World War II: Why is it so important 70 years later?
- 9,019,971 Views
- 9,198 Questions Answered
- Best of Web
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