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Back to Bataan: A Survivor's Story     View
Transcript of a 1999 interview with a U.S. World War II soldier who "survived an infamous Bataan Death March" and who "as American troops landed at Leyte to reclaim the Philippine Islands, ... sailed in captivity to Japan in the notori ...

Jewish - Holocaust     View
Collection of over 150 links (not annotated) to websites with information about the Jewish Holocaust. Covers history, teaching, stamps, survivor organizations, museums, and more. Includes links to material in English and several other languages.

Yom Hashoah     View
Background about this day in April or May that has been designated to memorialize the Holocaust victims of World War II. Includes a discussion of how the day was selected, how Yom Hashoah is observed, and dates for 2005-2010. Includes links to relate ...

Museum of Jewish Heritage     View
Website for this New York museum that is "a living memorial to the Holocaust," honoring the civilization built by those who died at the hands of the Nazis. Resources available on the website include an online exhibition, selected curricula ...

Propaganda     View
Website companion to the 2009 exhibition "State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda," which "reveals how the Nazi Party used modern techniques as well as new technologies and carefully crafted messages to sway millions with its ...

World War II Military Situation Maps, 1944-1945     View
This site "contains maps showing troop positions beginning on June 6, 1944 to July 26, 1945. Starting with the D-Day Invasion, the maps give daily details on the military campaigns in Western Europe. ... Some of the sheets are accompanied by a d ...

Kamikaze Diaries: Reflections of Japanese Student Soldiers     View
Excerpt from a book with diaries from World War II Japanese kamikaze pilots. Describes how "toward the end of World War II, when an American invasion of Japan's homeland seemed imminent ... a navy vice admiral, invented the tokkotai ('Special At ...

"Wings of Defeat": Kamikaze Stories, Told in Person     View
2008 article and audio of a radio program about surviving kamikaze pilots ("the Japanese warriors trained to crash their planes into Allied targets in World War II") and a documentary about them "called 'Wings of Defeat,' which examine ...

The National WW II Museum, New Orleans     View
The website for this museum, designated by Congress as the country's official World War II museum, features extensive information about World War II and the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. Provides an overview of World War II, fact sheets (such as on ...

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State     View
"A chronological exploration of the largest mass murder site in history." This companion site to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) production provides an excellent overview of concentration camps in general and Auschwitz in particular. ...




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