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VE Day: Lowell Heckman

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Lowell Heckman recalls being just outside Berlin when Germany surrendered in World War II in this KACV video teaching module. Heckman explains how his division was disappointed they could not take Berlin after Germany had surrendered and instead had to let the Russian army take the capital.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Louise McCrery: Why We Moved

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Louise McCrery talks about what she remembers the most about World War II in this video teaching module from KACV's "Texas Panhandle Stories: WWII". This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Jack Hazelwood: Fighting a War at 18 Years Old

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In this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War," Jack Hazelwood talks about his experience fighting in a war at such a young age -- 18 years old.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Nobel: Avoiding Dust

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Nobel talks about ways his family would avoid dust during the Dust Bowl in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The Dust Bowl".

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Battle of the Bulge: Denzi Pulliam

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Denzi Pulliam talks about his experience during the Battle of the Bulge and his other experiences during his 181 days of frontline duty.  From KACV's local perspective on "The War".  This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Propaganda: Donald Smith

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Donald Smith talks about the prisoner of war camp in McLean, Texas. Smith recalls watching German POWs enter the McLean POW camp and how his stereotypes turned out to be wrong.  This video is from the KACV's local perspective on "The War".  This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Battle of the Bulge: Don Kimbrough

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Don Kimbrough talks about his experience during the Battle of the Bulge and how gasoline played a role in the battle in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War".  This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Mary Dwyer

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In this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War," Mary Dwyer talks about the difficulties her family faced during the war. Dwyer talks about wartime rations affecting daily life during WWII and recalls watching German POWs coming into the McLean POW camp.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Sylvia Harris (Part I)

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Sylvia Harris talks about rationing boards during World War II in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War". Ms. Harris recalls rations including gasoline, sugar, and nylons, and the benefit of having one’s own garden during WWII.

Lou Hansen: Church Bells and Europe Invasion

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In this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War," Lou Hansen talks about church bells ringing in Lubbock signaling the beginning of the invasion of Europe.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Carter: Making a Living

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Carter talks about how the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression made it difficult to make a living in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The Dust Bowl".

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Warren McCollum on Omar Bradley (Part I)

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Warren McCullum talks about fighting in WWII under General Bradley and celebrating in Czechoslovakia in the first part of this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War".

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Battle of the Bulge: Bill Brownlee

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Bill Brownlee talks about his experience fighting during the Battle of the Bulge in this video teaching module from KACV's local perspective on "The War".  This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Battle of the Bulge: Jack Patterson

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Jack Patterson talks about why the battle was called "The Battle of the Bulge" in this video teaching module from KACV's local perspective on "The War".  This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Why We Moved: Helen Neal

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Helen Neal talks about moving to Wichita, Kansas during World War II for work in this video teaching module from KACV's local perspective on "The War". This video is available in both English and Spanish audio along with  closed captions.

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