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The Holocaust Chronicle

The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures is a not-for-profit endeavor of the Chicago-based Publications International, Ltd. Posted recently, the online edition examines the Holocaust chronologically, beginning with its pre-Nazi roots in Europe and devoting a chapter to each year from rise of the Nazis to power in 1933 through the Nuremberg trials in 1946. In fact, a distinguishing...

http://www.holocaustchronicle.org/
University of Hawai'i at Manoa Libraries Special Collections: Digital Archives

Created by the University of Hawai'i System Libraries, this site contains three collections of digitized images. The first features images of Hawaiian language newspapers published from 1834 to 1948. They include stories, photos, advertisements, letters to the editor, and other content. The quality of images varies. The second collection comes from the Hawai'i War Records Depository (HWRD), and in...

https://manoa.hawaii.edu/library/research/collections/digita...
The Perilous Fight: America's World War II in Color

Documentaries about World War II have become almost de rigueur for any major television network since the 1950s, but PBS has assembled an impressive collection of color photographs, film clips, and personal histories that brings the experience of the war, both in the US and abroad, to bear on the human condition in a very powerful way. The site is divided into different thematic areas, including...

http://www.pbs.org/perilousfight/
Democracy at War: Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War

Until quite recently, many organizations (such as libraries and newspapers) kept extensive clipping files, thematically organized, and ready at a minute's notice for use by a columnist, researcher, or those who were just plain curious. One such organization was the Hamilton Spectator, a Canadian newspaper which kept a collection of 144,000 newspaper articles (culled from various Canadian...

https://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/newspapers/intro_e....
Shared Experience: Art & War

The use of artistic expression to convey the experience of war and the battlefield has been around since antiquity, and has given rise to glorious poetry, epic stories, and more recently, paintings. This online exhibit created by the people at the Australian War Memorial presents the experiences of Australians, Britons, and Canadians in the Second World War through paintings created during this...

https://www.awm.gov.au/visit/exhibitions/sharedexperience
Newspaper Pictorials: Word War I Rotogravures

During World War I, a number of newspapers aggressively worked to take advantage of the rotogravure printing process to offer their readers higher quality images. Expansive pictorial sections helped document the wartime experience and brought the war vividly home to people a long way from the front in Europe. This digital collection from the Library of Congress's American Memory Project brings...

https://www.loc.gov/collections/world-war-i-rotogravures/abo...