War in Europe Films
War in the Pacific Films
WWII Stories Video
For Students & Teachers
Step back into history and hear some of the incredible individual stories of those caught up in World War II via our award-winning documentary films. Complete with lesson plans
Virtual Reality (VR) Immersion Learning-Coming Soon!
Virtual Reality is a new way to educate our students. VR technology puts a student “on” Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944 or “at” Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. “VR is a whole new ballgame in how we will teach WWII history moving forward.”-Tim Gray, Founder of the World War II Foundation
Senator Bob Dole WWII Leadership Award
In 2019, the World War II Foundation established the Senator Bob Dole World War II Leadership Award, which is now given annually to a veteran of WWII who returned from the war and devoted their lives to public service and educating current and future generations on the subject of World War II
Visit our WWII Global Education Center in Person or Virtually
The non-profit World War II Foundation’s Global Education Center features over 5,000 WWII artifacts, a theater and library. It is open to students, educators and the public
The World War II Foundation raised the money for and dedicated the Richard D. Winters Leadership Monument in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Normandy, France. The 13 foot-high statue, in the likeness of Major Dick Winters, recognizes all those junior officers who led the way on D-Day, as well as all American Divisions and Corps who fought on June 6, 1944
The mission of the non-profit World War II Foundation is to tell the personal stories of those who were swept up in the most devastating conflict known to man and make these films accessible for free to students, educators, classrooms and the global public. Our documentaries rank in the top-5 of most requested programs nationally on American Public Television stations
"Historian-in- Residence" Daniel Martinez
The World War II Foundation is honored to have one of the world’s leading WWII historians, Daniel Martinez, as our “Historian-in-Residence”
The World War II Foundation has been honored to have some of the biggest names in television, film and sports narrate and commit to narrate our films-28 to date. They include Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, Jim Nantz, Luke Bryan, Liev Schreiber, Greg Kinnear, Tom Selleck, Bill Belichick, Matthew Broderick, Gary Sinise, Dan Aykroyd, Tim McCarver, Jon Seda, Jason Beghe, Peter Kessler, Tom Kane, David McCallum, Kyle Chandler, Damian Lewis and Captain Dale Dye.