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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
Official documents, including treaties, military directives, policy statements, and records of wartime conferences.

Baltimore Afro-American Black History Museum
This archive includes articles on the Tuskegee Airmen and the African American troops during the war.

Poster Art from World War II
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
Interviews in which men and women describe their wartime experience.

Women Come to the Front
This site examines the experiences of wartime women journalists.

This site contains Biographical Essays, Chronology, Photos, and Annotated Bibliographies.

World War II Images

World War II Song Lyrics

World War II Resources
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
A Japanese site that contains information on the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagisaki, which includes photographs and oral histories.

Atomic Bomb: Decision
Documents on the decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagisaki.

Rare Footage Documents Devastation at Hiroshima
Footage of the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.


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