Second world war and S Guide - Resources and Review

A non
profit organisation founded by Steven Spielberg in 1994 dedicated to videotaping and archiving interviews of Holocaust survivors all over the world. Interviews are catalogued and archived using digital technology and will be made available via on-line, networks to museums, educational institutions and non-profit organisations.
Digitised collection of original American satirical cartoons drawn by Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904
1991) relating to World War II. All featured drawings were published in PM newspaper between 1941-1943. Material is arranged in chronological order.
Presents background information on the wartime Luftwaffe bombing of targets in Belfast. Offers timelines of three major air raids in 1940 and 1941, and a selection of stories told by survivors of the bombing.
A collection of World War II propaganda posters from the United States. Includes over 30 images divided into two groups: posters that instil patriotism, confidence, and a positive outlook; and posters that fought against complacency with grim, unromantic visions of war.
Includes treaties, declarations, speeches and archives on the war, diplomacy and Pearl Harbour. Also features French and British collections of documents regarding the diplomatic prelude to World War II such as The British War Blue Book.
A not
for-profit educational charity supported by those committed to preserving the legacy of Anne Frank and defending democracy and human rights. Includes information about the life and times of Anne Frank, history of the Nazi period, and racism and discrimination in the world today.
Articles on codebreaking and making, encryption on the Web, the mechanics of the Nazi's encoder, Enigma, and the personalities and genius of the men who cracked its code. Contains activity sheets for teachers, and facilities for users to encode their own messages.
Provides brief biographical information on military Generals involved in World War II from all participating countries, along with birth and death years, and major appointments. Generals are arranged by country, and then alphabetically.
Article on the German mechanical cipher machine known as Enigma. Covers its history, and documents work carried out to break its code at Bletcheley Park during World War II, much of which involved Alan Turing. The paper also includes a C program which simulates Enigma.
A collection of images of over 200 posters related to World War II. Posters can be browsed by date, title, or topic and each poster is accompanied by a full catalogued record that includes artist, title, publisher, date, format and a short caption.
Chronicles Canadian involvement in Hong Kong, Bomber Command and the Normandy campaign. Includes personal testimonies, discussion forums and a list of resources.
Covers conflicts involving Britain and the Commonwealth since 1914. Exhibits include a Battle of Britain Spitfire, a V2 rocket and a German one
man Biber submarine. Art galleries display works by twentieth century war artists and the First and Second World Wars are illustrated by film, photographs, diaries, letters, mementoes, firearms, medals, badges, printed material and sound recordings.
Detailed information on military historical aspects of the German armed forces during World War II, covering history of the units, formations and organizations of various military, paramilitary and auxiliary forces between 1933
1945. Also covers other European Axis forces.
Documentation of the Normandy invasion of World War II, divided into five sections
the Buildup, Invasion, Fighting Inland, Breakout, and Normandy in Memory. Resources include newspaper articles, images, commentaries and analysis, radio broadcasts, and personal experiences.
Searchable collection of photographs and slides documenting the internment of Japanese and Japanese Americans evacuated from California, Oregon, and Washington by the War Relocation Authority during World War II. Includes over 600 photographs by Dorothea Lange.
Resource accompanying a television production of the same name. Topics covered include English settlement, the coming of independence, westward expansion, the rise of capitalism, slavery, the Civil War, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Depression, World War II, and contemporary history.
Primary documents and annotated links relating to twentieth
century genocide. Topics covered include The Jewish Holocaust, War Crimes and Criminals, Yugoslavia, Kosovo, Rwanda and Burundi, Vietnam, and World War II. Definitions and controversies of genocide are included.
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