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An Annotated List of the Most Valuable Online Resources on World War II

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America Goes to War
 

The Avalon Project: World War II Documents
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/wwii/wwii.htm
Official documents, including treaties, military directives, policy statements, and records of wartime conferences.

Baltimore Afro-American Black History Museum
http://www.afroam.org/history/scott/scotts.html
This archive includes articles on the Tuskegee Airmen and the African American troops during the war.

Poster Art from World War II
http://www.nara.gov/exhall/powers/powers.html
An online exhibit featuring 33 posters and one sound file examines the way that the government mobilized the public for war.

Rutgers Oral History Archive of World War II
http://history.rutgers.edu/oralhistory/orlhom.htm
Interviews in which men and women describe their wartime experience.

Women Come to the Front
http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0001.html
This site examines the experiences of wartime women journalists.

Okinawa
http://faculty.tamu-commerce.edu/sarantakes/Okinawa.html
This site contains Biographical Essays, Chronology, Photos, and Annotated Bibliographies.

World War II Images

http://webpub.alleg.edu/student/p/paynes/war.html

http://www.nara.gov/nara/nn/nns/ww2photo.html

http://www.nara.gov/exhall/people/people.html

World War II Song Lyrics
http://homepages.go.com/~giacalones/WWII_lyrics.html

World War II Resources
http://metalab.unc.edu/pha/index.html
An extensive collection of primary sources including diplomatic documents, the Pearl Harbor attack hearings, documents relating to military intelligence, and Roosevelt’s speeches.

   
Dawn of the Atomic Age
 

A-bomb WWW-Museum
http://www.csi.ad.jp/ABOMB/index.html
A Japanese site that contains information on the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagisaki, which includes photographs and oral histories.

Atomic Bomb: Decision
http://www.dannen.com/decision/index.html
Documents on the decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagisaki.

Rare Footage Documents Devastation at Hiroshima
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9608/10/japan.hiroshima.film/index.html
Footage of the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

   

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