World War II
World War II, fought in parts of Europe, the Middle East, East Asia and Africa between 1939-1945, was the most destructive war in history, claiming the lives of more than 60 million military personnel and civilians.
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Soon after becoming chancellor of Germany in 1933, Adolf Hitler began instituting a series of anti-Semitic laws and interning Jews. By the end of the war in 1945, an estimated 6 million European Jews had perished in concentration camps. Learn more about the Holocaust through these extensive Holocaust resources.
has a collection of exhibits telling the stories of the victims of the Holocaust. It also includes an archive of primary source documents, and articles and podcasts discussing the legacy of the Holocaust and Holocaust denial.
The Cybrary of the Holocaust
includes witness testimony, virtual tours of concentration camps, essays and interviews with historians, and large collection of photos and artwork.
The University of South Florida
has compiled a collection of resources for teachers, including primary source documents, photos, video, quizzes and a list of Holocaust museums.
Fighting in the Pacific Theater of World War II began with the Japanese bombing of ... read more »
The United States developed the world’s first atomic bomb between 1942-1945. In August 1945, ... read more »
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