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World War II is a huge topic. There are many sources both online and in print form. 

Primary Source materials:

The Avalon Project at Yale University is a digital library relating to law, history and diplomacy. Its Word War II collection focuses on the diplomatic documents of the war.

The Truman Library has digitized a large portion of documents related to the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The collection also includes scanned versions of the actual documents, photographs and transcripts of oral histories.

The Library of Congress also has a large collection of materials about World War II mainly focusing on United States involvement.

Secondary Source Materials

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has a site devoted to World War II. This is a good introductory resource.

The Second World War by John Keegan

The Second World War by Winston Churchill

The Origins of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific by Akira Iriye


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World War II was the first war where civilians became widespread targets on both sides of the conflict. Do you think countries should target citizens or go out of their way to ensure that civilians are not harmed?
07/22/2014 • 
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