Iwo Jima and the War in the Pacific

by  The National WWII Museum

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The National WWII Museum takes your students on a virtual tour of the Museum's Pacific exhibit, concentrating on artifacts, oral histories, and maps. The island-hopping campaign leads them to Iwo Jima, where they learn about the campaign and explore one soldier's background and experiences.

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About This Program


By Request: $100.00
By Request Premium: $80.00

The Museum accepts check, major credit cards, and school P.O.s


Regularly one hour, but can run longer for block-scheduled classes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 30 students.

Primary Disciplines

Character Education, Problem Solving, Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.

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The National WWII Museum

New Orleans, LA
United States

The National WWII Museum, designated by Congress as "America's World War II Museum," explores the American experience of the war years, focusing on the teamwork, optimism, courage, and sacrifice of the men and women who won the war. It promotes the exploration and expression of these values by future generations. Programs involve exploration of the history and lessons of the war, via analyses of primary sources.

Maddie Roach

Program Details


1. We introduce the Museum in New Orleans
2. Class listens to FDR Fireside Chat about WWII while following along on a 1942 world map
3. Class explores the island-hopping campaign using copies of WWII maps
4. Class crosses the equator and endures an initiation ceremony
5. Class learns about the importance of Iwo Jima, the great loss of life there, and views film of the famous flag raising
6. Program ends with an exploration of primary documents from one Marine's life


Students will learn the basic outlines of the war in the Pacific
Students will learn how to interact with history through artifacts, oral histories, and primary documents
Students will learn to personalize warfare through studying an individual

Standards Alignment

National Standards