County of Los Angeles Public Library Virtual Reference Collection This database of ebooks, which includes World War II, World War II Reference Library and many more reference sources, is available to students through the Los Angeles County library system. Use the barcode number on the back of your Manhattan Beach Public Library Card to login. If you don't have your own library card, you can use the MCHS ID #. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Sullivan for the ID #.
Biography Resource Center This County of Los Angeles Public Library database is probably the most comprehensive source available anywhere for biographical encyclopedias and articles.
Some Quality Websites: IWitness from the USC Shoah Foundation Institute provides more than1,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses. You can browse videos without an account, but you will have access to more options if you register, to create an account, enter MCHS's keycode: 992621ex47
Shmoop.com on World War II - Shmoop.com offers quality information on a variety of topics in a fun, easy-to-follow way. This page has information and links about World War I.
The War The story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns. The war touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in American and demonstrated that in extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives.
Oral History Archive Over 32,000 pages of full-text, searchable oral history are just a click away! The primary source material collected by the Rutgers Oral History Archives since 1994 is available to students, teachers, researchers and scholars free of charge and without restriction.
World War II Propaganda Guns, tanks, and bombs were the principal weapons of World War II, but there were other, more subtle forms of warfare as well. Words, posters, and films waged a constant battle for the hearts and minds of the American citizenry just as surely as military weapons engaged the enemy.