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Books about World War II (general)
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The library has hundreds of books about World War Two. If you can't find what you're looking for, ask us for help.
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Democracy at War: Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War
An online searchable collection of over 144,000 newspaper articles relating to all aspects of the Second World War. This site has also created fifty-five short historical articles about key topics
Encyclopedia of the Second World War
A Spartacus Educational website and enables one to research individual people and events of the war in detail. The sources are "hypertexted" so that the visitor can research the newspaper, organization, etc., that produced the source. There are several subsections including those on: Background to the War; Nazi Germany, Chronology of the War, Political Leaders, European Diplomacy, Major Offensives, British Military Leaders, USA Military Leaders, German Military Leaders, Japanese Military Leaders, The Armed Forces, The Air War, The Resistance, Scientists & Inventors, War at Sea, Resistance in Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, War Artists, Weapons and New Technology.
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the USA's only congressionally chartered museum in its field and a Smithsonian affiliate. Originally known as the National Atomic Museum, it was established in 1969 as an intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear development through today’s peaceful uses of nuclear technology.
World War II, 1939-1945 - Wikipedia
A complete summary of World War 2 by the online encyclopedia. Causes, chronology, resistance, the home front, casualties, the United Nations, the Marshall Plan ... maps, photos.
Canadian Air Aces and Heroes
Pilots from WWI, WWII and Korea
Canadian Letters and Images
The Project The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, as told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves. In November 2003 the Project was very pleased to bring in as partners the History Department at The University of Western Ontario. Click on "Collections" to locate material on WWII
Canadian War Brides
Melynda Jarratt's website detailing resources about Canadian war brides of WWII. Stories, Passenger lists, Statistics, Books, Movies etc.
The Second World War
Veterans Affairs website detailing Canada's participation in WWII; special sections on Dieppe, Belgium, Battle of the Atlantic, Netherlands, Normandy, Italy ... excerpts from diaries and letters.
In my Community
Royal Canadian Regiment Museum
The homesite of the museum of Canada's oldest regular infantry regiment, located in London, Ontario.