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World War II Research

Welcome to History Link 101's World War II Research Page.  History Link 101 is a site developed for World History Classes, by a World History Teacher.  

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Air Force

Glider Pilot Regiment Site with pictures and descriptions of uses of Gliders in World War II.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    W5000

Organization and Tactics of the Luftwaffe Some interesting information.  Some tables are completely in German but interesting reading.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    W5010

World War II Aircraft Large database of aircraft used in World War II. Includes tech sheets and photos.
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German Army and Navy

Organization of German Navy Information on ships and other things.
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Organization of the German SS Information of the military units that made up the German SS.
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German Panzer Very large site detailing the different model and uses of this German tank.
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German War Statistics Great Stats!!  One page which includes population leading up to war, numbers in different branches of German military and casualties.
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Statistics on the European Theater Large set of statistics of World War II in the European Theater. 
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Western Front Statistics 
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Campaign Summaries of WW II
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Casualties by Country List countries involved in conflict and details of soldiers, civilians, resistance and several other categories listed.
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World War II Statistics Causalities, divisions, aircraft, sorties and much more.
        Visual = N/A  Content = 5   W5110

First Hand Stories

Eyewitness Accounts of World War II Over thirty short eyewitness accounts from World War II.
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Private Art C Large collection of letters from a private to his family during the war.  Window will pop up - Click on dog tags on bottom to see letters from 1943 to 1945.  Click on calendar to see correspondence of the different days.  
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    W5140

Memories of World War II Contributions from many soldiers indexed alphabetically.
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World War II Stories Told in Their Own Words Large collection of stories by a wide variety of contributors.
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Accounts of D-Day Firsthand account of the battle by PBS.
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Historical Text By Don Mabry.  Collection of different writings and documents from World War II.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    W5210

Rutgers Oral History Archive Very large collection of interviews of service people in World War II.
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Witnesses of the Holocaust Articles from
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Grandma, What did you do in the War? Wide variety of interviews of women and their role in the war.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    W5240

Four Activities from People who lived it point of view From Scholastics covering home front, Pearl Harbor, Ann Franks story, and Hiroshima.
        Visual = 3  Content = 5   W5250

Pearl Harbor Survivors Speak Youtube video five minutes long.
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Web Directories

Index of WW II Sites
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Military Unit Histories and Websites Large link page to websites and military unit history.
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Detailed Timeline of World War II Excellent Resource! Has very large listing of events by year, place, and includes a custom search.
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Chronology of Events from 1938 to 1941
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Timeline of World War II  Very large page - may take awhile to download.  Has links to essays on certain key events.
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Timeline of World War II Has interesting stats of troops and strengths during different battles.
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Timeline of War in the Pacific
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Prelude to War  Time line of Holocaust   One page timeline with details of events leading to WWII.
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Chronology of World War II
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Time Line of the Making of the Atomic Bomb
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Primary Documents


World War II Primary Documents Over 15,000 pages of  Primary documents from USA, Britain, France, and others concerning WWII. Includes documents on Pearl Harbor hearings.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    W5380

Diplomatic and Political Documents of WWII
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World War II Documents The Avalon Project from Yale Law School connects you to World War II Documents.
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Hitler Historical Museum Speeches, images, writings, and more.  Includes Mein Kampf  
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Hyper Text Documents of World War II  Policy statements & speeches, declarations of war, surrender documents, and more.
  Visual = N/A Content = 5    W5420

Nuremberg War Crime Documents From Yale Law School's Avalon Project.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    W5430

Dispatches From the Bulge Six dispatches sent during the Battle of the Bulge.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    W5420

Eyewitness to History Page Large collection of eyewitness account from World War II
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Alphabetical listing of Allied and Axis campaigns with short descriptions of each.
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Comparing World War I to World War II Interesting comparisons.
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Causes of World War II One page essay.
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World War II Resources Collection of documents about World War II.
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Essays on the Holocaust Twenty essays on the Holocaust designed for students.
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Genealogical Records from World War II Data base of over thirteen billion records from world war II.
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Glossary of Terms
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Series of 25 essays on various subjects during war.
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Spark Notes on World War II Gives brief but concise descriptions of major parts of World War II.
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World War II Book Reviews Very large database of book reviews divided by location covered.
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World War II College Class Series of over 20 lectures from Harvard Open Courses.
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World War II Commemorative Brochures Excellent brochures detailing battles in both European Theater and Pacific.
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