Mr. Leaver’s WWII Project


WII Memorabilia from Ms. Andersen’s maternal grandfather (ration card, postcard from Paris, Enlisted Men’s card, registration card, and some reading material for soldiers.


The WHS Library has many books for this project. Many of them have been pulled and are on tables at the front of the library. Use the table of contents and index to help you locate specific information in each book.


ABC-Clio Databases

Britannica Online School Edition (available through MARVEL!)

FDR Presidential Library and Museum

Mainers Go To War (from the Maine Memory Network)

National Archives

America On the Homefront


Search Engine Other than Google:



The Poetry of WWII

Advertisements from WWII

Words of Peace/Words of War (speeches can be found organized by year)

Dr. Seuss Went to War (political cartoon examples)

More WWII Political Cartoons

Letters Home from WWII

Some Dos and Don’ts about writing letters


And just for a little fun, this was one my grandmother’s favorite songs.