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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States

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After the Day of Infamy: 'Man-on-the-Street' Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor

The Library of Congress presents this seasonal collection of field recordings of over 200 ordinary Americans' reactions to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941. Made between December 8, 1941, and February 1942, the original recordings used a technology called direct-to-disk, which created fragile, lacquer-coated, aluminum disks that could be played at 33 1/3 or 78 RPMs. The...
Churchill and the Great Republic

The late Winston Spencer Churchill was many things, including a fine diplomat, an excellent statesmen, and quite a prodigious author. Of course, he was also a good friend to the United States, and this online exhibit from the Library of Congress explores Churchill's long relationship with the U.S., which he referred to as "the great Republic". With generous funding from John W. Kluge (and the...
U.S. Army Center of Military History

The U.S. Army Center of Military History (CMH) is a directorate within the office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. It provides a vast range of services designed to support the historical research efforts of different sections and organizations within the Army. First-time visitors may wish to start at the Medal of Honor area, which provides some detailed information...
The Public Health Film Goes To War

When the United States needed to teach soldiers and others about public health matters, who did they turn to? The United States Army Pictorial Service, of course. The National Library of Medicine has digitized 18 of these most intriguing items for consideration by researchers as well as the general public. These short films cover women's health, physical fitness, syphilis prevention, as well as...