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US Military History: WW2

This guide is for use with military history courses taught at University of Wyoming, specifically HIST 2020: US Military History.


The United States' involvement in World War 2 ended with the US as a world power.  The UW Libraries, American Heritage Center (AHC), other academic institutions, government websites, and other websites provide researchers with a vast array of material.

Reference Books & Bibliographies

Novels & Narrative Nonfiction

Recommended Scholarly Books

Primary Sources

Recommended Reading Lists on WW2

The following links are to recommended books on the US Civil War.


Bibliographic Databases & Journals


Memoirs & Personal Journals

Government Documents

There are hundreds of U.S. government documents about World War II. Those listed below are just a sample of the available documents.