Around the World

Through these links, we hope to provide quick, convenient, and consistent access to the best WW2 websites on the web. Suggestions and submissions are welcome and appreciated. To make any submissions, please contact us.

Recollections of WWII
In the United Kingdom, thousands of people have recorded their memories of the War. Recollections of WWII aims promote their stories through providing researchers with a unique directory of oral history collections relating to the Second World War. The stories of child evacuees, survivors of the Holocaust and civilians who experienced the Blitz of British cities are featured in many of these collections. The experiences of men who served in the Army, Royal Navy, RAF and Merchant Navy, and women in the WAAF, WRNS, ATS and Land Army are well represented in collections large and small.

La bataille de Lorraine
The Battle of Lorraine is one of the least known battles of the Second World War, yet it is one of the largest and most deadly. Having long trampled in Normandy, the Allies arrive early September in the Lorraine. They carry some of their toughest fights: the crossing of the Moselle near Pont-à-Mousson, to fighting through the Foret de Parroy, through the famous battle tanks of Arracourt...the Allies, especially the Americans experiencing extreme combat conditions and losses greater than those recorded in Normandy.

VI Corps Combat Engineers
A great site featuring information regarding the 36th (2826th, 2827th & 2828th), 39th, 540th (2832nd & 2833rd) and the 1108th (48th & 235th) Combat Engineer Regiments, who bravely fought against the Axis powers from North Africa into Sicily, Italy, France, Central Europe and ended their tour of duty in Germany in 1945. Dedicated to Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek , of the 540th and all the other outstanding engineers of VI Corps.

Canadian Heroes
Canadian Heroes is dedicated to two unsung heroes. It chronicles the exploits and accomplishments of two great Canadians who sacrificed so much, so that future generations may multiply the benefits over and over.

The WWII Journals of Colonel Walton S. Van Arsdale
A wonderful tribute site including diaries, photographs, and letters from Colonel Van Arsdale, 311th Field Artillery Battalion Commander, 79th Division.

The WWII Diary of Lancaster Pilot Bruce Johnston
A website that chronicles the training and tour of operation for Lancaster bomber pilot, Bruce Johnston, through the diary he kept during his time with the RCAF in 1944.

The WW2 US Medical Research Library
A website dedicated to the research of the US Army Medical Department during WW2.

Lone Sentry
Photos, Articles, Stories, and Research on the European Theater in World War II.

American Battle Monuments Commission
The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) was established by Congress in 1923 to commemorate the service, sacrifice and achievements of U.S. Armed Forces where they have served overseas since 1917, and within the U.S. when directed by public law.

The National WWII Museum
The Museum, which opened on June 6, 2000, is the only museum in the United States that addresses all of the amphibious invasions or "D-days" of World War II, paying tribute to the more than one million Americans who took part.

The National Archives
Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by NARA forever. Find them here.

Kilroy Was Here
WWII's Kilroy was here, unknown stories and forgotten places. Everything but the kitchen sink.

The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience
The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience focuses on preserving your donated memories and artifacts of the men and women who served in World War II in the service and of civilians who helped on the home front.

America in WW2 Magazine
A bimonthly magazine that tells the story of American men and women at the battlefront and on the home front during World War II.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
Numerous documents and photographs of Fort Wolters, Texas.