Links to WW2 poetry
"Never Such Innocence Again" is a site dedicated to the influence of the Great War on later writers.
Website of the Salamander Oasis Trust
The Peace Pledge Union, based in London, has some pages on "Twentieth Century Poetry & War"
The Modern American Poetry site has a background chapter on WW2, which includes a short summary of the war by Richard Overy
The Great War has a number of excellent poetry sites, but so far there are no comparable sites specifically related to the poetry of the Second World War. In the current absence of more general links, see the links to the major and minor British poets writing 1938-48 on my own Lives of the Poets page.
Links to other arts of WW2
Northwestern University’s Library’s collection of over 300 posters issued by U.S. federal agencies 1939-45
Wonderful searchable collection of British cartoons 1939-45, held at the University of Kent
Dr. Seuss Went to War
WW2 Art Project
Currently being set up at Brown University
The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) yields 897 results for the SWW
Tate Britain has a searchable online collection, with 85 results for the SWW
Britmovie is the best starting point for classic British films
The British Film Institute has a very rich and regularly updated site
War Two on Film has an excellent searchable database
Links to WW2 history
There is no shortage of these ! The following is a selection of some of the best :
Site of the Imperial War Museum, London
Web Sources for Military History, compiled by Richard Jensen, University of Illinois
Responses to War, is an extremely rich site for a course that was taughtby David Hart at the University of Adelaide.
The Internet Modern History Sourcebook, run by Paul Halsall, contains texts of a number of historical documents relating to WW2
Patrick Clancey’s Hyperwar Project, a collection of cross-referenced material related to WW2, from an American perspective
World War II Resources offers links to primary documents, from an American perspective
The Avalon Project of the Yale Law School offers online texts of international agreements
The Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II
of WW2, provided by Professor Ferraro of Mount Holyoke College
Magazines and Journals
Literature and the Arts (WLA)
A journal edited by the English Department of the US Air Force Academy
Other pages of
The Other Side of War, an interview with Paul Fussell concerning Doing Battle, his memoir about how WW2 changed his life.
For the Second World War on film, see my WW2 filmography page.