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.
This four-volume encyclopedia includes entries on cities, countries, people, movements, organizations, etc. Bibliographies are listed with each entry.
The Holocaust: an Encyclopedia and Document Collection
Call Number: Ref D 804.25 .H655 2017 v. 1-4
Provides reference entries, primary documents, and personal accounts from individuals who lived through the Holocaust that allow readers to better understand the cultural, political, and economic motivations that spurred the Final Solution.
Remembering : Voices of the Holocaust : a New History in the Words of the Men and Women who Survived by Lyn Smith
Call Number: D 804.195 .S65 2006
Provides first-hand accounts of more than 100 people persecuted during the Holocaust.
What We Knew: Terror, Mass Murder and Everyday Life in Nazi Germany : an Oral History by Eric Johnson; Karl-Heinz Reuband
Call Number: DD 256.5 .J64 2005
Includes interviews with Jewish Holocaust survivors, as well as "ordinary Germans."
Auschwitz : Inside the Nazi State
Call Number: DVD 594
The story of the Auschwitz death camp is told through archival footage, the accounts of eyewitnesses, and the stories of former Nazis.
Holocaust : the Liberation of Auschwitz
Call Number: DVD 634
Contains all of the film footage of Auschwitz which was filmed from January 27th through February 28th, 1945.
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Includes the table of contents for the journal Holocaust and Genocide Studies from 2001 to date. Buhl has a subscription to this journal beginning in 2003 (via Project Muse). There are a few other papers available, as well.
"In the pre-TV era, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theaters. ... These newsreels offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture and were a primary source of visual news reporting" (from Internet Archive).