These handouts are meant
to help you understand the readings, and to prepare for the examination.
At the time of writing, some
valuable launch sites for Second World War resources include the
For new books about the war as they appear, check out:http://www.sonic.net/~bstone/ and http://books.stonebooks.com/reading/
Other general sites:
http://www.raf.mod.uk/bob1940/bobhome.html (on the Battle of Britain)http://www.worldwar2database.com/html/frame1.htm
A large collection of popular essays from World War II magazine is located at:
One often-underplayed aspect of the war was the role played by Canada and Canadian armed forces. You can find excellent materials on this history at
couple of pieces
written by myself:
A number of sites offer
excellent MAP resources, too abundant to be listed in detail here.
to say that one or more of these sites will have something valuable for
For films about the war, both contemporary and later works, see for instance:http://www.epinions.com/content_3074203780 and also http://www.worldwar-2.net/world-war-2-on-film/world-war-2-on-film-index.htm
(Do note that the reference on
this page to extra credit does NOT apply to this course!)
INTO THE COLD WAR
For the aftermath of the war and the
growing hostility between East and West, check out the chronology
in this handout.
There are LOTS of other possibilities out there, which you will certainly use in your paper. As you must know, web-sites change frequently, so donÕt be surprised if some of these links are obsolete by the time you try them.