-12
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    GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in WWII | Three Fighting Faiths

    This video from GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in WWII explores the Unites States military’s effort to encourage religious understanding and tolerance through its campaign known as the Three Fighting Faiths.

    Grades: 10-12
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    GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII | US Soldiers Liberate Nazi Concentration Camps

    Learn about the Holocaust and its impact on the U.S. soldiers who liberated the Nazi concentration camps in this video from GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in WWII. Using video, discussion questions and firsthand accounts, students gain a thorough understanding of the unparalleled cruelty the Nazis inflicted on the European Jewish population.

    Grades: 10-12

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