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 II

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

Pearl Harbor

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 …


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, …

Military History

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 …

European History

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

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 …

World War II

The Price of Freedom: Exhibition


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

World War II - Battles, Facts, Videos Pictures

Get the <b>Inside HISTORY</b> newsletter for in-depth historical articles and videos.<p>Please enter a valid email address<p>By submitting your information, you …

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The Pacific


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 Endowment for the Humanities

In More to Explore the National Geographic magazine team shares some of its best sources and other information. Special thanks to the Research Division.<p>Early in the war Allied planners realized the value of scouts for reconnoitering enemy-held beaches. From this need the Scouts and Raiders were …

Military History

THE WAR . At Home . Civil Rights . Minorities

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 …


Patriotism Crosses the Color Line: African Americans in World War II

Although African Americans have been the victims of racial oppression throughout the history of the United States, they have always supported the …

Black History

The World War II Home Front

World War II had a profound impact on the United States. Although no battles occurred on the American mainland, the war affected all phases of …


“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 …

Black History