World War II, 1939-1945

Second World War, 1939-1945
– topics include: Background, Chronology, Political figure, Battles, Resistance, Nazi Germany, Holocaust, Home Front, Women at War. From Spartacus Educational

World War II (3 September 1939 – 15 August 1945)
– overview of World War 1, timeline of campaigns and photos. From RSL Virtual War Memorial

World War Two
– causes, events and people of World War II. From BBC

The Holocaust

Nazi propaganda – Primary sources
– Propaganda was central to Nazi Germany. This website is a collection of English translations of National Socialist propaganda. From Randall Bytwerk, Calvin College

People of the Holocaust
– looks at victims, perpetrators, bystanders, resisters, rescuers, liberators, survivors and children. From University of South Florida

Timeline of the Holocaust
– Rise of the Nazi Party, Nazification, The ghettos, The camps, Resistance, Rescue and liberation, The aftermath. From University of South Florida

World War II – Australia

Australia under attack
– Australia under attack in 1942. From the Australian War memorial

Second World War video
– archival visual material relating to aspects of the Second World War. From  National Film and Sound Archive

Second World War, 1939-1945
– overview of Australia’s role in WW II. From Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Online databases
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Non-Fiction eBooks


Widdicombe, D 2015Australian War MemorialPhotographWikimedia Commons, viewed 19 June 2021, <>, Creative Commons license: <>.