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Last Flight of Bomber 31

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Bombers of World War II
Read short descriptions and see photos of the 10 American bombers that dominated the WWII air war, including the B-17 and the B-29. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Tour Kamchatka
View a slide show and learn about Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, a California-sized piece of land that is one of the most volcanologically active regions on Earth, has the world's densest population of brown bears, and features the second-largest geyser field on the planet. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Bringing Home MIAs
Learn about how the United States employs nearly 600 full-time military and civilian personnel and spends more than $100 million a year to find, repatriate, and identify the remains of lost American servicemen. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Identifying Remains with DNA
Manipulate an interactive genetic family tree in this online activity to see how nuclear and mitochondrial DNA can reveal kinship. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

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Last Flight of Bomber 31
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