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Remember, though the Web is a rich source of information on World War II we have a fine collection of books in the stacks and in the reference area. Please check the Patron Catalog for many more resources or browse around 940.5
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World War Two - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/
Online history of the war includes a timeline, the Holocaust, Battle of Britain and personalities involved.
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WWII Resources - http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/
Comprehensive collection of primary source materials, some on-site, some links to elsewhere.
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Spartacus Educational Encyclopedia - http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/2WW.htm
Collection of articles. Includes biographies and details of various aspects of the conflict.
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WW2 People's War - http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/
An opportunity for the war generation and their families to pass on their stories to future generations.
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Internet Modern History Sourcebook: World War II - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook45.html
Collection of resources.
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World War II Multimedia Database - http://www.worldwar2database.com/html/frame1.htm
Photos, videos, and brief coverage of war-related topics.
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World War II, Analyzed - http://web.mac.com/davedepickere/World_War_II,_analyzed!/
Offers battle reports, battlefields today, veterans, fact-or-myth section, a forum and links.
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World War 2 Insightful Essays - http://www.2worldwar2.com
Topical essays on strategy, battles, weapons, people, and intelligence.
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Voices of World War II: Experiences From the Front and at Home - http://library.umkc.edu/spec-col/ww2/index.htm
More than 200 digitized radio broadcasts covering the late 1930s to the post-war era. Produced by the Marr Sound Archives at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
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The War Experience: Memories of World War 2 - http://www.thewar.coe.uh.edu
First-hand recollections, images, video, and audio resources produced in collaboration between Houston Public Broadcasting and the University of Houston to support airing of Ken Burns' documentary, The War.
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WW2inColour - http://s3.invisionfree.com/ww2forum/index.php
Photos, paintings profiles, and a forum.
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Hitler's Third Reich and World War Two in the News - http://hitlernews.cloudworth.com/
Daily edited review of related news and articles.
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World War 2 Battlefield Relics - http://www.lerenfort.fsnet.co.uk/
Articles and photos of objects found on battlefields.
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Displaced Persons Camps - http://www.dpcamps.org/
Compilation of information about displaced persons camps, including Nazi concentration camps and those holding POWs or refugees.
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Campaigns and Operations - http://www.axishistory.com/index.php?id=628
Orders of battle, battles, and general information.
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Phil's World War II Pages - http://www.secondworldwar.co.uk/
Articles include biography of Adolf Hitler, important dates, casualty figures, high commands, trivia, recommended books, and glossary of operations, equipment, and organizations.
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World War 2 - http://www.world-war-2.info
Facts, quotes, images, statistics, and details of battles, aircraft, and weapons.
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Robert A. Anderson Library - http://www.eldredwwiimuseum.org/library.html
Lists available books, journals and magazines, newspapers and artifacts in facility located at Eldred, Pennsylvania.
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Military Maps of the Second World War - http://militarymaps.narod.ru/index_e.html
Maps include D-Day and campaigns in Europe, the Russian Front, and Asia Pacific theater. Geographical atlases from the war period also are available. [Images in DJVU format]
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World War 2 Body Count - http://ww2bodycount.netfirms.com/
List of military and civilian casualties by country.
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ARS Website - http://www.saak.nl
Features images and maps of the Eagle's Nest, photos of the Ardennes forest, Normandy, war museums, bunkers, and war monuments. Includes movies.
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World War 2 Articles - http://www.paralumun.com/warworldwartwo.htm
Diverse articles about military campaigns, famous battles, weapons and equipment, war crimes, and personalities.
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World War II: The War at a Glance - http://home.wanadoo.nl/cclinks/abtf/
Provides overviews of various battles and events.
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World War II - http://www.angelfire.com/mn3/history_ww2/site1.html
Information on major conflicts, U-boats, generals, and political leaders.
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World War II Database - http://ww2db.com
Articles and photos on people, events, ships, aircraft, and books.
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WW2: Your World War II Resource - http://theww2resource.tripod.com
Stories, biographies, encyclopedia, chronology, statistics, and documents.
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World War II - http://www.hpwt.de/2Weltke.htm
Summary of the war that covers ideology, propaganda, Jewish persecution, and concentration camps.
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Sites of WW2 - http://www.sitesofww2.com/
Locations in Europe and North Africa where traces of the war can be found. Includes maps and images.