This image, said to be the most popular poster design of World War II, appeared as a billboard in
World War II Cartoons
Grade Range: 2-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 3 minutes
Date Posted: 6/17/2010
Cartoons from World War II helped explain the war to children and encouraged families to do their part for the war cause.
This video is part of the Price of Freedom learning resources package for use with the Mobilizing Children WWII lesson plan. It was produced to accompany the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Era 8: The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
World History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Era 8: A Half-Century of Crisis and Achievement, 1900-1945
2: The causes and global consequences of World War I
3: The search for peace and stability in the 1920s and 1930s
4: The causes and global consequences of World War II
5: Major global trends from 1900 to the end of World War II