Interacting with the French After Liberation
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New June 2022! A World War II veteran shares a story of interacting with a French family after the country had been liberated.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Military-107**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Cultural traditions are very different around the world and through the ages. Have your students research engagement and marriage rituals in different cultures and write a dramatic play similar to this veteran’s experience.


To learn more about the Battle of the Bulge, check out the full program this segment is edited from: History in the First Person: Veterans Day 2014 Program 2 – World War II and the Battle of the Bulge.

*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.