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 

Databases:

 

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

 

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Provides access to documents about lives and events in history.

 

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

 

Websites:

 

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Provides access to legal and historical documents.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.