History by Country . A . B . C . D . E . F . G . HI . JK . L . M . N . OP . QR . S . TUV . WXYZ
History by Period . 1000-1300 . 1300-1490 . 1490-1562 . 1562-1648 . 1649-1789 . 1789-1815
1815-49 . 1849-80 . 1880-1914 . 1914-18 . 1918-39 . 1939-45 . 1945-49 . 1949-69 . 1969-91 . since 1991

1918-1939 1945-1949
First posted in 2000, last revised on October 19th 2008






European Theatre, Overviews Diplomatic Background . Military History . Timetable . Social Implications . The Colonies
Pacific Theatre, Overviews Military History
By Country, European Theatre Axis Powers and their Allies : Germany . Italy . Japan . Finland . Slovakia . Hungary . Romania . Bulgaria
. Croatia . ( Austria )
Nations (Temporarily) Occupied by Axis Forces : Czechia . Poland . Denmark . Norway . Netherlands . Belgium
Luxemburg . France . Albania . Yugoslavia . Greece
The USSR and Occupied Nations : USSR . Estonia . Latvia . Lithuania
The Western Allies and Occupied Countries : United Kingdom . France . US . Brazil . Iceland
Neutral Nations : Switzerland . Sweden . Ireland . Spain . Portugal . Turkey
By Country, Pacific Theatre Japanese Allies : French Indochina . Thailand
Nations Occupied by the Japanese : Philippines . Malaya . North Borneo . Dutch East Indies . Burma
Issues Euthanasia . Holocaust


Students' Papers Kim, Dong Yoon, Swiss Neutrality 1870-1871, 1914-1918, 1939-1945 (2008)
Park, Jihyeon, Sweden's Neutrality in Two World Wars (2008)
Baik, Seungmin, History of the Sakhalin Koreans (2007)
Kee, Ye Ji, The Historical Background of the Comfort Women System (2007)
Han, Changhee, The Greek Civil War (2007)
Koo, Hyemin, Evolution of Film Propaganda Throughout World War II (2006)
Kwak, Suk Chun, Development, Deployment & Impact of Airborne Infantry during WWII (2005)


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External Files
Timelines
English Language General Timelines
Chronology of World History, by K. Polsson, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945
Timelines of World History, by Algis Ratnikas, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945
Wikipedia (English edition) 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945
Speedy Look (French perspective, in (sometimes awkward) English : 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945
Non-English Language General Timelines
Cronologia, by Francomputer, in Italian, 1922-1939, 1940-1945
Chronologie de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, from e-chronologie, in French
Wikipedia : 1939 Albanian, Belarussian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian edition; pages have links to previous and subsequent years
English Language Topic Timelines
Events Leading up to World War II, 1931-1944, from US GPO
Timeline of World War II, from Wikipedia
External Files
Links
English Language Sites Posting Link Collections
World War II, from BUBL
Virtual Library History : Austria 20th Century, Croatia, scroll down for the 20th century, Czech Republic, scroll down for the 20th century, Finland, Modern, Hungary, scroll down for 20th century, Italy Contemporary, Lithuania, scroll down for 20th century, Macedonia, scroll down for 20th century, Netherlands Contemporary, Poland WW II, Sweden WW II, Yugoslavia, scroll down for 20th century
Non-English Language Sites Posting Links
Seconde Guerre, from Album des Sciences Sociales (in French)
English Language Sites Posting Links on Specific Topics
Holocaust Links, from Teaching the Holocaust
External Files
Encyclopedic Sources
English Language Sites
Category : World War II; Portal World War II; Lists of World War II Topics, from Wikipedia
Second World War, from Spartacus Schoolnet
World War 2 Info
Non-English Language Sites
Category : World War II, from Wikipedia Albanian, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungariaqn, Italian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian edition
Der Zweite Weltkrieg, from DHM, in German
English Language Sites on Specific Topics
External Files
Biographies
General Biographies
Category : People of World War II, from Wikipedia
Biographies of World War II, posted by A. Lamb & L. Johnson
World War II Biographies, from History Link 101
Biographies on Specific Topics
Biographies of American Ex-Prisoners of War : German Camps
Selected Biographies, from The Holocaust Project
External Files
Historical Maps
The Historical Atlas of Europe 1939 (1), 1939 (2), 1941, 1943, posted by Gerard von Hebel
External Files
Narrative Sources
Mei 1940, Dutch language site
Airplanes of World War II, by Geoff Auckett
DOCUMENTS World War II Documents, from the Avalon Project at Yale Law School; from Words of War, Words of Peace ; from History Central (few; almost exclusively US); from Mei 1940; Dutch language site; many docs in English ; from Teacher Oz's Kingdom of History
World War II Propaganda, Cartoons, Film, Music & Art, from Teacher Oz's Kingdom of History
REFERENCE Gerhard L. Weinberg, A World at Arms. A Global History of World War II, Cambridge : UP 1994 [G]
Richard Overy, Russia's War. A History of the Soviet War Efforts 1941-1945, NY : Penguin 1997 [G]
Britannica Book of the Year 1944, 1945 [G]
New International Year Book 1939, Events of 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945 [G]
Americana Annual 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1945 [G]
Funk & Wagnall's New Standard Encyclopedia Year Book 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 [G]
Statesman's Year Book 1942, 1943 [G]
Llewellyn Woodward, British Foreign Policy in the Second World War, London : HMSO 1962 [G]
Reference
Statistics
B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics, Europe 1750-1988, NY : Stockton Press 1992 [G]