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In the United States, there are clubs that "re-enact" Civil War battles. These are marvelous spectacles. They show the tools that were used, and that the soldiers involved were ordinary people. If there are any World War II "re-enactor" clubs near you, you could bring your son to an event, and introduce him to some of the members. You are wise to ...
I'd start out by acknowledging the controversy. Say "Different people think different things about this. Some people think ....., but other people think .....". Then if the child is still interested you can start to explain why they disagree, and maybe explain your own point of view.
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