July 1, 2015
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Cracker Jacks are molasses-coated popcorn created by F. W. Rueckheim in 1873, and are sold all over the world.

Did you know that during World War II, the prizes in each Cracker Jacks box were all military-oriented to support the war effort?

The Second Great War
The "Second Great War" was an historical event that changed the American way of life. The WWII History Resources section explores the resources, political views and causes, and some events which led to this life-changing conflict.

Sections like the Timeline, Maps, and Major Battles provides resources regarding the political causes and views of the events leading up to this life changing event. The Wartime Weaponry, Statistics, Glossary of Terms and Links sections present content ranging from a look at the extensive arsenal of weapons used in WWII to facts, figures and other resources about the war.

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