World War II – Home Front
Selected Call Numbers
Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.
|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|
Selected Subject Headings
Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.
- 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.
Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library
Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.
|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|
Selected Research Databases
The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.
Selected Journals and Magazines
The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.
- World War II
- War and Society
- War Crimes Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
- War in History
- Military Affairs
- Journal for Military History
- Military History
Selected Websites and Digital Archives
The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.
- 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