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WORLD WAR TWO-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Revised January 23, 2001
See also related topics:
World History
General History of Europe
United States History
Military

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT WORLD WAR II

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v. 21
 in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.
Stokesbury, James L. "World War II" v.21 May, Ernest R., et.al. "World War II" v.29

WORLD WAR II   BROWSING GUIDE 940'S

See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.
940.53 940.54

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
WORLD WAR (1939-1945) HOLOCAUST-JEWISH (1939-1945)

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PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE
SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab. Older periodical articles can be found by looking in the Readers Guide to Periodical Literature  under the following subject heading: WORLD WAR (1939-1945)

JACKDAWS:

These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk.  Some include reproducible student activity booklets. See  our World History Jackdaws list.
Dunkirk   Britain at War      The Coming of War--1939 Desert War Winston Churchill

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS
The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.

The Keeley Library owns the following reference books about World War II:
Churchill, Winston.  The Second World War Life’s Picture History of World War II
Life Goes to War: a Picture History of World War II
The Rand McNally Encyclopedia of World War II
Encyclopedia of the Holocaust
Zin, Chaim.  Curriculum Guide for the Encyclopedia of the Holocaust
Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II
Suszberger, Cyrus Leo. American Heritage Picture History of World   War II
Ref. 940.53  C563
Ref. 940.53022L7226
Ref. 940.530222 L7225
Ref. 940.5303 R187
Ref. 940.531803 E56
Ref. 940.54 M369
Ref. 940.54002 S954
The following history reference sources contain additional information. Look in the indexes for the topics you want. The tables of contents are arranged in chronological order, so you might also look at the dates to see what events are described in each volume.
Great Events from History: Modern European Series, Volume 3, 1900-1969
Great Events from History:Worldwide Twentieth Century Series,   Volume 1, 1900-1945
Great Events from History: American Series, Volume 3, 1904-1969
The Annals of America, Volume 16, 1940-1949: The Second World War and After
Chronicle of the 20th Century
War or Peace in the Twentieth Century
Ref. 940 M194  V. 3 
Ref. 909 M194 V. 1 
Ref. 973 N194  V. 3 
Ref. 973 A  v. 16 
Ref. 909.820202 C557 1987
Ref. 909.82 W253 

WEB SITES

Internet Public Library:Franklin Delano Roosevelt Fireside Chats and Speeches Harry Truman, Vice President Primary source materials on the Web. Original documents regarding all aspects of the war. 
Japanese bombing of Pearl  World War II  - Recruiting posters
World War II Commemoration United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Dwight D. Eisenhower, European Commander Japanese Internment camps.
Pacific Commanders: Douglas MacArthur Holocaust
Rationing in Britain
Rationing in the United States
Don Mabry's Historcial Text Archives: World War II
Pearl Harbor
Bombing of Hiroshima  and Nagasaki Rebuilding Post War Europe with the  Marshall Plan
Historical Atlas of the 20th Century  FDR Museum
4 Freedoms Speech - Roosevelt< Women Come to the Front

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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001