World War II

 Research Guide


Reference Books and Print Resources:


Link to our catalog to find non-fiction books.


R 305.4 Keenan

Encyclopedia of Women in the United States


R 355.009 Murray  

Atlas of American Military History


R 909.82 20th

Great Events from History: 20th Century


R 920 Gre

Great Lives from History: 20th Century


R 940.53 BIG

World War II: Primary Sources


R 940.53 Ellis

World War II : a Statistical Survey : the Essential Facts and Figures for All the Combatants


R 940.53 Fel 

World War II: Almanac


R 940.53 HIST

History in Dispute


R 940.53 How

World War II: Biographies


R 940.53 Messenger

The Chronological Atlas of World War Two


R 940.54 One  

World War II: a Student Companion


R 973.03 America

America in the Twentieth Century


R 973.92 Postwar

Postwar America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History 




Provides access to articles, primary sources, and images, maps and charts for the study of world history.



Provides access to documents about lives and events in history.



Provides access to in-depth, original profiles of significant historical and cultural people.




Women Who Came to the Front

Journalists, photographers and broadcasters during World War II


The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

Provides access to legal and historical documents.


D-Day: American Experience

Participants describe the planning and execution of the Normandy invasion during World War II


Propaganda Leaflets

Search WWII 1939-1945 for propaganda documents

specific to this time period.


The National Archives: The Art of War

Includes illustrations and propaganda from WWII.


World War II Military Situation Maps (Library of Congress)

Includes interactive maps of WWII battles, groups and campaigns.