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Related to World War II
Hundreds of documents related to World War II are cataloged by year.
Prepared by a professor of international affairs at Mount Holyoke
An exhibition of posters related to World War II, Posters on the
Home Front (1941-45), includes brief descriptions and links to related
Web sites. From the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian
: Holocaust on Trial
Online companion to NOVA program originally aired in Oct. 2000 examining
a Holocaust denial trial in Britain. Features a time line of Nazi
abuses, a narrative of the trial, a section on historical revisionism,
links, and teacher's guide.
- Japanese Balloon Bombs in WWII
Article on the Japanese balloon bombs used on the western coast
of the United States during World War II. Includes a photograph
and links to related Web sites. From the Air Force Museum at Wright
Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
World War II Memorial
Background on the World War II Memorial being built in Washington,
D.C. Describes the project's purpose and development. Includes pictures
of the design and of the building site. Maintained by the American
Battle Monuments Commission.
World War II History Gallery
History of the Air Force in World War II includes maps, photographs,
and aircraft links. Extensive data on European and Pacific theaters
as well as on women and celebrities in the Air Force. From the USAF
Museum at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
Experience / War Letters
Materials accompanying the film 'War Letters,' aired in 2001 by
the Public Broadcasting System, include a film synopsis, transcript,
bibliography, U.S. military time line, and text of select letters
featured in the film.
Vast collection of annotated links to Web resources for 20th-century
history, ranging from all major wars and crises to NATO to the Titanic
to Mao Zedong. From the link promotion service of Web-hosting company
Extensive guide to American wars and military operations with U.S.
participation, from the American Revolution to the late 20th century.
Detailed profiles of operations, with links to related resources.
From the American Federation of Scientists.
War Museum - the national museum of war and conflict
Web site of the Imperial War Museum in London, a unique museum in
its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Great Britain
and the Commonwealth, from WWI to the present day.
World War II on the World Wide Web
History of World War II, focusing on military/service histories,
politics and diplomacy, and the Pacific and European theaters. Includes
an extensive bibliography and a glossary.
II Poster Collection
Searchable collection of over 200 World War II posters from the
Government Publication Department of Northwestern University. Links
to related Web sites.
WW2 Peoples War
BBC Online provides a detailed article on daily life during World
War II, with photos, statistical graphs, and links to related materials.
NOVA Online : Decoding Nazi Secrets
Online companion to NOVA program originally broadcast in November
1999 focusing on Allied quest to decode Nazi ciphers during WWII.
Includes a wealth of interactive materials on cryptology and WWII
espionage; with teacher's guide and links.
The Federation of American Scientists' Intelligence Resource Program
offers a wealth of information on intelligence systems and programs,
agencies and budgets, documents and records, and satellite and other
images. Links to related Web sites.
Part of the Academy of Achievement Web site, these pages provide
a biography, interview, and profile of Dr. Edward Teller, with illustrations,
audio, and video. Extensive, interesting, and highly recommended.
Los Alamos National Laboratory' s Research Library provides detailed
information regarding the development of the first atomic bomb at
- Explore the History, Science, and Consequences of the Atomic Bomb
Online companion to the CD-ROM 'Atomic Archive' explores the complex
history surrounding the invention of the atomic bomb. Includes biographies
of key scientists, a time line, documents, maps, photos and videos,
a teacher's guide, and more.
Eisenhower Library & Museum
The Web site of the Eisenhower Library provides extensive information
about the life and times of the 34th president. Site includes texts
of selected speeches and guides to library resources and events.
Transcript of C-SPAN's 1996 interview with Carlo D'Este, discussing
his book 'Patton: A Genius for War.'