Discover more about Mississippi’s home front during World War II. Share in the experiences of Mississippians by reading their stories and viewing their photos. See how certain communities supported the war efforts by housing military installations or factories to supply the armed forces.

Each red pin represents a particular Mississippi community. Moving your cursor over a pin on the map will reveal its identification. Clicking on a pin will lead you to information about the contributions made during the war by Mississippi’s residents – ordinary people who helped in extraordinary ways.

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