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Subjects that are useful for finding primary sources related to World War II:

  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Personal narrative
  • Sources
  • Correspondence
  • Archives
  • Interviews
  • Photographs
  • Newspapers

Digital Primary Source Collections

Tips for searching primary source collections:

  • Think about the language of sources you hope to find. What are keywords for your topic from that language? 
  • How did people refer to events at the time? For example, some contemporary news sources called "World War II" simply "the war," while it was ongoing. 

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Elizabeth Sullivan
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