South Dakota men & women enrolled in the armed services.
servicemen gave the ultimate sacrifice and never returned home.
Dakota was home to 7 military establishments during World War II.
Dakota was vital to the Red Cross and USO efforts to support our
Dakota continued its agricultural production to feed the
country and our troops during World War II and for the world
relief effort following the war.
Dakota supported the financing of the war by
purchasing War Bonds.
Dakota schools and teachers were vital to preparing students for
entry into military service during the war years.