World War II – Home Front
Sample Call Numbers
|History World War II (1939-1945)||D 731-838|
|England 20th Century||DA 566-592|
|France 1940-1946||DC 397|
|Germany Period of World War II, 1939-1945||DD 256|
|Italy 1919-1945 Fascism||DG 571-572|
|Belgium 20th Century||DH 677-694|
|Russia Soviet Regime 1918-1991||DK 266-292|
|Poland History 1918-1945||DK 4397-4420|
|Norway 20th Century Period of World War II||DL 527-537|
|Modern Spain 1939-1975||DP 269.97-271|
|Switzerland 20th Century||DQ 201-210|
Sample Subject Headings
Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.
- World War, 1939-1945–Europe.
- World War, 1939-1945–Europe—Bibliography
- World War, 1939-1945–Military life–American–England.
- World War, 1939-1945–Europe, Eastern
- World War, 1939-1945–Europe–Sources.
- World War, 1939-1945–Archives.
- World War, 1939-1945–Europe–Maps.
- World War, 1939-1945–Armistices
- World War, 1939-1945–Economic aspects–Great Britain.
- World War, 1939-1945–Europe, Western.
- World War, 1939-1945–Evacuation of civilians
- World War, 1939-1945–Finance
- World War, 1939-1945–Aerial operations, British.
- World War, 1939-1945–Air operations–American–Europe.
- World War, 1939-1945–Airborne troops.
- World War, 1939-1945–Biography–Dictionaries.
- World War, 1939-1945–Blockades.
- World War, 1939-1945–Campaigns & battles–Europe.
- World War, 1939-1945–Concentration camps–Germany–Dachau.
- World War, 1939-1945–Conscript labor–Germany.
- World War, 1939-1945–Cryptography.
- World War, 1939-1945–Moral and ethical aspects.
- World War, 1939-1945–Refugees–Europe.
- World War, 1939-1945–Occupied territories.
- World War, 1939-1945–Participation, Female.
- World War, 1939-1945–Peace
- World War, 1939-1945–Personal narratives.
Sample Materials at Von Canon Library
|D-Day, June 6, 1944 : the climactic battle of World War II||D 756.5 .N6 A455|
|The European Theater of Operations: Cross-channel attack||UA 25 .E74 .H245|
|Hitler’s Luftwaffe : a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia||UG 635 .G3 W6|
|I have lived a thousand years : growing up in the Holocaust||DS 135 .H93 J33|
|The illustrated history of World War II||D 743 .R211|
|The last great victory : the end of World War II||D 755.7 .W44|
|The Mediterranean Theater of Operations: Cassino to the Alps||UA 25 .M46 F531|
|The military history of World War II. European Land Battles||D 743 .D929|
|The Oxford companion to World War II||D 740 .O93|
|Radio goes to war the cultural politics of propaganda…||e-Book|
|The Stars and Stripes : World War II Front Pages||D 735 .S73|
|The Transportation Corps: operations overseas||UA 25 .T226 B99|
|U.S. Army uniforms of World War II||e-Book|
|The Women’s Army Corps||UA 25 .S32 T71|
|World War II writings||D 756 .L54|
|Battle for Budapest one hundred days in World War II||e-Book|
|Commanding the Red Army’s Sherman tanks the World War II||e-Book|
Relevant Journals and Magazines
- World War II
- War and Society
- War Crimes Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
- War in History
- Military Affairs
- Journal for Military History
- Military History
These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.
Selected Web Page and Digital Archives
- World War II Documents (Avalon Project – Yale)
- Rutgers Oral History Archives
- Online World War II Indexes & Records
- World War II Records (National Archives)
- European History Primary Sources
- World War II Military Situation Maps (LOC)
- Letters from World War 2 Online
- WWII Operational Documents
- Women and the Home Front During World War II
- World War II Poster Collection
- Manzanar War Relocation Center Photographs
- FSA/Office of War Information Photographs
- Normandy Invasion Images
- National World War II Museum
- Canadian Broadcasting (Clips)
- Eisenhower Archives
- Library of Congress World War II Resources
- Library of Congress Veterans History Project
- U.S. Air Force Historical Research Agency
- University of Washington War Posters Collection
- Government Documents from World War II (SMU)
- U.S. Army Center for Military History
- Perry-Castañeda Map Collection World War II maps
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Research
- Yad Vashem Jewish People’s Memorial to the Holocaust
- Wartime Columns (IU)
- Nazi and East Germany Propaganda Guide Page
- Eisenhower Communiques (BYU)
- Military History Encyclopedia on the Web
- Historical Atlas and Gazetteer of Europe from Year 1 to 2000
- Nuremberg Trials