WWII and Kurt Vonnegut

By Jacquelyn Whiting | A magazine of web resources for American Studies students to examine World War II and Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five.

Science and Technology of WWII

World War Two

The causes, events and people of the most destructive war in history.<p>World War Two: Key Events<p>World War Two: Summary Outline of Key Events - A guide to the key events of World War Two.<p>The Gathering Storm<p>Had Britain's wartime leader truly stood alone in his opposition to appeasement, or did he …

The World at War and FDR's Key Decisions

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A Pluralistic digital archive that tells the reality of the Attack on Pearl Harbor (Dec. 7, 1941). This content based on the book by Katrina Luksovsky and produced by Hidenori Watanave

Data-driven documentary about war & peace

About the Project<p>The Fallen of World War II is an interactive documentary that examines the human cost of the second World War and the decline in …

Mobile Devices

Dr. Seuss Went to War

by Richard H. Minear<p>Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel, 1904-1991) was a life-long cartoonist: in high school in Springfield, Massachusetts; in college …

Research Starters: D-Day | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans

D-Day: The Allied Invasion of Normandy<p>The Allied invasion of Western Europe was code named Operation Overlord. It required two years of planning, …

Stalin and the West > Eastern Front > Key Moments

Stalin’s relationship with his wartime Allies – Britain and America – was dominated by two issues which were to cause almost endless conflict. One …

Inside WWII

Go inside World War II and get new insight into the people, battles and events you thought you knew, on History.com.

World War II — The Atlantic

World War II is the story of the 20th Century. The war officially lasted from 1939 until 1945, but the causes of the conflict and its horrible aftermath echoed for decades in both directions. While feats of bravery and technological breakthroughs still inspire awe today, the majority of the war was …

The Price of Freedom: Exhibition

Smithsonian

6 BROTHERS Documentary

The film<p>In this feature-length, Emmy-nominated production, documentary producer Daniel Stenberg dives deeply into his grandfather’s story. His …

World War II Letters | 6 BROTHERS Documentary

What really initiated this whole documentary project is when I found letters that my grandfather had written during World War II. It wasn’t just one …

World War II - Battles, Facts, Videos Pictures

Subscribe for fascinating stories connecting the past to the present.<p>Please enter a valid email address<p>By submitting your information, you agree to …

A+E Networks

Documentaries

The Pacific

THE WAR | PBS

A Production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV<p>Directed and Produced by KEN BURNS and LYNN NOVICK; Written By GEOFFREY C. WARD;<br>Produced by SARAH …

National Geographic Magazine

See Previous Issues<p><img itemprop="contentUrl" style="transition: opacity 0.4s; opacity: 1;"></picture></div> <div>May 2018</div></a> </div> <div class="prev_iss_cover"> <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/04" target="_self"> <div class="LazyLoad is-visible"><picture><source …

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THE WAR . At Home . Civil Rights . Minorities | PBS

In much of America in the 1940s, racial segregation was strictly enforced, both by Jim Crow laws and by age-old custom. The civil rights movement was …

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“Rosie The Riveter”1941-1945

Norman Rockwell’s ‘Rosie The Riveter’ cover for the May 29, 1943 edition of The Saturday Evening Post, was the first visual image to incorporate the …

Women Come to the Front

<b>Eight Women Who Came to the Front:</b><br>The women featured in this exhibit were chosen because of the strength and variety of their collections in the …

Regional Oral History Office

<b>Project News</b><p>6/18/2015: Now online: The Japanese American Confinement Sites / World War II American Home Front Oral History Project. This new group of …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 6 | 1945: US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima

<b>1945: US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima</b><p>The first atomic bomb has been dropped by a United States aircraft on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.<p>President Harry S Truman, announcing the news from the cruiser, USS Augusta, in the mid-Atlantic, said the device was more than 2,000 times more powerful than …

African American Odyssey: The Depression, The New Deal, and World War II (Part 1)

"Why Should We March?" March on Washington fliers, 1941. A. Philip Randolph Papers, Manuscript Division (8-8) <i><br>Courtesy of the A. Philip Randolph</i> …