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WWII - Military

The National Archives and Records Administration
The National Archives and Records Administration offers a comprehensive list of records ranging from "Captured Nazi Recordings" to "WWII Casualty Lists." The NARA is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that was created in 1934 to preserve and document government and historical records.

WWII Timeline
A timeline of WWII events.

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
The Avalon project at Yale Law School makes available historical documents to educators and those with a non-commercial interest. The site allows browsers to view the text of agreements and declarations during the WWII era. The site is maintained by the Avalon Project and the Lillian Goldman Law Library in New Haven, Connecticut.

American Experience
Based upon the PBS television show of the same name, this site offers veterans' accounts from both sides of the war in Europe, as well as transcripts of the episodes dealing with D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge.

Aleutian World War II National Historic Area
A history of World War II in the Aleutians.

Archiving Practices

The Rutgers Oral History Archives
A reference to archiving pages.

Best Practices for Digital Archiving
This article entitled "Best Practices for Digital Archiving" was published in D-Lib Magazine in January 2000. It offers advice into more recent methods for archiving digital work.

Eprints Self-Archiving FAQ
This Web site offers researchers insight into Eprint and self-archiving practices. The site is managed by Eprints, a free resource for researchers and their institutions for making their work available online.

Educational Material

Educator's Guide
Through a variety of resources, such as a newspaper publication, website, conferences and books, the Voces Oral History Project seeks to disseminate the remarkable stories of the World War II generation. The Project will add to these various components by making these archives available to teachers and students through educational materials such as this Educator's Guide.

Latino History

Gilder Lehrman Institute on Mexican American History
The University of Houston offers resources from their Gilder Lehrman Institute on Mexican American History.

A History of Mexican Americans in California
This Web site, sponsored by the National Park Service, provides a history of Mexican Americans in California from WWII to the present.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage > Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Hector P. Garcia, a 1940 graduate of the University of Texas Medical School, joined the Army during World War II. He earned the Bronze Star Medal with six battle stars in Italy.

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