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World Wars

Allies against the Axis: World War II (1940-1950)

JR 940.53 Ste

Two introductions to World War II and the Cold War that include excerpts from primary sources. Allies begins with a description of America's pre-war isolationist policy; it then presents readers with images on and off the battlefield as the war progresses, ends, and the Truman Doctrine evolves. In Postwar, the kaleidoscope of Communist scares, the conflict in Korea, and the phenomena of television and pop icons are all clearly reported.

Conflict in Europe and the Great Depression: World War I 1914-1940

J 973.91 Bro

Contains excerpts from letters, diaries, and speeches from the respective eras.

First World War: Eyewitness history series

R 940.3 Kir

Provides hundreds of firsthand accounts of the war-from memoirs, speeches, letters, and newspapers, which illustrate how historical events appeared to those who lived through them. Among the eyewitness testimonies included are those of Otto von Bismarck, Marshal Joseph Joffre, V. I. Lenin, T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), Woodrow Wilson, and hundreds more.

World War I 1914-18

J R 940.3 Hat

Discusses World War I by utilizing a variety of documents including official treaties, letters, propaganda leaflets, diaries, and newspaper reports.

World War I: A history in documents

R 940.3 Coe

Draws upon the diaries, memoirs, fiction, poetry, song lyrics, government documents, and more from the people who lived it.

World War II - A digital library

From Southern Methodist University

World War II 1939-1945

J R 940.53 Hat

Discusses World War II by utilizing a variety of documents including official treaties, political speeches, diaries, letters and military memoirs.