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  • "Crossing the Bridge at Remagen"(131 clicks)
    Interview with Ken Hechler. Interviewer: Betty Dotson Lewis. July 14, 2001
  • 104th Infantry Division(141 clicks)
    Divisional veterans page
  • 10th Mountain Division, U S Army(140 clicks)
    [ 85th Regiment ] [ 86th Regiment ] [ 87th Regiment ] [ 604th. ] [ 605th. ] [ 616th. ] [ 10th Anti Tank Bn. ] [ 10th. Recon ] [ 10th Quarter Master ] [ 10th Medical ] [ 110th Signal ] [ Division HQ ] [ HQ Special Troops ] [ Belvedere Blizzard ] [ Italy 2000 ] [ 126th Engineers ]
  • 1941 Russian/German Front(153 clicks)
    WW2 in Russia in 1941. All defense and offensive operations
  • 1941: Russian/German Front(120 clicks)
    Battle maps are the key element of this site.
  • 33rd Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron Online(123 clicks)
    History of men and machines of the 33rd PRS in WWII.
  • 376th Heavy Bombardment Group Oral Histories(147 clicks)
    The 376th Heavy Bombardment Group Oral Histories includes audio and video oral histories with veterans serving in the 376th Heavy Bombardment Group during World War II.
  • A European Anabasis(127 clicks)
    A European Anabasis — Western European Volunteers in the German Army and SS, 1940-1945.Book by Kenneth W. Estes
  • A General Sketch of the European War - The Second Phase(147 clicks)
  • A Walk in My Shoes During the Battle of the Bulge(137 clicks)
    Combat veteran and POW
  • Achtung Panzer(172 clicks)
    German Tanks in World War II
  • Adolf Hitler- Declaration Of War Against Allies 1941(111 clicks)
  • Aerial Reconnaissance Archives(128 clicks)
    Aerial reconnaissance photographs, deposited by the UK Ministry of Defence at TARA, accessible via the internet. For the first time you can access 5.5 million photographs taken over occupied Western Europe, by the Allies during World War II.
  • After D-Day: The Normandy Campaign(133 clicks)
    The battle for Europe after the D-Day invasion.
  • Avanti, Savoia!(105 clicks)
    Le Forze Armate del Regno d’Italia, Regio Esercito, Regia Marina e Regia Aeronautica, nella Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Reparti, uomini, armi, mezzi. Battaglie e campagne.
  • Avout A New Dawn(117 clicks)
    A firsthand account of one German man's experience living through World War II.
  • Battle for Moscow(123 clicks)
    Battle for Moscow during WW2 in 1941-1942. All operations with maps.
  • Battle for Moscow(136 clicks)
    Also in Russian.
  • Battle of Britain(124 clicks)
    Includes an ongoing battle diary.
  • Battle of Britain Historical Society(119 clicks)
    Interesting site.
  • Battle of Leningrad(142 clicks)
    Great battle during WW2 in 1941-1944. All operations and map.
  • Battle of Leningrad(141 clicks)
    Also in Russian.
  • BBC-WW2 People's War(142 clicks)
    The BBC asked the public to contribute their memories of World War Two to a website between June 2003 and January 2006. This archive of 47,000 stories and 15,000 images is the result.
  • Bletchley Park(110 clicks)
    "During WW2 the German armed forces top secret codes were broken at Bletchley Park, providing the allies with vital infomation towards their war effort. The world's first programmable computer and other technologies we take for granted today were initiated at Bletchley Park."
  • Blood Ran in the Streets(116 clicks)
    World War II Story "Blood Ran in the Streets," Cabin Creek, WV Coal Miner; July 1, 2001
  • Captured: The 65th Anniversary of D-Day on the Normandy Beaches(176 clicks)
  • Comando Supremo: Italy at War, 1940-1943(154 clicks)
    Counters the arguments of Italian cowardice.
  • Complete Broadcast D-Day NBC(187 clicks)
  • Congratulations to the 7th Army(109 clicks)
  • D+66: World War II Through a Single Soldier's Eyes(125 clicks)
    War memoirs of Van R. Mayhall, Sr., USAR Col. (ret)
  • D-Day (National Film Board of Canada)(118 clicks)
  • D-Day--Complete Broadcast(174 clicks)
  • D-Day: American Experiebce(143 clicks)
  • Diary of a WWII Veteran(108 clicks)
    Short but useful
  • Documentatiegroep '40-'45(130 clicks)
    Dutch association of WWII collectors
  • clicks) - research on the German armed forces 1918-1945
  • Finnish Army in World War II(139 clicks)
    Includes references.
  • France - "Les archives de guerre"(144 clicks)
  • Franco-German Armistice, June 25, 1940(111 clicks)
    Armitice agreement between the German High Command ... and French...June 22, 1940
  • Frankowski Diary (154 clicks)
    Mrs. Frankowski’s diary is a record of the events she and her family suffered as a result of the Soviet invasion of Poland on September 17, 1939.
  • Game of Death: playing soccer with the Nazis(130 clicks)
  • Gen. Carl Spaatz and D Day(125 clicks)
    Richard Davis, Aerospace Power Journal, Winter 1997
  • German Surrender Documents(110 clicks)
    WWII. Complete set.
  • Germans Surrender Among Ruins(124 clicks)
    Contemporary viedo
  • Harry J. Herder, Jr., Liberation of Buchenwald(147 clicks)
    Eyewitness account.
  • Humor as a defense mechanism in the holocaust(133 clicks)
    Doctor of Philosophy Thesis from Tel-Aviv University. By Chaya Ostrower. The purpose of this study was to investigate and comprehend the types of humor and laughter and the functions they fulfilled in the Holocaust.
  • John C. Crews, WWII Veteran(111 clicks)
    One's man's story of the fight against Germany.
  • Journal for the 3rd Battalion, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division(115 clicks)
    Commencing November 1st 1942
  • Kursk - July, 1943(112 clicks)
    WWII battle in Russia.
  • Lesser Known Facts(183 clicks)
  • Letter and Interview(117 clicks)
    Letter home during the War and an interview in May, 2002.
  • Letter, Headquarters II Corps, 1943(113 clicks)
    Letter of Commendation, July 16, 1943
  • Luchtoorlog-Warplanes(125 clicks)
  • M4 Sherman Tank - Crew tell how shocking it was (240 clicks)
  • Magnificent Eleven: The D-Day Photos of Robert Capa(177 clicks)
    When soldiers of the 16th Regiment of the 1st Infantry Division landed at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944, photographer Robert Capa, in the employ of LIFE magazine, was among them.
  • Massacres and Atrocities of World War II.(180 clicks)
    Massacres and Atrocities of World War II within the countries of Belgium, France, Greece, and Holland. by George Duncan.
  • Memories of a World War II Veteran on the "U.S.S. Nevada"(132 clicks)
    1943 - 1946. Good photos
  • Memory Project: The Italian Campaign(132 clicks)
  • Mission Accomplished(107 clicks)
    The Story of the Campaigns of the VII Corps
  • Monte Cassino(110 clicks)
    "A documentary of experiences of the men who suffered in the shadow of the great Abbey of Monte Cassino."
  • Netherland Forced Labor(115 clicks)
    How the Germans forced the Dutch into slave labor
  • Normandy, 1944(115 clicks)
    from Encyclopdia Britannica
  • Occupation Soldier, The (1946)(139 clicks)
    "This film stresses the job of the occupation soldier in Germany, with emphasis on a '"be firm -- but fair" policy."
  • Operation Barbarossa(165 clicks)
  • Operation Market Garden(114 clicks)
    The largest Airborne operation in history, the heroic actions of the 1st Airborne Division in Holland, September 1944
  • Operation Market Garden: "A Bridge Too Far"(156 clicks)
    Famous battle
  • Panzer Museum(148 clicks)
  • Photos from the Italian Front(121 clicks)
    Collection of Photos taken by my Dad and vets of 5th Army in Italy. Includes group photos, photos of Camp Shelby(MS), Desert Training Center(CA), Execution of Mussolini. From 328 Field Artillery, 85 Div, 310 Engineer Btln. Link to Anzio Diary(38pgs)
  • Photos, Articles, and Research on the(164 clicks)
  • Pobediteli: Soldiers of the Great War(148 clicks)
    Our objective is to thank those who won the Great Patriotic War.
  • Poland Invasion. Blitzkrieg! (Sep 1939). 1 of 2(155 clicks)
  • Polish Campaign, 1939(128 clicks)
    German units rolled into Poland and crushed it. This was the campaign that began WWII in Europe.
  • Regia Marina Italiana(133 clicks)
    The Italian Navy in World War II. In Italian or English.
  • Royal Air Force(152 clicks)
  • Sid's War(139 clicks)
    War time memories of Pvt. Sid Martindale, 1st Battalion Argyll Sutherland Highlanders as told in his own words.
  • Skylighters(130 clicks)
    The 225th AAA Searchlight Battalion (Semimobile).
  • Some Documents Relevant to Germany's Invasion of Poland and Response to Great Britain's Ultimatum(123 clicks)
    Contains: (1)Proclamation by Adolf Hitler, Chancellor of the Reich, to the German Army, September 1,19139. (2) Address by Adolf Hitler, Chancellor of the Reich, before the Reichstag, September 1, 1939. (3) Communication from the German Government to the British Government, Handed to Joachim von Ribbentrop, Minister for Foreign Affairs, to the British Ambassador (Sir Neville Henderson) at 11:20 A.M., September 3, 1939 (4) Proclamation by Adolf Hitler, Chancellor of the Reich, to the German People, September 3, 1939.
  • Soviet War Photography(125 clicks)
  • Stalag XVIII A - Wolfsburg in Austria(133 clicks)
    The original pictures (and those since added) were taken at Stalag XVIII A in Austria. Surprisingly, the camp authorities permitted photography, although a censorship system operated and most of the pictures can be seen as having potential propaganda value for the Germans.
  • Tank Dozer(115 clicks)
    Interview of Clemon Knapp, WWII Veteran by Betty Dotson Lewis, July 17, 2001.
  • Tanks of World War II(117 clicks)
  • Teaching the Holocaust through Stamps(121 clicks)
    An interdisciplinary computerized program through the use of stamps, pictures, text and paintings by children in the Holocaust
  • The Battle of Britain(132 clicks)
    Great site.
  • The Blitz in Portsmouth, England(127 clicks)
    Focus on the port city of Portsmouth with "years later" comments as well.
  • The Italian Campaign, 1943-1945(124 clicks)
    This site covers some history of the Italian Campaign with photos, stories, Unit organization and a Reference Library. Most history books discuss the fighting in Italy after June 1944. This site includes details of the GOTHIC Line and Po Valley.
  • The Katyn Massacre [in Poland](139 clicks)
    AN ASSESSMENT OF ITS SIGNIFICANCE AS A PUBLIC AND HISTORICAL ISSUE IN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN, 1940-1993. " The purpose of this research is to assess the public, political and historical, scholarly significance of the Katyn Massacre--the extermina- tion of 26,000 Polish officers, cadets, and other officials at Katyn and other killing sites in Russia in Spring 1940. Specifically, the study surveys the historical and contemporary treatment of the Katyn Massacre in the public press and scholarly literature of the United States and Great Britain, 1943-1993."
  • The Netherlands in WWII(132 clicks)
  • The Seventy-First Came(174 clicks)
    Liberation of Gunskirchen, Austria - May 4, 1945
  • The War of a Green Howard(125 clicks)
    "What you will find is a great book written by my dad, Bill Cheall, about his World War II experiences.The book covers many major episodes of the war and there is a special section on all my dad's comrades and acquaintances from what is the most significant period of modern history, including a number of photographs."
  • Tunnel Harry(127 clicks)
    Electric lighting. A railroad. An air ventilation system. Against incredible odds, the Allied airmen imprisoned at the Nazi POW camp Stalag Luft III secretly engineered these and other technological marvels 30 feet underground in the three escape tunnels they named "Tom," "Dick," and "Harry."
  • War Diary of John Kline(125 clicks)
    from the "War Diary" of John Kline, a nineteen year old Squad Leader, Heavy Machine guns, 2nd squad, 1st Platoon, M Company, 423rd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division.
  • World War II - Prisoners of War - Stalag Luft I(138 clicks)
  • World War II in Europe(138 clicks)
    Summary, photos, links, memoirs
  • Writings of my father, Joseph W. Zorzoli(111 clicks)
    An HTA book. Edited by Judith Z. Marrs. Photos.
  • WW2 People's War(115 clicks)
    From the BBC
  • Yankee Division: Letters From the Front(117 clicks)
    WWII letters with additional commentary.
  • You Never Know Who's Listening!(128 clicks)
    In February 1940 a nationwide campaign was launched that warned the general public against loose talk and the dangers of unwittingly giving information to enemy sympathizers.
  • “One of Many”(119 clicks)
    British WWII site.