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 - TIME

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History

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 …

The National WWII Museum | New Orleans: Learn: For Students: WWII History: D-Day: June 6, 1944

D-DAY: JUNE 6, 1944:<p>Preparing for the Invasion<p><i>"Everything indicates that the enemy will launch an offensive against the western front of Europe, at</i> …

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

Create your free HISTORY profile<p>Resume full episodes across devices<br>• Use this one profile to sign into all your A+E Networks profiles: <b>A&E, FYI, HISTORY</b> …

The Caregivers and the Elders

• In Focus<br>• Jun 15, 2017<br>• 35 Photos<p>Ethiopia is home to more than 100 million people and is composed of wildly varying landscapes and an incredible diversity of ethnic and religious groups.<p>In Focus<br>• Jun 14, 2017<br>• 22 Photos<p>The winners have been announced in the 4th edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest …

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 - 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: Homepage

THE WAR

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Oral History Center

Professor Susan Ervin-Tripp: 2016 Class of ’31 Interviewee in University History<p>http://news.lib.berkeley.edu/2017/03/06/susan-ervin-tripp/<p>In memory …

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> …