America in World War Two

America in World War Two

America in World War II is a collection of digitized primary sources illustrating United States military and civilian involvement in World War II (WWII). Oral histories and personal accounts form a major part of the collection. All branches of the U.S. Military are represented, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines. There are also accounts from medical personnel, civilians, prisoners of war, and survivors of concentration camps and internment camps. Major events of WWII are covered, including D-Day landings in Europe, the detonation of the atomic bomb, and post-war occupation of Germany. Material types include oral history videos, letters (including v-mail), journals and diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, ephemera, artefacts, training manuals, flight logbooks, maps, sketches, artwork, and more.

Materials in this collection are sourced from the National WWII Museum in New Orleans.

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