World War Information
- World War Two
This site features information about the worldwide military conflict of World War II, which involved 61 countries and lasted from 1939-1945. Links to additional World War II resources are also provided.
- World War One
This site features information about World War I, which lasted from 1914 to 1918, and involved most of the world's superpowers.
- World War I Trenches (Digital Image)
These preserved trenches from World War I in France were dug in the deep woods, giving soldiers the cover they needed during battle. Today they are empty but for a couple of inches of snow, and the scene is peaceful and serene.
- World War II - European Theatre
Learn about the European battles of World War II on this helpful website, which also includes photographs and historical information about many important battles.
- Discount Stores
Discount stores date back to the late 1940s and early 1950s, just after the end of World War II. They were conceived during the post-war economic boom, to serve the consumer needs of baby boomer families.
Antique Biplane (Photograph)
Antique airplanes are reminiscent of an era gone by. This photo shows the rotary motor and wooden propeller of a red World War I era biplane that is on display at the Air & Space Museum in San Diego's Balboa Park.
Toothbrushes are used along with toothpaste to clean the teeth. The modern toothbrush was invented in 1850 but became widely used during World War I.
World War News
- WW2 Spitfire pilot Joy Lofthouse dies aged 94
The 94-year-old was one of the first female pilots to fly a Spitfire during World War Two.
BBC News. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:51:30 GMT.
- World facing 'largest humanitarian crisis'
March 12, 2017 5:00 AMNEW YORK • The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II with over 20 million people in four countries facing starvation and famine, a senior United Nations official has warned.
Straits Times. Sun, 12 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0800.
- The Geological Legacy Of War
It was during the first World War that the impact of human warfare on the landscape exponentially increased. ...
By David Bressan, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:43:00 -0500.
World War Bibliography
- Willmott, H. P., Robin Cross, and Charles Messenger. World War II. New York, NY. DK Publishing. 2008.
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