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.
J 973.91 Bro
Contains excerpts from letters, diaries, and speeches from the respective eras.
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.