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WWII Special Topics

Use this guide to locate resources for the study of special topics related to World War II, including the Holocaust, the Atomic Bomb/Manhattan Project, the Nuremberg/Pacific War Trials, and Japanese/American Internment Camps.

Holocaust Resources



Find Books & Documentary Films

Try these subjects

  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Jewish
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities
  • Concentration camps


Find Primary Sources

  • Use the Advanced Search option.
  • Combine your search terms with the phrase Primary Source as a Note.
  • For Primary Source videos, try an Advanced Search for War (Nonfiction) as a Subject and Primary Source as a Note.
    • This will locate all of the oral histories, newsreels, speeches and other primary source videos available.