World War II

Topics include:

  • World War II general resources
  • Pearl Harbor

Information on the Japanese-American Internment is on a separate page.

World War II:

Calisphere – A World of Digital Resources – Lessons and primary sources related to various topics, including the Gold Rush, World War II, and the Japanese American Internment.

Experiencing War: Buffalo Soldiers, the 92nd in Italy (Stories from the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress) – Told through oral history interviews, memoirs, diaries, and correspondence, these stories are not a formal history of war, but a treasure trove of individual feelings and personal recollections.

Holocaust Cybrary remembering the Stories of the Survivors – – Images, stories, and resources related to the Holocaust.

HyperWar: World War II on the World Wide Web – Resources and documents, including policies, papers, treaties, the Pacific and European Theater of Operations, etc. of World War II.

War – The story of World War II though the accounts of American men and women who participated, including an extensive collection of primary sources, interviews and articles, and lesson plans.

World War II : Documents – Information and documents from World War II.

World War Two in Europe – Information, links, and lesson plans about World War II.

WWII Resources – Primary source documents and information about World War II.

Pearl Harbor:

Pearl Harbor Interactive Attack Map – An interactive map showing the timeline and information about the attack on Pearl Harbor. It zooms in to the areas being discussed, and includes extra information and eyewitness accounts in their own words. EXCELLENT resource!

Air Raid Pearl Harbor – A photographic history of the attack on Pearl Harbor, with images sorted by category.

Attack At Pearl Harbor, 1941 – An overview of the attack of Pearl Harbor.

Attack At Pearl Harbor, 1941 – The Japanese View – Information from the Japanese perspective of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Attack on Pearl Harbor – Information, eyewitness accounts, casualty list, and more related to the attack on Pearl Harbor.

December 7, 1941 – Japanese Bomb Pearl Harbor – Pictures and descriptions of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Pearl Harbor – Research the attack on Pearl Harbor and write an article, as if you have experienced the attack firsthand.

Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 December 1941 – Overview and images from the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Pearl Harbor Ships and Planes – Facts about the ships and planes involved in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Remembering Pearl Harbor: The USS Arizona Memorial – A lesson plan centered on the USS Arizona memorial.

Resources – Remembering Pearl Harbor – A list of resources, lesson plans, and other links, sorted by subject.

USS Arizona – Information and links to resources on the USS Arizona and its memorial.

USS Arizona Memorial – National Park Service website for the USS Arizona Memorial.