Maine middle-school students learn WWII history from veterans

Six World War II veterans, including 95-year-old Mac McLain, recently shared their stories of bombing missions over Europe, experiences being held in German prison camps, encounters with Japanese soldiers and more with a spellbound group of students at Marshwood Middle School in Eliot, Maine. "It's living history sitting right in front of them," said teacher Justin Roy. "You know, we teach out of the history books about D-Day, but when you have somebody sitting in front of you that participated in it, it makes learning come alive."

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